Cost Allocation Using Dim Weight Factor Does Not Work In Certain Circumstances (Doc ID 989514.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Transportation Management - Version: 5.5.05 to 5.5.05 - Release: 5.5 to 5.5
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On OTM version 5.5.05.07 when attempting to allocate by Dimensional Weight the following error occurs.

ERROR
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Error Exception AllocationMetric::adjustOrderCosts - ERROR - allocation stopped to prevent endless loop.

at sun.reflect.GeneratedConstructorAccessor110.newInstance(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.java:27)
at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(Constructor.java:274)
at glog.util.exception.GLException.factory(GLException.java:413)
at glog.util.exception.GLException.factory(GLException.java:390)


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Set up an Allocation Rule where each of the 3 parts allocate by Dimensional Weight (100%)

2. Add the Rule to an Allocation Profile and make it the Default profile.

3. Have an Order Release with the DIM factor attached.

4. Plan the order onto a Shipment.

5. Note the Shipment has no Dimensional weight value calculated.

6. Attempt to Allocation.

7. The allocation fails and the error is seen.

Cause

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