In an actual costing environment, all transactions are costed using actual figures. They are not costed using the costs entered in the Part Maintenance window – EXCEPT for the following transactions:
- transactions involving parts with negative on hand quantity (no valid history to base costs on)
- Parts that have been adjusted in using the Inventory Transaction window (unless costs are manually entered at time of adjustment)
- Physical Inventory transactions where count quantity is greater than quantity reported in Visual (no means in determining the costs)
Apart from the above, all costs are based on actual transactions and are continually being updated by the costing utilities.
The costs in Part Maintenance do impact the estimated costs on engineering masters and work orders when the parts are added to the Bill of Material.