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How to avoid cost distributions in PPM after Import Cost added PO Delivery into Inventory asExpense?

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Summary:

How to avoid cost distributions in PPM after Import Cost added PO Delivery into Inventory as 'Expense' when Item Cost Profile = Expense

Item Attributes:

  • Inventory Item = Y
  • Costing Enabled = Y
  • Inventory Asset Value = N



Subinventory Attributes:

  • Asset Subinventory = N;


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The business requirement is to track inventory on hand and consider the inventory existence expensed upon PO Receipt. Once received, the requirement is to import costs into PPM only once, without allowing any other cost transaction distribution to be sent to PPM module afterwards.

The inventory is bought against a project (with 'Project, Task', 'Expenditure Date', 'Expenditure Type', 'Expenditure Org' information) and it’s Destination Type is always 'Inventory' [Inventory Item = Yes]. The Item Cost Profile' Valuation Structure Type = 'Expense' [Costing Enabled = Yes; Inventory Asset Value = No]. After items are received as part of PO, Receipt Accounting/Cost Accounting generate the following distributions:

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