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2593343 - Negative Stock in Product Planning Details


You notice for a Product ABC (ABC represents the Product ID) in Product Planning Details the available stock is indicated as (for example) -0.005. However, a negative stock is not allowed in the Product Master Data. You have maintained a Quantity Conversion from a custom Unit of Measure to a standard one.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Work Center Supply Planning.
  2. Open the view Products.
  3. Show All Products By Selection.
  4. Find the Product ABC (ABC represents the Product ID).
  5. Result: you will note that ABC has an Available Stock of -0.005.


This issue could happen rarely due to some calculations involved in planning inventory and physical inventory.


To resolve the issue follow the below steps:

  1. Go to the Work Center Application and User Management.
  2. View the Business Data Consistency and open Subview Data Flow Verification Results.
  3. Show All Results.
  4. Click Open Advanced Filter.
  5. For Business Document 1 select Inventory.
  6. For Business Document 2 select Planning View of Inventory.
  7. Click Go.
  8. Select the latest not closed result which contains errors.
  9. Click Start Document Synchronization.
  10. Click Start Repeat Check.
  11. If the numbers of errors becomes zero, click Change Status to Closed. If not the case, please report an incident to SAP.


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