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movement types

please explain about real time movement types used in MM and its account determination

how can a movement type be assign to auto account determination (transaction please)

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When you enter a goods movement in the system, you must enter a movement type to differentiate between the various goods movements. A movement type is a three-digit identification key for a goods movement. The following table contains examples of movement types.

Goods Movements and Movement Types

Goods movement

Movement type

Goods receipt for a purchase order


Goods issue for a cost center


Release from quality inspection stock


Control Functions of the Movement Type

The movement type has important control functions in Inventory Management.

For example, the movement type plays an important role in

updating of quantity fields

updating of stock and consumption accounts

determining which fields are displayed during entry of a document in the system



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