Delivering Against a Contract

Chapter 12 (specifically, page 317) described how a Material Movement portrays Assets being moved between Parties and Facilities. A modified version of that diagram is reproduced as Figure 15-6. Here, note that a Contract Delivery may be to fulfill a Line Item that is part of a Contract. If it is a Receipt, it is usually associated with a purchase order, and if it is a Shipment, it is usually associated with a sales order—but returns can be recorded against either, as well. A Transfer is usually not associated with a Contract, per se, but an authorization for the Transfer might play that role.

Figure 15-6: Supplying ...

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