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  • Dev Thota
    What is the difference between Oracle ERP Cloud and EBS...55.0
    Topic posted December 13, 2018 by Dev ThotaGold Trophy: 10,000+ Points, tagged Agreement Loader, Approvals, Approvals/Notification, Budget/Encumbrance, Business Intelligence - BI, Create Requisition, FAQ, How-To, Internal Material Transfer, Inventory Cloud, Manage Procurement Catalog, Public Sector, Requisition Import, Requisition Mobile, Requisition Processing, Requisition Web Services, Setup, Tip, Update Preparer and Requester, White Paper in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    What is the difference between Oracle ERP Cloud and EBS tables in Procurement?
    Summary:
    What is the difference between Oracle ERP Cloud and EBS tables in Procurement?
    Content:

    Hi All,

    Please help me on this

    What is the difference between Oracle ERP Cloud and EBS tables in Procurement?

    Thanks,

    Dev Thota.

    Version:
    18 C
  • Ashok
    Internal Material Transfers within the same Deliver-to...45.0
    Topic posted December 8, 2018 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged FAQ, Internal Material Transfer in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Internal Material Transfers within the same Deliver-to Organization
    Summary:
    Internal Material Transfers within the same Deliver-to Organization
    Content:

    I am hopeful this note clarifies existing functionality or behavior for both customers and support alike. Very often (more often than we expect) do we receive questions on why internal material transfers are not working in their use cases. Often, there is one common thread of a business requirement.

    Symptoms:

    1. Unable to select the source organization on my requisition

    2. Cannot create a requisition using an IMT item

    3. Error thrown when trying to use the Enter Requisition Line flow to create an internal transfer

    These symptoms all carry the same question underneath.

    Business Need:

    The business in these cases was trying to create a requisition that will culminate in an internal transfer transaction between two subinventories within the same inventory organization. By now, you ought to be familiar with the idea of a Deliver-to Organization (Inventory Organization).

    For an internal material transaction flow, note that you need two organizations:

    a) Source Organization

    b) Destination Organization

    You need a transfer price to cost the transaction flow between these two organizations. 

    Currently, when your destination type is Inventory, you cannot select both the source organization and the destination organization to be one and the same. By definition, a transfer of items has to occur between two different organizations with a transfer price associated to it.

    When your destination type is Expense, the system will default the source organization as the destination organization so long as the item is stockable in that org. If not, the system will attempt to source a different destination organization.

    This is perceived as a limitation by some customers. The design that is built assumes that the most common use case for seeking formal transfer processes is in transacting between two disparate organizations. The costing flows and other configurations are all set up on that model as well.

    If you wish to initiate an idea with business justification on why this is a need among customers, please use the Ideas Lab.

     

  • Atul Kumar
    Create Pick Wave is not releasing all the lines for Transfer...3
    Topic posted November 14, 2018 by Atul KumarBronze Medal: 1,250+ Points, tagged Approvals, Approvals/Notification, BI Publisher Reports, Business Intelligence, Business Intelligence - BI, FAQ, How-To, Internal Material Transfer, Intrastat, Inventory & Cost Management Analytics Cloud, Inventory Cloud, Public Sector, SCM, Setup, Supply Chain Financial Orchestration, Supply Chain Orchestration, Tip, White Paper in Inventory and Logistics > Inventory public
    Title:
    Create Pick Wave is not releasing all the lines for Transfer Order after 18c upgrade
    Summary:
    Create Pick Wave is not releasing all the lines for Transfer Order
    Content:

    Recently we have 18c upgrade and post upgrade, we have noticed that Create Pick Wave is just releasing the first line in the transfer order and backorder all other lines of the same transfer order even if there is enough inventory on-hand to fulfill the order line.  We can continue to execute the Create Pick Wave process using the “Backordered” status until all order lines are released. We are facing this issue after 18C upgrade. 

    Please let us know if anyone faced this issue and got resolution or workaround?

  • Ashok
    Update 18C Feature: Fulfill Expense Requisitions for...Answered105.0
    Topic posted November 10, 2018 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Create Requisition, Internal Material Transfer, Requisition Processing in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Update 18C Feature: Fulfill Expense Requisitions for Agreement-based Catalog Items from Internal Sources
    Summary:
    BPA backed items will be sourced internally by default if eligible
    Content:

    Customers

    In Update 18C, we introduced a new feature that was driven off of requirements from the health care sector. The solution on offer should help any customer with similar requirements.

    Business Problem:

    If a requester searches for an item that happens to be both purchasable and available for internal transfer, and if that item was also backed by a BPA, then the system always sourced the item from the BPA. i.e. even if internally available, the system always processed a purchase order for it. Customers wanted a change in this behavior. 

    To quote a health care example, if a nurse at the nurse's station required an item for immediate use, if the item was available in stock, the expectation was to be able to utilize that rather than wait and place an order and expected it to be shipped and then be issued to the nurse. 

