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Monday, September 17, 2012

Proof of Delivery (POD) Process in SAP

Proof of Delivery (POD) is a process used by some businesses which a customer invoice is created only after the customer confirmation received on the delivery receipt at their warehouse. In addition to that; system allows recording the POD Date, time and the actual quantity of goods that has been arrived. If there is a difference between quantity of goods issued and quantity of goods arrived, then possible reason for that difference. 
Some practical world reasons for above mentioned stock shortage can be theft, stock shrinkage, transportation damage, etc. This is very useful when negotiating with the forwarding agent as all possible deviations is reflected within SAP.
Based on the customer confirmed quantity (Received quantity at customers warehouse), now it is possible to create an accurate invoice in SAP. 

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