Secure future product margins in the early stages, when the design is evolving and master data is incomplete. With the SAP Product Lifecycle Costing solution, you can gain visibility across teams, proactively manage costs, and support new product innovations and customer-specific engineered products.
SAP Product Lifecycle Costing
Improve profits by managing costs accurately in the early design phase
Use early product engineering, quotations, and lifecycle costing to help increase
Optimize costs and maximize revenue
Calculate and model various cost scenarios while designs are still evolving and master data is only partially available.
Go to market quickly and cost-effectively
Achieve leaner processes and accelerate research and development by enabling collaboration and reducing expenses.
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Product cost calculation and simulation
- Support modern, real-time cost calculation using SAP HANA
- Handle calculations flexibly with manual override and recalculation capabilities
- Enable versioning, what-if simulation, and target costing
Data modeling and extensibility
- Use custom attributes, fields, and formulas
- Access multiple costing sheets and component splits
- Manage local master data maintenance as well as integration with enterprise and Microsoft Excel software
Inbound and outbound integration
- Import data from SAP ERP, Microsoft Excel, and other applications using the API
- Export data to Microsoft Excel and other applications using the API
- Use the price selection strategy for components and activities
- Support different currencies and dimensions
- Calculate overhead cost through any number of costing sheets
Analytics and reporting
- Apply management reporting
- Use project analysis and reporting across the product lifecycle, costing categories, and other dimensions
- Access version comparison
- Expand your visibility by leveraging all existing cost-relevant information
- Identify cost drivers quickly by using a real-time calculation engine powered by SAP HANA
- Optimize product costs along multiple dimensions by embedding what-if analysis
Build a business case
openSAP Course: Freedom to Calculate with SAP Product Lifecycle Costing
Join this free online course to learn the essentials of SAP Product Lifecycle Costing including use cases, all capabilities, brand new features, business processes, and best practices on implementation. SAP Product Lifecycle Costing allows you to simulate your future product costs at an early stage, enabling you to optimize your mid-term financial planning and supply chain.
SAP Product Lifecycle Costing can be deployed in the cloud or on premise, and system and software requirements vary by specific customer scenarios.
Optimize configuration of SAP Product Lifecycle Costing with this comprehensive configuration guide.
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