Introducing Serial Number Management (BLL)

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Introduce serial number management (BLL)

Introduction to Serial Number Management (BLL)

How to Access SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition Solution Process Flows and Test Scripts

  1. Navigate to SAP Signavio Process Navigator.
  2. Scroll down to the recently added solution scenarios and choose the SAP Best Practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud, public edition entry.
  3. In the left area, choose the tab Solution process and select the business area entry Manufacturing.
  4. In list on the right, search for the solution process of interest.
  5. Select the solution process to view the details and the process flow and scroll down to the Accelerator section to access the test script.
You can ignore the SAP Cloud ALM version of test scripts at this point.


This scope item enables you to serialize and thus differentiate between individual material items. The history of serialized items enables tracking during goods movements. In this way, it is possible to carry out root cause analyzes for any issues with materials.

Key Process Steps

  • Assign serial number profiles and serializing procedures
  • Create serial number history
  • Manage status for serialized items
  • Maintain settings for physical inventory


  • Identify and track individual material items in in-house operations
  • Improve inventory overview
  • Improve insight into logistic processes

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