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3264826 - Cannot Receive Consignment Stock Return Before Issue


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You have created a New Custodian Goods Return Notification to receive a Consignment Stock. However, when you do Post Goods Receipt and enter all details and then click Save and Close, the system displays the following error message:

  • Business residence cannot be determined. Check that the products have been posted to the custodian as you cannot post products from the custodian before they have been posted to the custodian. Or, check that your master data for the log. area is complete.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Inbound Logistics Work Center.
  2. Go to Inbound Delivery Notifications View.
  3. Find and select the relevant Delivery Notification ID.
  4. Click Post Goods Receipt.
  5. Enter all relevant details and click Propose Quantities.
  6. Click Save and Close.
  7. System displays the above mentioned error message. 


You have not selected the Consignment Stock indicator during the creation of the Delivery Notification to indicate the consignment stock return notification.


Please cancel the current Delivery Notification and create a new one. Please make sure to check the "Consignment Stock" box under Delivery Details in the New Custodian Goods Return Notification screen.

See Also


New Custodian Goods Return Notification Post Goods Receipt , KBA , AP-IDP , Inbound Delivery Processing , Problem


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