YTD...our list of reasons to move away from average costing has been growing!

-----Original Message-----
From: James Staber II [mailto:jstaber@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2003 12:10 PM
To: mapics-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: Average Cost Help

Hmmm.  Maybe this is why we pay ALF's! 

message: 8
date: Tue, 11 Nov 2003 11:55:49 -0800
from: "Nandagopal Padmanabhan" <npadmanabhan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: RE: Average Cost Help

I did a negative RP to put the item back on the PO and I did this for 2 reasons:
1. I thought that this would change the average cost in the warehouse to the 
original average cost
2. I wanted to change the purchase price on the PO to the correct value

But after I performed the negative RP, the above didn't take place. Instead the 
average cost changed to a higher cost, but the item was put back on the PO.

In a nut shell, the original avg cost was: $20
After RP: avg cost: $1320
After negative RP: avg cost: $4300!!!!!!!!

I did my negative RP on the RP screen and made sure I had a neagtive qty! 
What's happening? Let me know if you need more info, I can send you a 
spreadsheet with the transactions.

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