SAP SD – Scheduling

Transportation Planning Date/Material Availability Date
|Transportation Lead Time/Picking + Packing Time
Loading Date
|Loading Time
Goods Issue Date
|Transit Time
Delivery Date

Delivery Date
Requested Delivery Date in Sales Order header
Date which customer requested goods to be delivered
Used in backward scheduling to determine Goods Issue Date, Loading Date and Transportation Planning Date/Material Availability Date

Goods Issue Date
Latest date by which goods issue needs to be done to meet Delivery Date
PGI is required before Billing document can be created
Before PGI, planned goods movement date determines Billing Date
After PGI, actual goods movement date determines Billing Date
Planned goods movement date is the Picking Date in VL06P
Actual goods movement date is the Billing Date in VF04

Loading Date
Latest date by which goods need to be loaded to meet Delivery Date

Transportation Planning Date
Latest date by which transportation needs to be planned to meet Delivery Date
Occurs in parallel to Picking and Packing

Material Availability Date
Date by which material needs to be available to meet Delivery Date
Earliest date that can be entered in VL01N when creating deliveries
Date that is transferred to MRP upon Sales Order creation
Occurs in parallel to Transportation Planning
Sets the Basic End Date in Production Order for assembly processing
Is the Delivery Creation Date in VL10A

Picking/Packing Time and Loading Time determined by Shipping Point

Transportation Lead Time and Transit Time determined by Route