Skip to Content
avatar image
Former Member

Which QM Order type to use - QL01 or QL02?

I want to capture the appraisal cost of inspection and for that, I have decided to use QM Order.

But I am in dilemma regarding whether to use Order Type QL01 or QL02.

Can anyone enlighten me with advantages and especially disadvantages of using them both?

Add comment
10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

  • Get RSS Feed

1 Answer

  • Best Answer
    Jan 09 at 09:13 AM

    QL01 :-

    • The order is a long-term cost collector
    • The order accumulates the costs on a lump sum basis for all the materials or inspection lots that are assigned to the order. You cannot, therefore, assign the costs to individual materials or inspection lots.
    • The costs are settled in the Controlling (CO) component on a periodic basis (for example, once a month).

    With a general QM order, you can:

    • Assign several different materials or inspection lots to the order
    • Confirm the activities for an inspection operation during results recording or when you make the usage decision
    • Create the order manually using the central maintenance function for creating and assigning QM orders
    • Use this type of order for goods movements without account assignments (for example, for normal goods receipt movements to warehouse stock)

    QL02

    • The order is a short-term cost collector.
    • The order accumulates only the costs associated with the assigned inspection lot.
    • The costs are settled in the Controlling (CO) component on a one-time basis.

    With an individual QM order, you can:

    • Assign only one inspection lot to the order
    • Confirm the activities for an inspection operation during results recording or when you make the usage decision
    • Specify in the material master that the order is to be created automatically when an inspection lot is created
    • Post goods movements with account assignments (for example, internal CO orders or cost centers)

    Regards,

    Vivek Malik

    Add comment
    10|10000 characters needed characters exceeded

    • Former Member

      Thanks!

      I tried out this scenario with Order type QL01 and I am getting the following issue -

      - I have assigned QM work center to inspection operation and maintained Std. times for the operation inspection plan.

      - Assigned cost center to QM work center.

      - Assigned formulae to activity types to calculate the cost in Costing view of the QM work center.

      - Created the order manually in QK01 and assigned it to the material. Used the same cost center here.

      *** Still, after result recording, I am getting pop-up for activity confirmation but the "Actual values" are not coming in front of activities. The actual value fields for all the activities are coming blank.

      I want the actual values to be calculated by the system should be proposed for confirmation, just like it happens in CO11N for production activities confirmation.