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WS: 30/31: Actual Cost FAQ (Doc ID 1142946.1)

Last updated on JULY 23, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Shop Floor Management - Version A9.1 and later
JD Edwards World Product Data Management - Version A7.3 cume 16 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


To assist users who wish to use Actual Costing (weighted average cost method 02) within manufacturing shop floor work orders. To improve comprehension of what is possible on JD Edwards World A7.3 c16 versus A9.1 and beyond.

Actual costing for Shop Floor is not available for A8.1 releases.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What cost methods are supported for  shop floor work orders?
 Question 2: How does the system recognize an actual cost work order?
 Question 3: Is the sequence of transactions important to actual cost work orders?
 Question 4: When upgrading to the latest software release, do open work orders have to be closed out?
 Question 5: Where is the Employee Labor Rate Used (G3141/11) and how does the system use this rate when figuring a cost for Hours and Quantities?
 Question 6: How is processing option FOR STANDARD COSTING in A9.1 and beyond,  or  in A7.3 cume 16 in P31113 to be used in Actual Costing?
 Question 7: Will system generate a lot number for an Actual Cost work order which parent is setup with lot process 1 or 2?
 Question 8: Can Flex Accounting be performed in Actual Cost work orders?
 Question 9: What Programs and Systems work with Actual Cost Methodology?
 Question 10: Can an Actual Cost work order be reversed after accounting has been already run in Final mode?
 Question 11: How can WO issues with no actual cost or going negative in stock be prevented? What about avoiding WO over completions?
 Question 12: How does Cost Component program (P30026) work for Actual Cost Items?
 Question 13: How is Actual Cost per Unit Calculated and Updated in (F4105) Item Cost Ledger?

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