When SALMTH Processes Multiple Departments Having Different Accounting Methods, The Shrinkage Fields Carries The Values From Previous Department (Doc ID 1981313.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Retail Merchandising System - Version 14.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Oracle Retail Merchandising System (RMS) 14.0.x, when SALMTH switches from one department with cost method of accounting to another department with retail method of accounting, the shrinkage cost is being carried from the previous department to the current department.  Similarly, when SALMTH switches from retail to cost method of accounting, the shrinkage retail value is being carried from the previous department to the current department.


Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Ensure that Budgeted Shrink is Disabled.
  2. Set up multiple departments, some with cost and some with retail methods of accounting.
  3. Run SALMTH batch on a single thread.
  4. Notice that when SALMTH switches from cost dept to retail dept, it carries shrinkage cost value from the previous department to the current department.  Also, when salmth switches from retail to cost dept, it carries shrinkage retail value from the previous department in the current department.

 

Cause

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