Creating purchase orders
Purchase orders are created from requisitions, or created separately without a requisition. Once the purchase order is created and approved, it can be sent to the supplier for fulfillment of the order. In this recipe, we will create a standard purchase order for the requisition 14337, and use the Office Widget Suppliers, Inc. as the supplier.
We need to be set up as buyers to create purchase orders. Let's review the buyer setup details for Pat Stock:
- Log in to the Purchasing responsibility.
- Navigate to Setup | Personnel | Buyers.
- Search for the buyer attached to the user.
- In the Buyer field, enter %Stock%Ms%,
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