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2675078 - Gaps in Number Range of Outbound Delivery Numbers

Symptom

Some Outbound Delivery numbers for the selected number range are missing.

Environment

SAP Business ByDesign

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Outbound Logistics Work Center.
  2. Go to View Outbound Deliveries.
  3. Select All Outbound Deliveries by Selection.
  4. Select Go.
  5. Sort by Outbound Deliveries ID.

You observe some gaps from one Outbound delivery number to another Outbound delivery number.

Cause

Sometimes the user opens the User Interface to create the document but later does not save it.
Now the number created for  a new document is returned back as an unused number.
Later when another new document gets created the number range picks this unused number and use the same.

Resolution

The system will generate Outbound Delivery id as per the defined range however it does consider a chronological order when doing so.

This is the standard behvaiour as expected.

Keywords

Gaps in number range of Outbound delivery numbers, Outbound delivery number ranges are inconsistent. , KBA , outbound delivery numbers inconsistent , gaps in number range outbound delivery , AP-ODP-OD , Outbound Delivery , Problem

Product

SAP Business ByDesign 1805 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1808 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1811