    Solution Details:

    A. Configuration:

    The following must be true to use this feature:

    a) Opt-in 'Fulfill Expense Requisitions for Agreement Based Catalog Items from Internal Sources' must be enabled. You will find this opt-in under the feature 'Internal Material Transfers'

    b) Requester must have the privilege 'Create Internal Material Requisitions'

    c) The destination type should be 'Expense'

    d) A valid BPA must exist for the item

    e) The master item must be available in the appropriate Deliver-to Organization

    B. How it works:

    When a requester searches for an item that is both internally transferable and purchasable, if that item has a valid agreement to source, the system will retrieve the search results for display. 

    NOTE: The system will display the BPA details by default (including price and other attributes). The idea is to allow users to leverage the rich functionality that an agreement offers in displaying attributes that describe the item in more detail

    When the user adds the item to cart, the system will source the item from the appropriate source organization and use the transfer price configured for that organization.

    IMPLEMENTATION CONSIDERATIONS:

    1. In order for the system to source the item internally, the internal transfer setup has to be complete. For instance, if there is no valid source organization determined, then the system will not attempt to source the item internally and instead use the agreement

    2. If you are noticing that the system is sourcing the item only from an agreement even though all the setup indicates it should be sourced internally, check the destination type on the requisition preferences. If it is not 'Expense', then what you are seeing is expected behavior

    3. If you are noticing that the system is sourcing the item only from an agreement even though all the setup indicates that it should be sourced internally, and the issue is not 2. above, then check if the master item is available in the Deliver-to Organization (This would either be the deliver-to organization of the Default Deliver-to Location on your Requisition Preferences page or if that Deliver-to Location was a global one, then the default Deliver-to Org from the Configure Requisitioning BU Preferences setup). If the item is not available in that organization, then the internal sourcing process cannot work.

    4. If you have setup the organization sourcing rules correctly but the transfer price setup is not correct or incomplete, then the system will not allow you to add the item to the cart. It will display an error suggesting transfer price related errors. You need to fix that before you can proceed

    5. The user should also have access to at least one catalog where all master items are enabled for access

    6. Master Org and Child Org Setup: If the item is set up to be Internally Transferable in the Master Org but not in the child org where the transactions are occurring, the system will not source the item to a Transfer Order. As these are item attribute setup configurations specific to an org (master or child), ensure that the attributes are correctly set in the org in which you seek to transact (if that is the child org, then the item should be internally transferable even in that org).

    Please review the attachment for some relevant screenshots.

     

     

  • Ashok
    Internal Material Transfers: Defaulting Logic for Source...35.0
    Topic posted November 2, 2018 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged How-To, Internal Material Transfer in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Internal Material Transfers: Defaulting Logic for Source Organizations
    Summary:
    Internal Material Transfers: How does the source organization value default on a requisition?
    Content:

    A few customers asked about the defaulting logic of the attribute 'Source Organization' on a requisition. As you know, this attribute defaults on a requisition when user shops for and selects an item that is internal transfer enabled. In addition, the source organization is displayed with additional options for the user to select one in the Enter Requisition Line page.

    Concept:

    The source organization is required for internal material transfers to be processed. The rule-driven sourcing tool provides a default source organization and enables use of source organization rankings and available to promise quantities. Source organization rankings are based on pre-configured rules.

    The ranking rules are as follows:
    1. If the item is defined in PIM as a Planned Item, then a GOP Sourcing Rule is required to rank the source organizations
    2. If the item is not defined in PIM as Planned Item, then GOP Sourcing Rule is not required. The the distance in the interorganization parameters setup will determine the ranking. The organization with the shortest distance will have priority. Use the Manage Interorganization Parameters setup page in FSM to configure this.

    The defaulting rules are as follows:

    1. If the destination type in the requisition is Expense and the item can be stocked in the organization, then the deliver-to organization will be defaulted as the source organization
    2. If the destination type in the requisition is Inventory, then the lowest ranked organization (based on GOP rules or interorganization parameters distance) will be defaulted as source organization.

    NOTE: 

    In the Enter Requisition Line flow, when more than one organization can source the item, the user has an option to select the appropriate source. The user can open the Select Supply Source popup by clicking the Select Source link next to the source organization attribute. To see the available to promise quantities in the Select Supply Source popup, check the Enable supply availability details for internal transfers in the Configure Requisitioning Business Function page.

    This topic has come up among customers quite a few times. We hope this detail provides the configuration and processing details required to help with your implementation queries.

  • Atul Kumar
    Job Set with multiple Jobs in it1
    Topic posted October 16, 2018 by Atul KumarBronze Medal: 1,250+ Points, tagged Approvals, BI Publisher Reports, Business Intelligence, Business Intelligence - BI, FAQ, How-To, Internal Material Transfer, Intrastat, Inventory & Cost Management Analytics Cloud, Inventory Cloud, Public Sector, SCM, Setup, Tip, Update Preparer and Requester, White Paper in Inventory and Logistics > Inventory public
    Title:
    Job Set with multiple Jobs in it
    Summary:
    Unable to save Job Set with multiple ESS job: WshPickSelectionListSRSJob
    Content:

    Hi,

    Can someone help if any one faced an issue where in we cannot save Jobset with multiple ESS jobs within it, the max it was saving is 20 and from 25th ESS job, when tried to save, its going into connection failure error pop up message. Can someone help?

