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How to use another destination location to determine TCM when Charge Type Resolution Base is ROOT?

Hello Experts,

I have the following problem:

I need to calculate transportation charges with rates depending of charged or utilized volume (m3) on resource, and destination zone. For this, I am using the actual_volume as calculation rule. In the rate table, I have configured two rate scales (Source Zone and Dest Zone) in order to have different rates depending on the destination location.

For example:

Rate 1: ZONE-A / ZONE-B / 300$.m3

Rate 2: ZONE-A / ZONE-C / 350$.m3

The charge type is set with ROOT resolution base so that the system considers the whole capacity used at header level. Therefore, as resolution base is root, the Destination Location/Zone will be the same as the Source Location/Zone (LOC-A). This is because the vehicle's resource leaves the location where it is housed, then it goes to LOC-B (for example) to deliver goods, and finally arrives to the same location of origin (LOC-A) due to return stage.

This is a problem because the system will never able to determine Rate 1 or Rate 2.

Do you know any way to change the destination location that is determinated of the standard way?

Alternatively, how could I use the total charged or utilized volume (m3) on resource from header level to calculation charges, if the resolution base is STAGE?

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    Mar 24, 2017 at 03:02 AM


    Standard don't support to change the destination location. Also in business wire, i think only one charge A to B is not enought.

    Suggest to use the resolution base "STAGE". System would check the total charged/utilized volume in stage firstly, if not value , then go to header level. The final result would be two charge A to B and B to A both use TC/UV in header level.

    Best Regards

    Clark Huang

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    • OK.Now i know the requirement is charge only in the first stage not for all

      Sorry for that i don't know the standard solution for it.

      One possible way is create a custom Calculation Base to get the destination of first stage. Then resolution base keep the "Root".