The Warehouse Order Creation Rule (WOCR) and Activity Area (AA) are very important topics in SAP EWM. The Warehouse Tasks (WT’s) will be packaged in Warehouse Order (WO) based on WOCR and AA set up and will decide how the tasks are arranged to work on activities like Pick or Replenishment. The very detailed content of AA and WO is available in help.sap.com and other EWM books. But this blog post is very simple and practical in explaining the Warehouse Order and Activity Area combination with example.

We have lot of flexibility in optimizing processes for picking through warehouse order creation in SAP EWM.  Business Teams define their way of picking for specific items from specific bins with different rules. This can be possible with a combination of structure and rules step up in Activity areas and Warehouse order creation rule. (more…)