FAQ: Procurement

What orders are showing in the Transactions/Purchase Order folder on a supplier (SUP)?
The Transactions/Purchase Order folder on the Supplier list purchase orders and purchase order responses issued and active for the specific supplier. If...
Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 at 12:22 PM
How can we add information to the field 'Buyers Ref no' on purchase orders (SPO)??
The "buyer's reference" field cannot be edited as the field is automatically updated by the system. The main rule is that the field conta...
Fri, 30 Jul, 2021 at 11:46 AM
When forwarding a purchase order response (SOA) to another existing purchase order response (SOA), which fields must match?
If the document 'Type' on the purchase order response is not 'Transfer' - and the account matches, the system will check that the&nb...
Wed, 28 Jul, 2021 at 1:08 PM
If no supplier is selected as preferred on the supplier info sheet, who will get the forecast
If there is no preferred supplier, the Supplier and operations planning (SOP) will choose the supplier with the lowest purchase price:              1. It s...
Fri, 23 Apr, 2021 at 10:30 AM
Is there a way to decide which supplier & price should be the preferred price?
One cannot manually decide which price on a product gets status 8 (best price and preferred supplier) or which price gets status 4 (valid price and supplier...
Mon, 3 May, 2021 at 3:10 PM
Is there any way to prevent some items from being included in the forecast file to a particular supplier?
It is possible to prevent products from showing in the Sales and operation planning overview (SOP), by flagging it in the field: 'Ignore in S&OP&#x...
Mon, 3 May, 2021 at 2:58 PM
How can I ensure that the correct drawings and revision information is added to a purchase order when ordering?
Today, this is a manual procurement process. The supplier purchase order item (SPO-item) has a revision number and whether or not drawings should be attache...
Mon, 3 May, 2021 at 3:03 PM
Is it possible to load supplier orders by file?​​
You can load purchase orders with this input program: INP/72500 Details: The following fields can be uploaded, the ones marked with an R are require...
Fri, 5 Feb, 2021 at 2:48 PM
How do we find out how much we have bought from a specific supplier during a given time frame?​​
Booking can be found in the supplier backlog management application (SBM) or the following report can be used and exported to excel: NGREP/100073;NAME:xxxxx...
Fri, 5 Feb, 2021 at 2:32 PM
How can we discontinue /close a supplier account (SUP)?​​
A supplier (SUP) account can be closed/discontinued using the option: 'Close Supplier (St=9)' if you have access to this option. If the suppli...
Fri, 5 Feb, 2021 at 2:28 PM