Few organizations have really tackled the issue of accurate profitability reporting based on an activity-centric costing approach. Businesses believe they are viewing accurate customer information, but are misguided by their profitability figures and are making inaccurate or inappropriate management decisions.
In this paper:
- How the SAP BusinessObjects Profitability and Cost Management application leverages activity-based costing for robust customer, product, and channel profitability analysis
- How best to utilize various methodologies
- What represents best practice for calculating the cost of high-volume customer accounts, sales order lines, or SKUs