Avoid PCA Reporting Problems When Using Different Companies for Sales and Delivery

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  1. Streamlining End to End Supply Chain with Rodan+Fields

    When global growth is your target, avoid manual processes that slow your progress and compound complexities. Facing widespread challenges in order fulfillment and supply planning, Rodan+Fields (R+F) needed to make a change. Rapid growth and a global reach led this skincare manufacturing and distribution company to outgrow its mostly manual processes. The company’s legacy processes…...…
  2. Avoid PCA Reporting Problems When Using Different Companies for Sales and Delivery

    Inaccurate profit center accounting (PCA) reports can result from using profit centers incorrectly for triangular sales orders. The author demonstrates how to avoid this situation by pointing out some common mistakes and providing tips on setting up profit centers correctly. Recently I was working for a company that wanted to use profit center accounting (PCA)…...…
  3. Graphical vs. Table Editor Mode – Which One to Use?

    One of the many new features in SAP HR 4.6x is an improved user interface. The author describes the graphical and table editor modes that manage the configuration of HR features, schemas, and rules. He focuses on the differences between the two modes. As the SAP HR module has evolved, new features and user interfaces…...…
  4. Fast Entry Demystified

    Fast entry enables you to simultaneously create and edit the same infotype or subtype record for multiple employees. Using a substitution example, the author explains how to optimize the fast entry functionality. One of the most common questions that individuals have when they look at the SAP HR module is how to simultaneously create and…...…
  5. Data Archiving and Retrieval Tips for HR and Payroll

    In the follow-up to his March article on archiving, the author further explains his recent successful archiving project. He shows how to group and prepare your data for archiving. He also discusses two data retrieval functions, Analyze and Archive Information System. In my earlier SAPexperts article, I introduced the HR/Payroll data archiving project that my company…...…
  6. COBRA Processing Part 2: Use R/3 to Manage Enrollment and Billing

    In the second of his two-part series on the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA), the author discusses how to administer a COBRA plan. Specifically, he covers the enrollment and billing processes by recounting a participant’s journey through the COBRA life cycle. Key Concept The following is the second of a two-part series on configuration…...…
  7. Ask the HR Expert: The Basics of Taxable Wages

    The author provides background information about how SAP US Payroll configuration tables operate. He also explains how to see what wage types go into the /601 taxable wages technical wage type. Key Concept Dear HR Expert, In SAP payroll (US) how do you see what wage types go into the /601 taxable wages technical wage…...…
  8. Ask the Expert: How to Monitor Individual Use of HR Master Data Transactions

    The sensitive nature of HR master data requires special attention of administrators. The author shows how R/3 can track the HR master data records viewed by a user. He also demonstrates how a user may thwart your efforts to distinguish snoopers from frequent master data users so that you can minimize such efforts. Key Concept…...…
  9. “What’s in My Transport?!”

    During configuration, a transport (or change request) can pick up more changes than the configurator intended, thus causing system errors. The author explains the potential for mistakes and how to avoid them when using automatic change requests in the Change and Transport System (CTS). Not too long ago, an experienced R/3 configurator came running over…...…
  10. Expand PS Master Data by Adding New Fields to Project Builder

    The available fields in the PS master data are often insufficient to cover a company’s needs. The author describes partner functionality, user-defined fields, and customer-specific fields, which are three different options to incorporate additional fields into the project master. He discusses their advantages and shortcomings and the steps to implement them. When most businesses implement…...…