Understanding LO and LE module in SAP
One of the most popular logistics management systems is SAP, an all-inclusive logistics software that centralized logistics data management into one system. This can help a company bring together all aspects of logistics management into one system that all departments can access in real-time SAP Logistics Management.
SAP Supply Chain Management (SAP SCM) offers advanced logistics functions from SAP ERP. SAP SCM is suitable for the entire supply chain: from the supplier to the customer.
SAP is used in Supply Chain Management because it helps organizations to accelerate and optimize end-to-end procure-to-pay process. SCM products from SAP allows an organization to integrate their processes and enforce contract compliance for supply-side and supplier-side requirements throughout using supply chain processes in distributed environment.
Logistics – General (LO) is managing material master data, business partners, environment Data, variant configuration and engineering change management.
Logistics Execution (LE), in combination with Warehouse Management, enables you to control your merchandise on a fixed storage location basis. It includes creating deliveries, picking, packing, and posting goods issue. In addition, there are functions for planning and monitoring transportation.
SAP Logistics – General (LO) Tables
|A162||Trading Contract: Invoice Recipient||LO|
|A190||Condition Table for Pricing A190||LO|
|A191||Condition Table for Pricing A191||LO|
|A193||Condition Table for Pricing A193||LO|
|A366||Trading Contract Number||LO|
|OIH5||Definition of Excise Duty Handling Type (IS-OIL-TDP)||LO|
|WBHD||Trading Contract: Commercial Data||LO|
SAP Warehouse Management Tables
|LL06||Whse Activity Monitor: Critical Storage Bins||LE-WM|
|LL03||Whse Activity Monitor: Critical Posting Change Documents||LE-WM|
|LL01||Whse Activity Monitor: Critical Transfer Order Items||LE-WM|
|LL05||Whse Activity Monitor: Critical Stocks||LE-WM|
|LINV||Inventory data per quant||LE-WM|
|LL02||Whse Activity Monitor: Critical Transfer Requirement Items||LE-WM|
|LINP||Inventory document item in WM||LE-WM|
|LINK||Inventory document header in WM||LE-WM|
|LEIN||Storage unit header records||LE-WM|
Difference between LO and LE Module of SAP
Since you have understood the basic introduction on the LO and LE Module pertaining to Logistics in SAP. Now the basic difference of LO and LE module can be understood by the following. You can also refer the discussion thread in SAP Community to understand more – (Visit Thread)
- LE -> means among others Shipping and Warehouse management (WM)
- LO -> Basic Data (material, serial numbers), Batches and others.