Bin Areas are present to provide a simple alternative to Warehouse Class Codes and can be used to classify bins with specific characteristics such as temperature control or security cages. They have the following differences Warehouse Class Codes:

  • They only apply to storage bins. You do not need to have separate bins in the Shipping and Receipt Area. If goods must be handled at all times then Warehouse Class Codes should be used.
  • They can be used with both basic warehouse and directed put-away and pick locations.
  • They work in association with Put-away Templates so it is possible to configure scenarios to have ideal bin areas but put goods in standard bins if no capacity is available.

A Bin Area has the following fields:


The code for Bin Area Template.


The description of the Bin Area.