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    How does the In Transit status and Missing in Transit Report work in Voyager?

    • Article Type: Q&A
    • Product: Voyager
    • Product Version: 6.5.3


    How does the In Transit status and Missing in Transit Report work in Voyager?


    The three different In Transit status types in Voyager are: In Transit, In Transit Discharged, and In Transit on Hold.

    Items with this status show up on the Missing in Transit report depending on the In Transit Interval set in:

    SysAdmin>Circulation>Policy Definitions>Edit>Location>Settings.

    Additional Information

    The Missing In Transit Report is discussed in the Reporter User's Guide.

    A) The In Transit status is manually applied. Items with this status will always show up on the Missing In Transit report, regardless of the In Transit Interval. The report will only show a destination location based on the item's location.

    B) The In Transit Discharged status uses the In Transit Interval before showing up on Missing in Transit report. It will use the last non-browse discharge location for the from location and the item's home location for the final destination.

    C) The In Transit on Hold status is applied when an item that has a request is discharged. It also uses the In Transit Interval before showing up on the list. The pick-up location of the queue position 1 hold/recall is used for the destination location. The from location is again the last non-browse discharge location.

    Both the "In Transit-Discharged" and "In Transit-On Hold" item statues are an integral part of Voyager's internal functionality. These two statuses are used by Voyager to facilitate the shipping of library materials from one location or one library, to another. Voyager expects the system to work as a closed loop; when an item is not processed following the workflow that Voyager expects, some of the In Transit statuses can linger in the system.

    See also:
    How do you remove items that are no longer missing from the Missing in Transit Report?
    What should you do if there is only a home location (and not a borrowing location) listed for an item on the Missing In Transit Report?
    Help identifying old (more than 20 days) "in transit-discharged" or "in transit-on hold" status items

    Category: Circulation

    Subject: circ.exe

    • Article last edited: 10/20/2015