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Please give me the difference betwwen returnable packaging material & it's Billing process.

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If you use returnable packaging material, you must create them in the material master with item category group LEIH (item category TAL is determined). When goods issue is posted, the material is transferred to special stock for the customer.

Packing control-

u2022 You define packaging material type and packaging material group. Assign packaging material type to packaging material group. Choose material type VERP for material master and maintain the packaging material group in basic data 1 and sales: general/plant views. However, if this field has not been maintain in the material master, this material can be packed in any packaging material-depending on the weight and volume.

u2022 The system can generate a separate item in outbound delivery for each packaging material. For this-

 You must set item category determination in customizing. In this context, table entries with PACK usage are relevant.

 The delivering plant must be determined using the plant determination rule in the packaging material type or must be entered manually.

 If you want to bill the customer for packaging material, item category should be determined as DLN.



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