Ask the FI/CO Expert: "How Can You Segregate the Expected Inbound Freight Costs in Manufactured Goods' Standard Cost Estimates?"
- by Gary Fullmer, Solution Architect, MI6 Solutions
- May 15, 2002
You can highlight estimated inbound freight costs in a Product Cost Estimate without having to do convoluted workarounds. The solution is the standard R/3 option called "Delivery Costs." Learn what the Delivery Costs option is and how you can activate it.
This month’s "Ask the Expert" column addresses a question that several people have asked one of our regular contributors, Gary Fullmer, product manager at SAP America for the Financials modules. The confusion concerns a Product Costing functionality introduced in release 4.6 called "Delivery Costs."
A number of people have asked me lately, "In a Product Cost Estimate, is it possible to highlight the estimated inbound freight costs for the purchased material components without resorting to crazy workarounds such as putting dummy lines in the Routing and/or Bill of Material (BOM) masters?"
The answer is an unequivocal yes! In fact, as of release 4.6, this is a standard R/3 option called "Delivery Costs."
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