Demand From Sales Orders Not Using Substitute Components To Satisfy Demands (Doc ID 1940204.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Advanced Supply Chain Planning - Version 12.1.3.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3.8 version, Constrained planning

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Dependent Demand From Sales Orders Not Using Substitutes

We are still facing the substitution pulling problem. I have noticed the following:

1. When dependent demand is from our forecast, substitutes are pulled correctly and planned orders are not issued for the primary component.
2. When dependent demand is from a sales order, substitutes are not being pulled correctly and planned order are being issued for the primary component when there is substitute component on hand.


EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When dependent demand is from a sales orders, substitutes should be pulled in correctly.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Run plan

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use substitutes.

Cause

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