Shipments That Should Multistop (Multi Stop, Multi-Stop) Are Not. This Involves Weighted Costs.

(Doc ID 1508118.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Operational Planning - Version 6.0 to 6.3.3 [Release 6 to 6.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On OTM for any version.

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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OTM is building two separate Shipments when it is feasible to build one Multistop Shipment.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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Expect one Multistop Shipment.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Created two Order Releases, A to B (MULTISTOP_1) and A to C (MULTISTOP_2).

2. Bulk Plan the two Order Releases.

3. Note two Shipments are built.

Total Weighted Cost for the two Shipments: -5756.00 USD (note this is a negative value due to weighted cost).
Total Actual Cost: 4244.00 USD

4. Unassign the two Order Releases.

5. Plan the two Order Releases using the Multi-Stop Planning Action.

6. Note one feasible multistop Shipment is built.

Total Weighted Cost: -2,818.00 USD (note this is a negative value)
Total Actual Cost: 2,182.00 USD

Cause

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