"Negative Balances Are Not Allowed" Error During LPN Subinventory Transfer (Doc ID 1493741.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 01, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Management - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Oracle Warehouse Management, When users attempt to perform a sub inventory transfer of such an LPN , the following error happens

ERROR
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Negative balance not allowed


STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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1. Create work order in WIP, assign component with Push supply type
2. Component pick release it
3. Tasks gets created and allocated
4. Pick the task into an LPN and drop the lpn to the job
5. LPN status will be defined but not used
****here is the problem***** sometimes in front end the LPN has no content but in back end table wms_lpn_contents the item which was previously dropped to the job is still available
6. When user try to reuse the LPN by packing another item into the same LPN and try to do a sub inventory transfer
7. System checks for the on-hand quantity of the item which was previously dropped to the work order and says the item is not the subinvenotry where the LPN currently resides in and throw negative balance not allowed error.

Cause

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