SAP Inventory Management Movement Type 3

Below you will find a short description of the standard movement types. The reversal movement type is the movement type + 1 (reversal of 501 = 502).

501 Goods receipt without purchase order - unrestricted-use stock

This movement type is used for deliveries from vendors that are not based on a purchase order. Invoice verification is not possible for these goods receipts.
For a goods receipt for purchase order ( 101), the receipt of returnable transport packaging can be entered using movement type 501 and special stock indicator M.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, Q

503 Goods receipt without purchase order - stock in quality inspection

This movement type is used for deliveries from vendors that are not based on a purchase order. Invoice verification is not possible for these goods receipts.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, Q

505 Goods receipt without purchase order - blocked stock

This movement type is used for deliveries from vendors that are not based on a purchase order. Invoice verification is not possible for these goods receipts.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, Q

511 Free-of-charge delivery from vendor

The quantity is posted to unrestricted-use stock. If there is a material with moving average price, the moving average price is reduced accordingly. 
Possible special stock indicators:
None

521 Goods receipt without order - unrestricted-use stock

This movement type is used for deliveries from production that are not based on an order.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

523 Goods receipt without order - stock in quality inspection

This movement type is used for deliveries from production that are not based on an order.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

525 Goods receipt without order - blocked stock

This movement type is used for deliveries from production that are not based on an order.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

531 Goods receipt from by-product from the order

The goods receipt of a by-product usually refers to an order, but it can be entered without a reference.
If a component is entered with a negative quantity in the order, a reservation item is created with 531 (instead of 261). The receipt of a by-product can be entered when the component for the order is withdrawn from stock or it can be entered as an 'other goods receipt'. 
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q
See also: 545 and 581

541 Transfer posting unrestricted-use stock - stock of material provided to vendor

With this movement type you provide the subcontractor with the components required for subcontract orders. The quantity is posted into unrestricted-use stock of material provided to vendor.
If there is a goods receipt for a subcontract order ( 101) consumption of components is posted from this stock.
The transfer posting can be posted via a delivery in Shipping.
Possible special stock indicators:
None

543 Consumption from stock of material provided to vendor

This movement cannot be entered manually.
The consumption of components for a subcontract order is posted using goods receipt for purchase order ( 101). It can be corrected by means of a subsequent adjustment. 
For special stock indicators E and Q, you must ensure that the quantity is not posted to the stock of material provided to vendor, but to the unrestricted-use sales order or project stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, O, Q

545 Goods receipt from by-product from subcontracting

If a component is entered with a negative quantity for the subcontract order, the receipt of the by-product is posted to stock provided to vendor during goods receipt for purchase order or during the subsequent adjustment. 
For special stock indicators E and Q, you must ensure that the quantity is not posted to the stock of material provided to vendor, but to the unrestricted-use sales order or project stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, O, Q

551 Scrapping from unrestricted-use stock

Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, O, Q, V, W

553 Scrapping from stock in quality inspection

Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, O, Q, V, W

555 Scrapping from blocked stock

Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, Q

557 Issue from stock in transit (adjustment posting)

Only use this movement type (also the reversal movement type) under the following circumstances:
Using movement type 557, you can correct purchase-order-independent stock in transit if
- a good receipt cannot be posted to a purchase order without stock in transit, even though there is still stock in transit according to the purchase order history
- stock in transit still exists, even though there are no open stock transfer orders for the particular material
This movement type may ONLY be used in the cases mentioned above after careful analysis, to correct stock in transit that has rounding errors.
This movement type may not be copied.
Note!
Before using this movement type, note the following:
- 392205 Analysis stock in transit / Correction if split valuation
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

561 Initial entry of stock - unrestricted-use stock

During initial entry of stock balances, when the ERP system is active, you enter the physical warehouse stock figures or the book inventory from your old system into the R/3 Materials Management component. This data entry usually takes place by means of batch input .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, O, Q, V, W

563 Initial entry of stock - quality inspection

During initial entry of stock balances, when the ERP system is active, you enter the physical warehouse stock figures or the book inventory from your old system into the R/3 Materials Management component. This data entry usually takes place by means of batch input .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, O, Q, V, W

565 Initial entry of stock - blocked stock

During initial entry of stock balances, when the ERP system is active, you enter the physical warehouse stock figures or the book inventory from your old system into the R/3 Materials Management component. This data entry usually takes place by means of batch input .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, Q

