Internal Order Overview

Internal orders are used to monitor overhead costs incurred for a specific event, project or activity.  It can be used for a restricted period when executing a job, or for long-term monitoring of portions of overhead costs. Internal Orders are company code dependent.  Internal order groups can be created for cross-company reporting.

Overhead cost orders will be used to collect actual costs incurred. This allows costs to be monitored continuously.   The overhead costs assigned to the overhead cost orders are settled (in full) as costs to other cost collectors.  This is generally on the periodic basis, at month-end.Internal orders plan and monitor the costs of a specific job.

Internal orders are 4 types

1. Over head orders

2. Profitability orders

3. Investment orders

4. Production orders


However, internal order means overhead orders. It deals with management of overheads of a job or task.

This component enables the organization to capture the overheads in a Systematic manner relating to a particular job. There by we can know the overall cost of the job and even profitability of the particular job.

     A. Activate Order Management in Controlling Area

    B. Order Master Data

  • B.1.1 Define Order types
  • B.1.2 Maintain Number Ranges for Orders
  • B.1.3 Define Order Layouts
  • B.1.4 Define Model Orders

    C. Creation of Internal Order Groups 

  • C.1.1  Creation of Internal Order Groups
  • C.1.2  Display Internal Order Groups

    D. Creation of Internal Orders 

  • D.1.1  Change  Internal Orders
  • D.1.2  Display  Internal Orders

    E. Planning 

  • E.1.1 Maintain User-Defined Planner Profiles
  • E.1.1 Maintain Planner Profile for Overall Planning

    F. Settlement

  • F.1.1 Maintain Allocation Structures
  • F.1.2 Maintain Settlement Profile
  • F.1.3 Maintain Number Ranges for Settlement Documents



9 thoughts on “Internal Order Overview

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  2. Hi All

    What do you all think ‘can we use any type of Order Type (Internal Orders) to create financial reports.for reporting purpose.

    We won’t be using entire P&L but we would like to see financial report to gross profit.

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