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SAP Stock Overview: Stock Tcodes, SAP Stock Tables and BAPI

SAP stock Overview covers all related subjects for SAP Materiel Stock in MM.

It starts with how to check Material Stock.
Then comes  the important SAP Tcodes for handing Stocks in SAP MM/SD (Material Management / Sales and Distribution ) and SAP WM ( Warehouse Management ).
The next part will introduce the different SAP Stock Types .
The last section lists the the most important BAPI when dealing with SAP Stock. 

Display SAP Stock Overview for a material

You can directly check the stock on a SAP Material.
To do, Go to Material (MM03) and go to Environment > Stock Overview

SAP Stock Overview Material

The stock will be displayed by:

  • Unit of Measure: the default Unit of Measure for the SAP Material ( MARA-MEINS )
  • Company Code
  • Plant : MARD-WERKS
  • Storage location: MARD-LGORT
  • SAP Stock Type

SAP Stock Overview Material Result

SAP Stock Tcodes

Use the transaction MMBE to get overview of SAP Stock for a particular material and access the previous screen.
To sum up, the most important Tcodes for displaying stocks in SAP MM are

SAP Stock Tcodes Description
MB51Material Doc. List
MB52 List of Warehouse Stocks on Hand
MB53 Display Plant Stock Availability
MB54 Consignment Stocks
MB55 Display Quantity String
MB56 Analyze batch where-used list
MB57 Compile Batch Where-Used List
MB58 Consgmt and Ret. Packag. at Customer
MB59 Material Doc. List
MB5A Evaluate Batch Where-Used Archive
MB5B Stocks for Posting Date
MB5C Pick-Up List
MB5D Delete Docs of Batch Where-Used File
MB5E Create Batch Where-Used Archive
MB5K Stock Consistency Check
MB5L List of Stock Values: Balances
MB5M BBD/Prod. Date
MB5OA Display Valuated GR Blocked Stock
MB5S Display List of GR/IR Balances
MB5T Stock in transit CC
MB5TD Stock in Transit on Key Date
MB5U Analyze Conversion Differences
MB5V Manage Batch Where-Used Archive
MB5W List of Stock Values
MMB1 Create Semifinished Product
MMBE Stock Overview

SAP WM Stock Transactions

On SAP WM, check rather these SAP Tcodes:

SAP WMStock Tcodes Description
LS24Display Quants for Material
LS25Display Quants per Storage Bin
LS26 Warehouse stocks per material
LS27 Display quants for storage unit
LS28 Display storage units / bin
LX02 Stock list

SAP Stocks Types

There is 2 types of stocks: Normal stocks and special stocks.

SAP Normal Stocks

For Normal Stocks :

  • UR,
  • Quality,
  • blocked

SAP Special Stocks

Special stocks are stocks that are managed separately as a result of their not belonging to your company or being stored at a particular location

Special stocks and special procurement types are divided into the following areas:

  • Consignment
  • Subcontracting
  • Stock transfer using stock transport order
  • Third-party processing
  • Returnable transport packaging
  • Pipeline handling
  • Sales order stock
  • Project stock

SAP Stock Tables

Check this post for SAP SAP Stocks Tables and Types

You will find the above link:


Find here some relevant BAPI to retrieve a material Stock in SAP.

The first SAP STock BAPI we will detail is MARD_SINGLE_READ to read stock line.


The BAPI MARD_SINGLE_READ read the table MARD where the sum of stock is stored.

The field for free stock  (available stock) is MARD-LABST.


The SAP Stock BAPI MB_READ_MATERIAL_STOCKS is used to read Stock in detail for a SAP material.

Note that data can retrieve directly from tables/fields: TRTYP, XNEUP, XAENP, MBEQU, SHKZG, XENQU, KZDZV, XMBWL, MBVAL, XWERT

SAP Stock Movement BAPI

Check here the List of important SAP Good Movement BAPI (Create,Cancel and Getdetails) in the following link: List of important SAP Good Movement BAPI (Create,Cancel & Getdetails).

To sum up, BAPI_GOODSMVT_CREATE is used to create Good Movement Document.
The BAPIs BAPI_GOODSMVT_GETDETAIL and BAPI_GOODSMVT_GETITEMS will get the detail of the SAP Good Movement Document.

You will find also an useful tip on how Create a Material Document with Equipment ( Serial number ).

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