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Feb 04, 2012 at 01:21 AM

External Procurement with a Valuated Sales Order Stock

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Hi Experts,

I read the following in SAP Help,

For external procurement with a Valuated Sales Order Stock, system generates a purchase requisition from the sales order.

If you are using a valuated sales order stock, the externally procured material is assigned to inventory at the time of the goods receipt. If the sales order item is flagged as carrying costs and revenues, then when the goods issue for delivery to the customer takes place, the sales order item is debited with the costs of the externally procured material.

My question is - it says costs of external procurement is debited to sales order item when " goods issue for delivery to the customer takes place"

- but in my case, when I made the GR for purchase order (created automatically by sales order), system directly posted the procurement cost as actual costs to the sales order item. There is no delivery for sales order done still.

So actually, when should the external procurement cost be debited to sales order item -- when GR for purchase order is done (or) when goods issue for delivery to the customer takes place?

Thanks,

GAN