Lean ERP and Activity Based Costing

Posted by Gerry Poe

Questions to Ask Before You Implement Activity Based Costing
Managers from companies of all sizes have read about activity-based costing (ABC) or even attended conferences about ABC.  Many are now trying to reap the benefits that ABC offers.  But the rush to understand and implement ABC has caused some issues to be poorly understood.  To summarize these issues, this article identifies some questions people often ask about ABC.  Companies that answer these questions before implementing ABC are more likely to have successful ABC systems.


Tags: ERP, Lean Operations, Lean Manufacturing, Activity Based Costing, Medical Devices

Activity Based Costing for Calculating Product Profitability

Posted by Gerry Poe

The best ERP software which includes Activity Based Costing (ABC) allows for the accumulation and recovery of costs associated with the purchasing, manufacturing and selling of items and thereby improved accuracy in calculating product profitability.  Overhead costs are accumulated against items by attaching elements of cost at the transition points of purchasing, manufacturing, or selling. 


Tags: ERP, Factsheet, Activity Based Costing, SYSPRO

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