1865429 - Supply elements created although fixed supplies are already existing | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1865429 - Supply elements created although fixed supplies are already existing

Symptom

The SNP heuristic creates another supply element (purchase requisition or planned order) although a fixed element is existing already in a later bucket. This creates surplus. Your expectation is that the existing fixed supply element should be used to cover the demand.

Example: There is a fixed supply in period 'W 08.2013' of 3 PC and a supply shortage from period 'W 05.2013' of 3 PC. The SNP heuristic creates a 'Distribution Receipt (Planned)' in period 'W 07.2013', which creates a surplus from period 'W 08.2013'.

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Environment

APO Supply Network Planning scenario

Product

SAP Supply Chain Management 2005 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 2007 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 4.0 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 4.1 ; SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP Supply Chain Management 7.0

Keywords

surplus, fixed supply, optimum, Überschuß, Fixer Zugang, Optimum  , KBA , SCM-APO-SNP-HEU , SNP Heuristic Planning , Problem

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