Inventory Optimization Creates Negative PAB And Low Safety Stock (Doc ID 2042027.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Inventory Optimization - Version 12.1.3.8 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3.8 version, Engine Comp for Oracle RiskOpt

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Inventory Optimization creates negative PAB and low safety stock
IO is not generating sufficient planned order to cover the safety stock it calculated. Projected Available Balance goes negative the safety stock calculated for the item is low and covering jut 4-5 days of supply even though the item lead time is 20 days.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expectation is that the PAB should not go negative.

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


Cause

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