Auto Calc Release Method Does Not Calculate Weight Through The Logic (Doc ID 444275.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Aug-2010***


Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
On 5.0, Find that the Gross Weight and Volume on an Order Release created from an Order Base using a packaged Item that is in a packaging unit (carton) and on a Transport Handling Unit (Europallet) is not calculated correctly. The routine either ignores the weight/volume of the Packaging Unit or the Transport Handling Unit

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
Expect that the Weight/Volume of both Transport Handling Unit and Packaging Unit are taken into account for Gross Weight and Volume

-- Steps To Reproduce:
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create an Order Base with a Line that has a Packaged item configured to be in a Packaging Unit and On a Transport Handling Unit
2. Set up the the Packaging Unit and Transport handling Unit with Tare Weight and dimensions that account for the Volume
3. Release the Order Base and verify the Gross Weight and Volume to see that that the weight/volume of Packaging Unit or the Transport Handling unit being ignored in the calculation

-- Business Impact:
The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, Gross Weight/Volume is wrong which results in incorrect costs for the shipment

Cause

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