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2088953 - Error Message When Trying to Release Outbound Delivery

Symptom

You are trying to release Outbound Delivery. The system displays the below given error message:

Shipment Date Older Than The First Confirmation 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Outbound Logistics work center.
  2. In the field Show, select All Outbound Deliveries by Selection using drop-down and Find relevant Outbound Delivery ID.
  3. Select ID and choose option Release.
  4. System throws above mentioned error message.

Cause

Since the Shipment Date maintained in the Outbound Delivery is earlier date than the Actual Execution Date of the relevant Warehouse Confirmation ID. It must be same as actual execution on date or greater than that of the confirmation date.

Resolution

In order to find the Actual Execution On Date as per Warehouse Confirmation against the Outbound Delivery, please follow the below steps :

  1. Go to the Outbound Logistics Work Center.
  2. Go to Monitoring View and choose Warehouse Order sub view.
  3. In the field Show, select All Warehouse Order by Selection using drop-down.
  4. Using Advanced Search, enter the relevant Outbound Delivery ID in the section Delivery ID.
  5. Choose Go, here you will find the relevant Warehouse Order ID against the Outbound Delivery.
  6. Select the Order ID and Edit it, navigate to the Confirmations tab.
  7. Here you can see the Confirmation ID with Actual Execution On.

Now follow the below steps in order to release the Outbound Delivery:

  1. Go to the Outbound Logistics work center.
  2. In the field Show, select All Outbound Deliveries by Selection using drop-down and find relevant Outbound Delivery ID.
  3. Select an Outbound Delivery and Edit it.
  4. In General tab, under section: Dates, change the shipment date to same as Actual Execution On Date as per warehouse confirmation or greater that this.
  5. Then perform Check Consistency. Now Outbound Delivery should be consistent.
  6. Then Release Outbound Delivery.

Keywords

KBA , AP-ODP-ODR , Outbound Delivery Request , How To

Product

SAP Business ByDesign all versions