End a production order


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This procedure shows how to end a production order. The demo data company used to create this procedure is USMF. This is the final procedure out of seven which explains the production order lifecycle.

End a production order

  1. Go to Production control > Production orders > All production orders.
    • Select a production order that has the status Reported as finished.
  2. On the Action Pane, click Production order.
  3. Click End.
    • On this page, you can confirm that you want to end the production order.
  4. Click the General tab.
  5. In the Date field, enter a date.
  6. In the Scrap method field, select 'Allocation'.
    • When you select the Allocation method, costs from the scrapped materials are added to the finished goods.
  7. Click OK.

Validate calculation results

  1. On the Action Pane, click Manage costs.
  2. Click View cost comparison.
    • After you have ended the production order, you can compare the estimated cost price against the realized cost price to get an overview of the production variances.