The B2B Cost Center Management functionality includes assigning a cost center to an order. Once a buyer is added to at least one cost center, the selection of a cost center for an order is mandatory.
In Intershop Commerce Suite 7.6 and 7.7, the selection of a cost center is done in the last step of the checkout process (in the "Checkout Review" page):
In some B2B scenarios, the assignment of a cost center to an order may influence the behavior of some checkout process steps (available payment methods, order approval rules, etc.).
Starting with ICM 7.8, the selection of cost center for an order is done at the beginning of the checkout process (in the "View Cart" page):
This change does not require data migration. However, several pipelines and ISML templates related to the checkout have been adapted when moving the cost center selection for an order.
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