So entfernen Sie Lagerbestände aus der Qualitätsprüfung in SAP

Unneeded inventory in a company’s warehouses can cause significant harm by occupying valuable space, leading to inefficiencies, errors, and increased costs. Managing inventory in SAP is crucial for an efficient supply chain and customer satisfaction. However, what happens when you have unneeded or obsolete items in your SAP inventory?

The case of XYZ Company illustrates this issue perfectly. The company faced a warehouse problem: they held excess stock of certain items, leading to confusion and unnecessary costs. Once they removed old and unnecessary inventory from the SAP system, they could use the storage space for new products and optimize their supply chain.

To decide whether to remove inventory from the SAP quality inspection, consider the following aspects:

  1. Article age: If an article remains untouched for a long time, it may become obsolete or outdated and no longer bring value to your company.

  2. Availability of alternatives: Are other versions or equivalents of the item in stock? If so, you can remove the unnecessary one.
  3. Customer demand: Check if customers still desire this item.
  4. Legal requirements: Ensure removing the article is compliant with legal regulations.

Moreover, having an efficient and updated inventory management system not only streamlines your supply chain but also enables better business control and improved customer service.


  1. How can I remove old or unnecessary inventory from the SAP system?
    A: You can deactivate these articles using transaction OVM (Object Administration) and then delete them permanently with transaction SDP (Storage Data Maintenance).
  2. What happens if I accidentally delete an item?
    A: You can restore a deleted item using transaction SDP.
  3. How can I check my inventory?
    A: By using transaction SM30 (Warehouse Monitoring) or reports OLAR and OBJR, you can review and filter your inventory.