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1705986 - You Received the following Warning Message in your Sales Order : "The source of supply cannot be determined".

Symptom

When you enter a second item in a sales order for which both items are for third-party order processing, the following warning message is displayed: The source of supply cannot be determined.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Sales Order work center.
  2. Select the Sales Orders view .
  3. Search for the Sales Order ABC  (ABC represents the ID of the Sales Order).
  4. Select the Sales Order ABC 
  5. Go to Items view
  6. Add a new item.

 You will see the warning message The source of supply cannot be determined; Check the sourcing-relevant master data.

 

Cause

The reason for the issue in the Sales Order is, that the Complete Delivery flag is set for the sales order.

Resolution

  1. Go to Sales Order work center.
  2. Select the Sales Orders view .
  3. Search for the Sales Order ABC  (ABC represents the ID of the Sales Order).
  4. Select the Sales Order ABC 
  5. Select the Edit button.
  6. Remove the flag for Complete Delivery.

You can now add a new item without any issue.
For more information on the Complete Delivery, please find the article : Complete Delivery Orders in the help center.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SLO , Sales Order Processing , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1408 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711