Spares Management - Part Return Error: "The transaction failed because there was an error. Invalid transfer locator. The expenditure organization information is invalid".

(Doc ID 2012655.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Spares Management - Version 12.1.3 to 12.1.3 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
**Checked for the relevance on 1sep 2017***

Symptoms

When attempting to return a specific quantity into return organization and subinventory, the following error occurs.

ERROR
The transaction failed because there was an error. Invalid transfer locator. The expenditure organization information is invalid.

STEPS
1. R) Spares management -> Excess and Defective Parts Return page.
2. Enter the source organization name and source subinventory and click go button to fetch the details.
3. Click show button and select any one item.
4. Input the quantity, return organization and subinventory(SPARE INVENTORY) to be returned and click return. Get the above mentioned error.

Note: When another sub inventory is chosen to return to, it was successful, (maybe because the engineer's inventory has no locator control).
It seems an issue of locator, However, cannot find any place to fill or search after choose the SPARE sub INVENTORY to return to.

Cause

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