     

    Thanks,

    Atul Kumar

    Version:
    11.13.18.05.0
    Image:
  • Rommel Ben Vasquez
    How can we control the default Source of the items on...45.0
    Topic posted October 16, 2018 by Rommel Ben VasquezBronze Medal: 1,250+ Points, tagged Create Requisition, Internal Material Transfer, Requisition Processing in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    How can we control the default Source of the items on Requisitions creation from Catalog?
    Content:

    Our business case is as follows: 
    1. We have an Item (Item A) which is associated to multiple inventory organizations on the same Business Unit. 
    2. The Central Warehouse buys the Item A externally from Supplier and also with a Blanket Purchase Agreement. The rest of organizations sources/replenishes on hand from the Central Warehouse 
    3. Item is enabled for Internal Transfers in associated organizations. But the attribute for Source is different. Item Attribute on Central Warehouse is set to Supplier; while on other Inv Orgs it is Sourced from Organization. 

    Steps: 
    1. Procurement > Requisition 
    2. From the search page or catalog, search for the Item 
    3. Add to Cart and Review Cart 
    4. On Requisition, the source is set to Blanket Purchase Agreement. 

    Questions: 
    1. Can we control the source of the items on the requisitions created from catalog ? 
    2. Can we limit requestors (from non-central warehouse employees/ non-buyers) to follow the expected behavior ie. If preferences set on Destination Type, then it is sourced internally within the Inventory Organization associated to the default location of the requestor? 
    3. Allow buyers to do requisition of items from catalog to be sourced externally - Supplier or release against a BPA on the item. 

  • Ashok
    R13 18C Update for Fusion Self Service Procurement25.0
    Topic posted October 14, 2018 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Approvals, Approvals/Notification, Create Requisition, FAQ, How-To, Internal Material Transfer, Requisition Processing in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    R13 18C Update for Fusion Self Service Procurement
    Summary:
    New features for R13 18C Update: Fusion Self Service Procurement
    Content:

    We are pleased to announce the new features in R13 Update 18C for Fusion Self Service Procurement. We will be providing details on many of these features in due course.

    1. BI Publisher based In-App Requisition Approval Notifications

    As you know, we already support BI Publisher driven templates for Email Requisition Approval Notifications. Now, you can also configure and use BI Publisher based In-App Requisition Approval Notifications. This is enabled via an Opt-in.

    2. Fulfill Agreement-based Catalog Items using Internal Sources:

    For items that are both purchasable and internally orderable, the system will source these items internally even if the item has an agreement associated with it. This feature is enabled via an Opt-in.

    3. Easier to use Shopping Home page:

    We have introduced some customization capabilities to the Shopping Home page. More details to follow.

  • Dev Thota
    Auto Create Receipt in Fusion Oracle Procurement?45.0
    Topic posted September 26, 2018 by Dev ThotaGold Trophy: 10,000+ Points, tagged Agreement Loader, Approvals, Approvals/Notification, Budget/Encumbrance, Business Intelligence - BI, Create Requisition, FAQ, How-To, Internal Material Transfer, Inventory Cloud, Manage Procurement Catalog, Public Sector, Requisition Import, Requisition Mobile, Requisition Processing, Requisition Web Services, Setup, Tip, Update Preparer and Requester, White Paper in Inventory and Logistics > Inventory public
    Title:
    Auto Create Receipt in Fusion Oracle Procurement?
    Summary:
    Auto Create Receipt in Fusion Oracle Procurement?
    Content:

    Hi,

    We have 100POs we don't need to create 100 receipts manually.

    Is there any option like run scheduled job to create automatically.

    Thanks,

    Dev Thota.

  • Ashok
    Tip: Enter Requisition Line Page not rendering fields for...44.7
    Topic posted September 18, 2018 by AshokBlack Diamond: 60,000+ Points, tagged Create Requisition, FAQ, Internal Material Transfer, Tip in Procurement > Self Service Procurement public
    Title:
    Tip: Enter Requisition Line Page not rendering fields for Internal Items
    Summary:
    How to render the attributes relevant to internal items on Enter Requisition Line
    Content:

    Simple tip:

    A customer recently said: When I navigate to the Enter Requisition Line page, when I select an item that is internally transferable, I am unable to see the corresponding fields that allow me to enter the Source Organization and other details. What am I doing wrong?

    Resolution:

    The privilege 'Create Requisitions for Internal Material Transfers' was not enabled for the user. When done, it worked. 

    NOTE: The role 'Advanced Procurement Requester' would also have helped if assigned to the user and serves the same purpose.