571 Goods receipt for assembly order to unrestricted-use

This movement cannot be entered in Inventory Management. It can only be entered in repetitive manufacturing using the Goods receipt for sales order function.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

573 Goods receipt for assembly order to quality inspection

This movement cannot be entered in Inventory Management. It can only be entered in repetitive manufacturing using the Goods receipt for sales order function.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

575 Goods receipt for assembly order to blocked stock

This movement cannot be entered in Inventory Management. It can only be entered in repetitive manufacturing using the Goods receipt for sales order function.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

581 Goods receipt of a by-product from the network

The goods receipt of a by-product usually refers to a network, but can be entered without reference.
If a component is entered with a negative quantity in the network, a reservation is created with 581 (instead of 281). The receipt of a by-product can be entered during the withdrawal for the network or as an 'other goods receipt'.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

601 Goods issue for delivery (Shipping)

In Shipping, this movement type is created automatically with the Goods issue for delivery function.
The quantity is taken from unrestricted-use stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, Q

603 Goods issue for stock transport order (Shipping) with additional item

If you issue goods for a stock transport order in Shipping using movement type 641, you can use this movement type to assign an extra item to the order. 
The ordered material is transferred to the stock in transit of the receiving plant. The material for the additional item is transferred from unrestricted-use stock in the issuing plant to stock in transfer in the receiving plant. 
You can also use this movement type without referencing a purchase order.
Possible special stock indicators:
None
See also: 303, 641

605 Goods receipt for a stock transport order (Shipping) with additional item

You can use this movement type to transfer into unrestricted-use stock the material you posted into stock in transfer in the receiving plant using movement type 603. You post the goods movement with reference to the purchase order (if available) or the delivery.
Possible special stock indicators:
None
See also: 305 and 641

617 Putting together structured material (Retail) in consignment stock

The effects of movement type 617 correspond to those of movement type 317.
However, you can only use movement type 617 together with the special stock indicator K and only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
Possible special stock indicators:
K

619 Splitting up structured material into components (Retail) in consignment stock.
The effects of movement type 619 correspond to those of movement type 319.
However, you can only use movement type 619 together with special stock indicator K and only if you have activated the business eunction Retail (EA-RET).
Possible special stock indicators:
K

621 Transfer posting unrestricted-use - returnable packaging (Shipping)

The quantity is transferred from unrestricted-use stock to the returnable packaging stock at customer.
Possible special stock indicators:
none

623 Goods issue from returnable packaging stock at customer (Shipping)

This quantity is withdrawn from unrestricted-use returnable packaging stock at the customer.
Possible special stock indicators:
V
631 Transfer posting unrestricted use - customer consignment stock (Shipping)
The quantity is transferred from unrestricted-use stock to consignment stock at customer .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q

633 Goods issue from customer consignment (Shipping)

The quantity is withdrawn from unrestricted-use consignment stock at the customer.
Possible special stock indicators:
W

641 Goods issue for a stock transport order (Shipping)

The quantity is transferred using a delivery in Shipping from unrestricted-use stock of the issuing plant to stock in transit of the receiving plant.
The goods receipt for the stock transport order takes place using movement type 101 and can, if required, refer to the purchase order or to the delivery. If a purchase order item is flagged as a returns item in the stock transport order, you can post the goods receipt of the returns in the issuing plant with movment type 671.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q, K (Retail)
For the special stock indicators E, K, and Q, and for purchase orders with account assignment, you must ensure that the quantity is not posted to the stock in transit of the receiving plant.
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 351, 643, 671

643 Goods issue for a cross-company stock transport order (Shipping)

Used only for cross-company stock transport orders with SD billing and invoice. The quantity is withdrawn from the unrestricted-use stock of the issuing plant. No stock in transit is created. In a second step, the goods receipt must be entered at the receiving plant. If an item is flagged as a returns item in the stock transport order, you can post the goods receipt of the return at the issuing plant with movment type 673.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 351, 641, 673

645 Goods issue for a cross-company stock transport order in one step (Shipping)

In contrast to movement type 643, when a goods issue is posted using movement type 645, a goods receipt line is generated automatically ( 101). If an item is flagged as a returns item in the stock transport order, you can simultaneously post the goods receipt of the return at the issuing plant with movement type 675.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 675

647 Goods issue for a stock transport order in one step (Shipping)

In contrast to movement type 641, when a goods issue is posted using movement type 647, a goods receipt line (movement type 101) is generated automatically at the receiving plant. If an item is flagged as a returns item in the stock transport order, you can simultaneously post the goods receipt of the return at the issuing plant with movement type 677.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q, K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 677

