Temperature Control On Equipment Compartment Is Not Taken Into Account
Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016
Applies to:Oracle Transportation Operational Planning - Version: 5.5
This problem can occur on any platform.
OTM selects the Equipment Group purely on cost effectiveness, even if the Temperature Control on the Equipment doesn't match.
An Equipment Group has a 2-25C Temperature Control Compartment and is assigned to a 2-25C Rate
Offering. The Rate Record belonging to this Rate Offering has a Shipment Cost of 50 EUR.
Another Equipment Group has a 2-8C Temperature Control Compartment and is assigned to a 2-8C Rate
Offering. The Rate Record belonging to this Rate Offering has a Shipment Cost of 50 EUR as well.
Yet another Equipment Group with a 2-25C Temperature Control Compartment, a -100-100C Temperature Control Compartment and a 2-8C Temperature Control Compartment are assigned to a Rate Offering. The Rate Record belonging to this Rate Offering has a Shipment Cost of 999 EUR.
Create 3 Order Releases all with Flex Commodity Qualifier COMMOD and one with Commodity Code 2-8C, one with 2-25C, and one with -100-100C.
If all of them are planned together via Bulk Plan, the planning result is that all go on the Equipment Group with the 2-8C Equipment Group, because it is cheaper, despite it doesn't meet the specification of two of the order releases.
When putting them as a constraint on the order releases they do plan on it, so in principle, it would work.
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