Data Fix for Vendor Supplier Merge - Error The Supplier and/or Site cannot be merged. (Doc ID 2017875.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.10 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Applicable for R11i and R12.x

A key supplier has been acquired by another entity and so we want to transfer the existing standard purchase orders and contract purchase agreements from the original supplier to the new supplier. When we attempt to do so using the Supplier Merge function, we are getting an error:

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Error

One or more standard purchase orders with a different supplier site exist in the current organization referencing a Global Agreement with the ABC, Inc. and HEADQUARTERS. The Supplier and/or Site cannot be merged.
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Merge Suppliers has been run successfully for this same supplier but for a different supplier site.

Cause

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