How to: Create Purchase Orders Manually

Purchase orders represent an agreement with a vendor to purchase certain items at a certain price for delivery on a certain date.

You can create a purchase order by converting a purchase quote. For more information, see How to: Convert Purchase Quotes to Purchase Orders.

To create a purchase order manually

  1. In the Search box, enter Purchase Orders, and then choose the related link.

  2. Leave the No. field to automatically insert a number from the default number series. Alternatively, choose the field to select from another number series.

  3. In the Buy-from Vendor No. field, enter the number of the vendor that you are buying from.

    The fields on the General FastTab and all other FastTabs are filled in according to the master data on the vendor card.

  4. On the first purchase order line, in the Type field, select Item.

  5. In the No. field, enter the number of the item that you want to buy.

  6. In the Quantity field, enter the quantity that you want to buy.

If your location is set up to require bins, but not put-away processing, then, in the Bin Code field, specify where the items must be placed when they arrive.

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