1855040 - Error: Transfer Group ID Missing, While Creating New Inventory Notification

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1855040 - Error: Transfer Group ID Missing, While Creating New Inventory Notification

Symptom

System throws error message while creating a New Inventory Change in Externally Managed Location document.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Third-Party Logistics work center.
  2. Go to the 3PL Inventory Management view and select Inventory Notifications sub-view.
  3. Select the New button and choose the option New Inventory Change in Externally Managed Location from the drop down.
  4. In the opened window, fill in the required fields under the General tab.
  5. Go to the Line Items tab, select the Add Row button, enter the Item ID, Reason as Transfer and Movement Direction : Inventory Issue and other required details.
  6. Select the Check button, system throws the error message: Transfer Group ID Missing

Cause

While creating the New Inventory Change in Externally Managed Location, when you enter the reason code as Transfer, it means that you are doing a Change of Stock for which you need to enter the Item Group ID & enter either the identified stock ID / select the restricted indicator to do the stock change.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Third-Party Logistics work center.
  2. Go to the 3PL Inventory Management view and select Inventory Notifications sub-view.
  3. Select the New button and choose the option New Inventory Change in Externally Managed Location from the drop down.
  4. In the opened window, fill in the required fields under the General tab.
  5. Go to the Line Items tab, select the Add Row button, enter the Item ID, Reason as Transfer and Movement Direction : Inventory Issue, enter values for Item Group ID column and fill in Product & Quantity columns too.
  6. Now, select Add Row button again, enter Item ID , Reason - Transfer, Movement Direction - Inventory Receipt. Here you have to enter the same values for Item Group ID which you have entered in the previous line item ID and fill in Product & Quantity columns too.
  7. For the second line item, you have to either select the stock as restricted or enter a identified stock ID as you are doing a change of stock.
  8. Later perform Check operation, the notification document will be consistent.

Keywords

KBA , externally managed location , AP-SLP , Site Logistics Processing , How To

Product

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