Shipment cost types and item cats

In this IMG activity, you define the shipment cost types and item categories that contain all important control features for the shipment cost document, such as:

Activities

1. Create item categories. Proceed as follows:
a) Specify an alphanumeric key of up to four digits and a text description
b) Maintain the control elements on the detail screen.
2. Create shipment cost types. Proceed as follows:
a) Specify an alphanumeric key of up to four digits and a text description.
b) Maintain the control elements in the detail screen.
3. Assign item categories to every shipment cost type, taking into account the corresponding cost type (shipment header, shipment stage, border crossing point or load transfer point). You can also assign the valuation class for G/L account determination and specify whether the item of the corresponding item category is to be created automatically or must be entered manually.

You can also control which system activities are to be carried out for the corresponding item:

Further notes

You can, for example, create several items for a shipment stage per cost type. You may wish to do this if you want to post the basic freight and a surcharge for the stage to different G/L accounts. If you need to post to several accounts for one cost type, you can specify several item categories in this table for the shipment cost typeand the cost type.