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Approve Autocreated Purchase Order Removes Need By Date (Doc ID 2642707.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Purchasing - Version 11.5.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Need By Date Field is getting blanked out on Autocreated PO

 Before approval the NEED_BY_DATE/PROMISED_DATE  in the PO_LINE_LOCATIONS_ALL table has a value

 After approval the NEED_BY_DATE/PROMISED_DATE  in the PO_LINE_LOCATIONS_ALL table is null

Changes

 It is possible that the user had requisition is created without a NEED_BY_DATE. Normally a Requisition can't be created without a need by date. The user ended up a with requisition having no need by date.
 If a Purchase Requisition is created without a NEED_BY_DATE and PROMISED_DATE the AutoCreate process runs to generate a PO. The NEED_BY_DATE and PROMISED_DATE fields on the PO are Null at both the line and shipment levels.

 

Cause

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