Shipment Actual XML Erros with java.lang.NullPointerException When Updating Saw Shipments (Doc ID 2004021.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version 6.3.2 to 6.3.8 [Release 6.3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When sending in a shipmentactual update to a ship unit and stop to a SAW shipment (link to OR), the action fails with a java null error
     java.lang.NullPointerException
    at glog.business.shipmentactual.InsertPropagator.applyInsert(InsertPropagator.java:107)
    at glog.business.shipmentactual.SShipUnitModifier.applySShipUnitMod(SShipUnitModifier.java:125)
    at glog.business.shipmentactual.ShipmentActualExecutor.executeShipmentActual(ShipmentActualExecutor.java:571)
    at glog.business.shipmentactual.ShipmentActualExecutor.executeShipmentActual(ShipmentActualExecutor.java:491)
    at glog.business.shipmentactual.ShipmentActualTopic.execute(ShipmentActualTopic.java:74)
    at glog.server.workflow.SimpleWorkflow.execute(SimpleWorkflow.java:23)
    at glog.server.workflow.WorkflowSessionBean.execute(WorkflowSessionBean.java:64)
    at glog.server.workflow.WorkflowSessionServerSideEJBWrapper.execute(WorkflowSessionServerSideEJBWrapper.java:40)
    at glog.server.workflow.WorkflowSessionServerSideEJBWrapper_61kh96_EOImpl.__WL_invoke(Unknown Source)
    at weblogic.ejb.container.internal.SessionRemoteMethodInvoker.invoke(SessionRemoteMethodInvoker.java:40)
    at glog.server.workflow.WorkflowSessionServerSideEJBWrapper_61kh96_EOImpl.execute(Unknown Source)
    at glog.server.workflow.WorkflowManager.execute(WorkflowManager.java:352)
    at glog.server.workflow.Trigger.trigger(Trigger.java:122)
    at glog.util.event.MemoryEventQueueRunnable.processEvent(MemoryEventQueueRunnable.java:145)
    at glog.util.event.MemoryEventQueueRunnable.run(MemoryEventQueueRunnable.java:100)
    at glog.util.event.EventThread.run(EventThread.java:86)
    at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)

Cause

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