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More often than not, it is required to cancel only partial quantity of a product from a handling unit as HU may contain many line items. The single heterogeneous(Mixed) HU contains many products, only preferred product needs to be cancelled from HU with partial quantities.

This blog will explain how to cancel a partial quantity of an HU only if multiple stocks are packed into an HU.


Below delivery which 3 line items are picked and packed in one HU.



HU details


Now, if we try to cancel partial quantity  from this HU directly from Cancel picking, system does now allow .

Suppose if we intend to pick quantities partially from this HU, we need repack those in a new HU


This can be done by creating a New shipping Handling Unit. A new HU 8001000258 is created from RFUI


Repack the products into new HU.


The partial quantities are packed in new HU.


Now, conduct pick cancellation on this HU.8001000258


The delivery status changed to partially started on partial pick cancellation inflicted on HU.


Now, conduct the process code to reduce the quantity to reset the delivery status as Completed.


This way partial quantity can be cancelled from HU without conducting cancellation of whole HU which may contain many items.

Note:SAP also recommends this process as this can be conspicuous from site mentioning the same process for partial pick cancellation.

All testing is conducted in S/4 HANA embedded system.


Thanks & Regards

Shailesh Mishra