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Rearrange HUs in multi-depth storage bins
Note: This blog is part of the series ‘SAP EWM meets Automation’ and shows an EWM standard logic which is rarely mentioned in any of the EWM books and documentations but tackles a process which is essential in automated warehouses with SAP EWM MFS multi-depth storage bins.
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Note that you need to have a rough understanding of the MFS component as well as some basic ABAP knowledge in order to understand the content of this article.
What is the problem we are looking at?
Multi-depth storage can be used to save space in automated storage types. It results in fewer working aisles and resources and a higher storage density. Multi-depth storage bins can contain multiple handling units (HUs) stored horizontally behind each other.
.This sounds straightforward but it has some hiccups and specialties. Let us have a look at the details.
The following settings are needed on storage type level in order to work with multi-depth bins:
Where do we find the standard logic?
Badi /SCWM/EX_MFS_MD_REARR_HU with fallback class /SCWM/CL_EI_MFS_MD_REARR_HU is called from include /SCWM/LMFS_MAINF06, subroutine call_badi_multi_deep:
1st step: method check_