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Master KM: Guide to Outside Processing in Manufacturing (Setup, FAQ, Troubleshooting) (Doc ID 2666722.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Manufacturing Cloud Service
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 The Purpose of this document is to provide a complete guide on Outside Processing feature in Manufacturing along with the list of FAQs and Common issues.


 This document will guide Users through setups in manufacturing cloud to use and execute OSP.


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In this Document
  Key Setups
 Implementation Guide
 Using OSP
 Execution Guide
 White Paper for detailed explanation on Key Setups and Using OSP
 FA:SCM:MFG: White Paper: Using Outside Processing in Oracle Supply Chain Management Cloud (Doc ID 2277846.1)
 Outside Processing Setup
 I do not see the desired supplier and supplier site in the list of values for associating them to a supplier operation. What could be the possible reasons?
 Outside Processing Execution
 When the work order quantity was increased, I do not see a corresponding purchase request or purchase order created in Purchasing Cloud. Where can I check the errors?
 I completed quantities at a count point operation prior to the supplier operation but I do not see a corresponding shipment line auto created in Shipping. What do I do?
 I created a shipment for the shipment line that was auto created for the outside processing service item. However, the Review Supplier Operation Details page still shows Shipped Quantity as 0. What could be the reason?
  Received Quantity is not updated in the Review Supplier Operation Details page even after receiving the outside processing item against an outside processing purchase order. What could be the reason? 
 I am unable to return or correct outside processing receipts from the Receipts work area. How do I perform a correct or return transaction?
 I am unable to correct or return an outside processing receipt as the Correct, Return to Supplier and Return to Receiving buttons are disabled in the Review Supplier Operations Details page. How do I perform a correct or return transaction?
  I have two supplier operations that occur consecutively in my work definition. I need to perform a receipt against the PO that is created for the first supplier operation but I am unable to see the corresponding record in Expected Shipment Lines page in the Receipts work area. How do I record the receipt?
 After performing a Put Away Transaction, the Received Quantity in the Review Supplier Operations page is updated, but the quantity at the operation is at Ready state and is not automatically completed. What could be the reason?
 Contract Manufacturing versus Outside Processing
 Do I need to define an organization for outside processing to represent a supplier similar to contract manufacturing?
 Can I define supplier operations in a Contract Manufacturing Organization?
 Outside Processing Setup
 Can the unit of measure of the outside processing item be different than that of the end item?
 Can I associate materials to a supplier operations? If yes, can they be planned and purchased based on demand in the OEM org?
 Can I associate resources to a supplier operation?
 Outside Processing Execution
 Can I create an Outside Processing Purchase Requisition?
 Can I view outside processing purchase requisitions in Self Service Procurement pages?
 Can I change a previously created requisition for outside processing?
 Which calendar is used for scheduling supplier operations?
 Can I group multiple requisition lines in outside processing and create a single purchase order?
 How is the requested delivery date on outside processing purchase documents calculated?
 In consecutive outside processing, does the first PO contain the second supplier’s address as the ship to party?
 Can I modify the seeded shipping documents such as the bill of lading and packing slip?
 Can outside processing be executed in a configure to order environment?
 Is outside processing supported for orderless execution?
 How is lot/serial genealogy maintained when goods are shipped to and received back from suppliers?
 Is picking supported for shipping of OSP item to supplier?
 Is there is a standard report in manufacturing cloud with information of OSP work orders and the Associated PO?
 How Orchestration Processes Work Orders
 How to resubmit Supply Request Exceptions?
 Common Issues
 Two requisitions created for an OSP operation.
 OSP PR not getting generated
 Unable to complete WO with last operation as OSP Operation
 Not Able to Receive OSP Purchase Order if Previous Operation is Completed
 On attempting to return the quantities for an OSP supplier operation, the following error is thrown. The number must be between 0 and 0.
 Unable to Perform OverCompletion on Outside Processing Work Order
 Deleting Supplier Operation for a Work Order Throws an Error (WIE-4425478) 
 OSP PO Receipt Return
 Is It Possible To Add Shipping Cost For OSP PO While Receiving
 Work Order OSP Operation Showing Over Receipt Quantity And Work Order Cannot be Completed
 How to Generate Purchase Requisitions Manually for Outside Processing Item?
 Completing OSP Work Orders based On OSP PO Receipt
 Cancelled OSP Work Order also Cancels the OSP Purchase Order Automatically
 Outside Processing Work Order Shows Overreceipt in Supplier Operation
 How to Print Supplier & Supplier Site Information in the Work Order Traveler Report
 Supply order creation failed because a preparer was not specified for the transfer order or purchase order
 The value of the attribute Charge Account isn't valid.The value of the attribute Variance Account isn't valid.Values are missing for one or more required segments.
 A receiving transaction processor error occurred for the following number of receiving transaction lines: 1.
 The supply line is in exception because the quantity was reduced in the execution document.
 Supplier Operation Receiving error - A receiving transaction processor error occurred for the following lines
 OSP Work Order is not getting 'Complete' from 'Released' even after Receiving against OSP Operation

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