In SAP we create returnable packing with material type LEIH. Eg. Crates, water cans, Gas Cylinder etc.. Returnable packaging materials that are with customer at his location but they are the property of the company. Customer has to return the material after his use, if not returned with in time the customer is liable for payment of the packing material
At the first we can deliver the material partially if the customer agrees upon, or through the availability check other plants can be checked for stocks of same material is available at that plant or not.