Location Type

There are eight location types of which the most common one is an Operating Location. The Types are then:

Operating locations are the only type that can exist in a hierarchy or network. Repair, Vendor and Salvage are locations where assets can be moved, normally for a temporary period, they operate in the same way in Maximo. Labor and Courier locations are inventory type locations that may hold stock for a temporary period, they used to be called transit locations. A Holding location is used in the Receiving processes and only one can exist in a Site. A Storeroom is not created in the Locations application but in the Storerooms application and is used with Inventory processes.