The table below lists the fields available in 'Costing Element. Open' (PPS280) with a specification of whether they apply to purchase costing or distributed costing or both. For a detailed description of the fields, see the field help texts in 'Costing Element. Open' (PPS280).
|Field||Brief description||Purchase costing||Distributed costing|
|Field (1–5)||Defines a type of object that triggers a different costing rate, for example, different delivery method.||Yes||Yes|
|Attribute or Custom Field (1–5)||
Defines one of the following:
|Operator||Determines how the value is retrieved and calculated.||Yes||Yes|
|Accounting control object||Defines an object for which separate account entries are to be created when calculating the standard cost.||Yes||Yes|
|VAT code||Determines which VAT method and VAT rate to apply.||Yes||No|
Determines the type of charge the costing element represents.
0 = No charge (used for display operators, that is, totals and costing base); 1 = Internal charge; 2 = External charge or discount.
|Yes, alt. 0–2||Yes, alt. 0 and 1|
|Charge invoicing||Determines whether a charge can be invoiced against the same purchase order several times.||Yes||No|
Determines if the costing element is connected to eco-contribution functionality.
|Distribution method||Determines to which part of the order a charge applies.||Yes: alt. 1–3||Yes: alt. 1|
|Distribution unit type||
Determines the unit of measure to use as a basis for distributing a cost from an order header to the order lines. The field is only applicable when distribution method 3 is selected.
1 = Gross weight; 2 = Volume; 3 Net amount.
|Third party charge||
Determines whether the charge originates from another party than the supplier on the purchase order (for example, a freight charge from a forwarder).
Selecting the check box enables you to include the charge in the invoice matching routine when the invoice from the third party is recorded.
|Invoice charge quantity||Determines whether the line charge per quantity is independent of the quantity on the invoice line.||Yes||No|
Determines if the value calculated by the element has to be applied as mark up / overhead to the total value of the costing model.
Mark up / overhead values can be both positive and negative.
Specifies the pre-defined formula to be included in the element
Used for costing operator 15, 26, 27.
Used to calculate the qty.
|Result ID||Specifies the result ID of the pre-defined formula to be included in the element||Yes|