Non Preferred Rate Selected When Itinerary Uses Multi-Modal Equipment Set (Doc ID 881142.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Operational Planning - Version: 5.5.03.06
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

-- Problem Statement:
An Itinerary is configured with a Multi-Modal Equipment Sets. An order is planned using this itinerary where there are two Rates Available:

1. Preferred Rate that is more expensive and using a Rate Cost that is specific to only one Equipment Group ID specified in the Multi-Modal Equipment Sets of the Itinerary

2. Non-Preferred Rate that is less expensive and using a Rate Cost that is specific to only one Equipment Group ID specified in the Multi-Modal Equipment Sets of the Itinerary

This order is Bulk Planned using Parameter Set including: USE RATE PREFERENCE=2 (which is Use Preferred Rate if Available).

The resulting shipment of this planning uses the Non-Preferred rate where it is expected to use the Preferred Rate.

-- Steps To Reproduce:
1. Create Itinerary with Multi-Model Equipment Set
2. Create two rates, one preferred and the other non-preferred. Make each of these use a Rate Cost that uses a different Equipment Group
3. Create an order that will plan using the above itinerary and rates
4. Plan this order using Parameter Set with USE RATE PREFERENCE=2

Result of the shipment is a Non-Preferred rate.

Cause

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