651 Returns from customer (Shipping)

Using movement type 651, you post returns from a customer with a return delivery in Shipping to blocked stock returns.
Possible special stock indicators:
None
See also: 451, 453, 653

653 Returns from customer (Shipping) to unrestricted-use stock

With this movement type you post returns from the customer with returns delivery via Shipping directly to the valuated stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q
See also: 451, 453, 651

655 Returns from customer (Shipping) to stock in quality inspection

With this movement type you post returns from the customer with returns delivery via Shipping directly to the valuated stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q
See also: 451, 453, 651

657 Returns from customer (Shipping) to blocked stock

With this movement type you post returns from the customer with returns delivery via Shipping directly to the valuated stock.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q
See also: 451, 453, 651
661 Returns to vendor via Shipping
As with movement type 502, a return delivery to the vendor is entered without reference to the purchase order, but the goods issue is posted via a delivery in Shipping.
Possible special stock indicators:
E

671 Return for stock transport order via Shipping

If an item is marked as a returns item in a stock transport order using movement type 641, when a goods receipt is posted against the stock transport order (movement type 101), the return is simultaneously posted to stock in transit using the movement type 161. When the return arrives, the issuing plant posts the goods receipt for the return using movement type 671. Movement type 671 (like movement types 352 and 642) reduces the receiving plant's stock in transit and increases the issuing plant's unrestricted-use stock. 
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q, K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).

673 Return for cross-company stock transport order (Shipping)

If you post a goods issue for a cross-company stock transport order with a returns item using movement type 643 via Shipping, the returns are transferred to unrestricted-use stock at the issuing plant in a second step using movement type 673. 
Possible special stock indicators:
K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 643

675 Returns for cross-company stock transport order (Shipping) in one step

If you use movement type 645 to post a goods issue for a cross-company stock transport order with a returns item in one step, the return is simultaneously transferred to unrestricted-use stock at the issuing plant using 
movement type 161 at the receiving plant and movement type 675 at the issuing plant.
Possible special stock indicators:
K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 645

677 Return for stock transport order in one step (Shipping)

If you use movement type 647 to post a goods issue for a stock transport order with a return item in one step, the return is simultaneously transferred to unrestricted-use stock at the issuing plant using movement type 161 at the receiving plant and movement type 677 at the issuing plant.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, Q, K (Retail)
You can use the special stock indicator K only if you have activated the business function Retail (EA-RET).
See also: 647

6A1-6W6 Cross-System Flows of Goods

The system posts cross-system goods movements with these movement types.
The cross-system flow of goods function allows the processing of goods movements for orders and purchase orders within a business system group that consists of multiple logical systems.
You can find more information on Cross-System Flows of Goods in the SAP Library under Logistics -> Logistics General -> Special Processes in Logistics -> Cross-System Flows of Goods.

701 Inventory differences in unrestricted-use stock (MM-IM)

This movement is generated automatically during inventory difference posting in Inventory Management.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, O, Q, V, W

703 Inventory differences in quality inspection stock (MM-IM)

This movement is generated automatically during inventory difference posting in Inventory Management.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, O, Q, V, W

707 Inventory differences in blocked stock (MM-IM)

This movement is generated automatically during inventory difference posting in Inventory Management.
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, Q

711 Inventory differences in unrestricted-use stock (LE-WM)

This movement is generated automatically when you post inventory differences in the Warehouse Management System .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, Q

713 Inventory differences in quality inspection stock (LE-WM)

This movement is generated automatically when you post inventory differences in the Warehouse Management System .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, Q

715 Inventory differences in blocked stock returns (LE-WM)

This movement is generated automatically when you post inventory differences in the Warehouse Management System .
Possible special stock indicators:
None

717  Inventory differences in blocked stock (LE-WM)

This movement is generated automatically when you post inventory differences in the Warehouse Management System .
Possible special stock indicators:
E, K, M, Q

721 - Sales value receipt - not affecting margins (Retail)

The movement is generated automatically when the sales price of a value-only material is changed (total sales price revaluation on the posting date).
Possible special stock indicators:
None

731 - Sales value receipt - affecting margins (Retail)

The movement is generated automatically when the sales price of a value-only material is changed (partial sales price revaluation on the posting date).
Possible special stock indicators:
None

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