In many business transactions it is often difficult to assign costs to specific combinations of customer and product.
Consequently, you can only assign these costs to a higher level in Profitability Analysis. But in some cases it may be interesting to distribute these costs to lower levels (such as products) in order to obtain the most complete information for an analysis of your contribution margins by product.
Actual top-down distribution functions the same way as top-down distribution in planning. The screens, menus, and detail functions are the same as the existing planning functions and the periodic valuation function.