Allocation Orders Are Created Based on Supplier Pack Size of Primary Supplier Only

(Doc ID 1937189.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 17, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Allocation - Version 13.2.6 to 13.2.8 [Release 13.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When having different supplier pack sizes on the same item for different suppliers, Oracle Retail Allocation only considers the each/inner/case size of the primary supplier.  The what if allocation and the purchase order (PO) should be built using the each/inner/case size defined for the supplier selected, not by picking the default values of the primary supplier.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Create a What-If allocation.
  2. Select one item with two different suppliers, and for which the suppliers have different supplier pack sizes. (For example, the primary supplier's case size is one, and the second supplier's case size is 3 units).
  3. Search the item.  Note that even if you search by the supplier that is not the primary supplier, the system always returns the each/inner/case of the primary.
  4. Select locations, set the rule, and calculate the allocation.  The allocation is calculated with the each/inner/case of the primary supplier.
  5. Go to the What If allocation and replace the primary supplier (put there by default) with the second supplier.
  6. Create a cross dock PO.
  7. The PO and the allocation are created with the primary supplier pack size (one) and does not use the supplier pack size of the supplier selected to be in the PO.



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