New Functions in Unit Costing


Activity-Based Costing (ABC)

The following new categories apply in

unit costing:

The new item categories apply to the costing of base planning objects, sales orders, materials, internal orders, production orders (CO), WBS elements and to general cost objects.

They do not apply to primary cost planning.

Subcontracting in unit costing

In unit costing, the item category L (Subcontracting) is available.

You can calculate overhead on the subcontracting items entered manually in the unit cost estimate. You set the Apply overhead to subcontracted materials indicator in the valuation variant.

Filtering costing items

When you display and change unit cost estimates, you can filter the costing items according to the columns of the cost estimate. For example, you can display only the items of a particular item category.

Entering the work center and plant

In Release 4.0A, you can enter the work center and the plant of the work center for each item in the unit cost estimate.

Item category E (Internal activity) enables the cost center to be determined from the work center and plant.

Change system parameters in customizing

For the application of overhead to subcontracting items, check the valuation variants in respect of the following:

Reference and Simulation Costing

Cost Estimate Without Quantity Structure

Costing Sales Orders

Costing Production Orders (CO)

Costing WBS elements

Costing Internal Orders

Costs for Intangible Goods and Services