What is SAP Block Material for Posting?

SAP Block Material for Posting, there are two ways to block materials for posting in sap for the duration of the physical inventory count, 1) Blocking when creating and 2) Blocking Later.


SAP Block Material for Posting

Blocking when creating Physical Inventory Document

Menu Path : Logistics > materials management > physical inventory > physical inventory document >create

Transaction Code MI01 

To block material for posting enter the above transaction code at command prompt and press enter key or click “ Tick” (tick mark) with the Mouse.

The initial screen of the create physical inventory document appears.

Plant, In the field plant enter the plant number (or) select the appropriate value by clicking the drop down list. After selecting value press enter key or click “Tick” mark with mouse.


Storage Location,In the field storage location enter storage location number (or) select the appropriate value by clicking the checkbox.

Posting Block Select the posting block field on the selection screen.

Note: No goods movements involving the materials listed in the physical inventory document can be posted, if you select this indicator.

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After filling up all the required fields in this screen press enter key or click “Right ” mark with mouse to view the create physical inventory document new items screen.

Material Number, To Enter material number.

Press enter key or click “Right” mark with mouse.

Press Cntr+s key. To save the document or choose

After saving the document, physical inventory document number will be displayed on status bar.

Also See: ERP beginning and its role in business an Overview

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