What is the impact on business, if PM order is not settled. That is if
settlement of the order is not done, what is its impact on the business process. Manoj
The cost will go to G/l account as soon as the goods movement is done or
service entry sheet is accepted. Only thing is that the cost will not be
reflected in the cost center.
The work order is a PM cost object. It can hold costs. for example, when a
time confirmation is done, and it is saved, the cost centre in the tech object
is debited and the work order is credited with those costs.
What then should happen is settelment occurs and the work order is debited
and the cost centre in the work order operation is credited
If settlement does not occur, those costs sit on the work order. The problem
with this is that because the costs do not settle they are not transfered to the
operation cost centre. In simple terms, this then means that the cost centre of
the maintainers who did the work, does not get paid!
It also causes problems with reporting, and cost management from Controlling,
and can significantly affect your maintenance budget (depending upon your