STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS Lost When Updating Supplier Using AP_VENDOR_PUB_PKG.UPDATE_VENDOR_PUBLIC
Last updated on OCTOBER 23, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Payables - Version 12.1.3 and later
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STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS lost when updating supplier using AP_VENDOR_PUB_PKG.UPDATE_VENDOR_PUBLIC
As part of a supplier data cleanse activity we are setting END_DATE_ACTIVE values for multiple supplier records using the API AP_VENDOR_PUB_PKG.UPDATE_VENDOR_PUBLIC. Unfortunately when we do this the previously populated STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS value (e.g. 'SUPPEX') on the supplier record is lost and replaced with a NULL value.
This is causing data quality issues as we require the STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS for reporting
From examining the code of the API it appears that the STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS is being made NULL as this column is not included in the R_VENDOR_REC_TYPE used by the package.
Please can you review this and provide a fix so that the STANDARD_INDUSTRY_CLASS is not made NULL when using this API.
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