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2452484 - CTM creates Dependent Demand for a PDS component not respecting External Procurement

Symptom

You have a PDS with a Phantom Assembly component and you have set this component with procurement type: F (External).

For example:

A_FINAL_PRODUCT -> B_PHANTOM -> C_COMPONENT 

  • A_FINAL_PRODUCT : final product
  • B_PHANTOM  : phantom assembly
  • C_COMPONENT : component

When executing the CTM A_FINAL_PRODUCT is planned, and so B_PHANTOM. However, even though B_PHANTOM is set with procurement type F, a Dependent Demand is created in C_COMPONENT.

The expectation is that the procurement should has been taken in consideration before the PDS Explosion, and do, no Dependent Demand should be created to  C_COMPONENT.


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Environment

SAP Supply Chain Management (SCM)
SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization (SCM-APO)
SAP enhancement package for SAP Supply Chain Management
SAP Supply Chain Management Multi-Level Supply & Demand Matching (SCM-APO-SDM)

Product

SAP Supply Chain Management all versions ; SAP enhancement package for SAP Supply Chain Management all versions

Keywords

CTM, PDS, phantom assembly, dependent demand, components, requirements, requirement , KBA , ctm , phantom assembly , pds , dependent demand , SCM-APO-MD-PDS , Production Data Structure , Problem

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