One of the fundamental flaws in Oracle Order Management (OM) is the inability to include tax on freight and special charge modifiers that are setup in Advanced Pricing (QP). There’s just no way to do it out of the box. Even if you use the Oracle suggested work around, which is to add freight as a line item to a sales order, it’s still a manual process and defeats the purpose of being able to include and calculate freight automatically the way you can through a charge modifier.
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Up to 11.5.9, it was impossible to utilize the credit card functionality and secure fields unless you also implemented iPayment. Oracle iPayment is the module which screens and processes credit card transactions through Order Management (OM). While this is a nice package for clients who process high volumes of credit card payments, it’s not cost effective for the rest who may process credit cards on occasion and prefer to use an offline processor. So at the time you had two options; either fork up the money to buy the iPayment module, or process and store the transactional information offline and enter the prepayment manually in the system.
However, as of recently, Oracle has offered a patch (5192725) which allows for the use of the credit card fields in OM without the need to install iPayment. The application of this patch alone is not enough, as there are other tweaks that need to take place to make it all work. At any rate, I take this as a great act of generosity on Oracle’s part – it’s not often they provide us the choice to implement a module!…