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2993738 - Error "System could not determine source storage bin" during automatic picking WT creation in S/4HANA Cloud WM


  • When you click "Create Tasks" in App "Run Outbound Process" for the system to automatically define the source storage bin and create the picking WTs you face the following error messages:

    System could not determine source storage bin
    Message no. /SCWM/L3008

    No warehouse task created


  • S/4HANA Cloud WM

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open App "Run Outbound Process - Deliveries"

  2. Find and open the Outbound Delivery

  3. Click "Missing Tasks"

  4. Select item you want to create the task and click "Create Tasks"

  5. Error is thrown


  • This error message can be thrown in the following scenarios:
    1. No "Stock Removal Control Indicator" defined for the product, so the system is unable to determine the source storage bin automatically
    2. No stock available to be picked in the Storage Type you defined for picking with the "Stock Removal Control Indicator"


  • Scenario 1:
    Maintain "Stock Removal Control Indicator" for the product. You have two alternatives for maintaining it:

    1. With "Manage Product Master Data" app under "Warehouse" tab
    2. With "Warehouse Monitor" app under "Product Master Data > Warehouse Attribute" node

      For detailed steps on how to maintain it, check mater data script 3KQ - Create Warehouse Attributes for Material/Product Master.
  • Scenario 2:

    Create a WT moving stock to the Storage Type for picking or receive the quantity with an Inbound Delivery or Stock Transfer Order


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