Category Archives: Profitability Analysis

If you use third-party orders in SAP, then you may be aware of a certain nuance in the system that relates to CO-PA postings. To be clear, third-party orders are also called “drop-ship”, “drop-shipment” or “direct-shipment” orders. It is when a product is bought from a vendor, but is directly shipped to the customer. This transaction.
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The Controlling Profitability Analysis (CO-PA) module has been around about 15 years, and its original purpose was to enable businesses to produce market segment profitability reports predominantly based on sales data. It is particularly useful to users in the Finance and sales departments as it allows you to perform profitability analysis according to several dimensions.
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