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3247514 - Error Message: "Quantity type ABC not valid; it is not summable"


You are replicating Materials from an External System to Cloud for Customer and system throws below error message,

Quantity type ABC not valid; it is not summable.


SAP Cloud for Customer

Reproducing the Issue

1. Replicate a material from an external system;

2. Check message under Web Service Message Monitoring;

3. You will see error message via interface MaterialReplicationInitiatedByExternalIn.


The error is due to quantity conversion (under node <QuantityConversion>) between a physical and trading unit, which is not allowed in C4C.

ERP may allow this, but C4C will not.


Customer need to avoid the conversion between physical units to trading units:

1. Remove this data from ERP or;

2. Remove this data in the middleware so it's not send to C4C.

See Also

Units of Measure


quantity, conversion, unit of measure, material replication, MaterialReplicationInitiatedByExternalIn , KBA , LOD-CRM-INT-ERP , Integration of C4C with ERP , Problem


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