You can add extra costs to a Purchase order.
Extra costs include shipping costs or 3rd party costs which are not included in the price of the item. These costs are often not billed to a third party, not the vendor.
These costs can be averaged into the cost of an item to give an accurate profit and loss report by enabling the client setting Consider PO Extra Costs when Calculating Product Costs. An extra column will display next to each line item in the PO - "Extra Cost Per Unit".
Shipping and Other (field on PO Detail page) Costs
The cost of shipping and other costs is divided per unit.
The method of calculating the PO extra costs per unit is based on the following client setting: Divide PO Item Extra Cost using:
You have the option to not include shipping costs in the PO Grand Total, like when you are paying a 3rd party for shipping. Controlled by client setting Do not include Third party shipping in PO Grand Total.
Custom Extra CostsThere is a separate client setting Enable PO Based Extra Costs. When enabled, there will be an action on the PO detail page - Manage Extra Costs. On that page you can enter and define additional costs. You will be able to set the distribution method per unit of each cost.
Custom Extra Costs will not be included in the PO Grand Total.
Small Order Item Fee Cost
If a Small Order Amount and Fee has been configured on the vendor, the fee will display in the Small Order Fee field, whenever applicable, to be calculated in the PO total cost.
No Item Cost
Read about no-cost items here.