Put away is the process of moving stock from the receiving bin location to the storage location or pick face location. Companies are looking for new put away strategies that go beyond simply "putting away" goods to a reserve storage location.
SBO4 PDA a Warehouse Management Solution for SAP Business One has introduced the feature of smart put away. Clicking on the 'Away' button will introduce a combo box which displays the top 5 bins suggesting to put the stock away. The user is also displayed the quantity on hand that is in each bin location and this lookup is in real time.
SBO4 PDA uses Plugin SQL or Plugin View which allows the system parameter to be custom for each SAP Business One site and for the customer to build their own put away business logic. The feature works with both platforms for SAP Business One SQL and HANA.
The screen shot below of the PDA device is where the user has scanned the item A00003 and it displays the top 5 bins of where the item already exists and could possibly need replenishment. This lookup is live. Currently the business logic will not display any receiving bin location and will only show pick or bulk bins. Also, it takes into the Maximum Qty which may be set against a bin location in SAP Business One. So the business rules set into SAP Business One can also apply to the SBO4 PDA warehouse management solution.