Purchase order is one of the most important document for any kind of business. This is legally binding document. Mentioned below are the three ways to create a Purchase order in SAP:
- With Reference to Purchase Requisition
- With Reference to a Purchase Order
Tcode : ME21N
This is one of most widely used way to create a purchase order. While creating , one has to key in all the details manually. Mentioned below details are mandatory to create one:
- Purchase Org
- Purchase Group
- Company Code
2. With Reference To Purchase Requisition:
This is most widely used process across industry to create Purchase orders with reference to Purchase Requisitions. Enter the Purchase Requisition number in the Purchase Req field as shown in the image and press “Enter”. All the details will be fetched from the create Purchase Requisitions. Technical Jargon used for Purchase Requisitions are Preqs and Purchase Orders are called PO.
Mandatory details to be given while creating wrt Preqs:
- Preq No in the PO.
3. With Reference To Purchase Order:
This is though a very quick way to create a purchase order wrt purchase order manually however not used much. Enter the Purchase Order number in the Purchasing Doc field as shown in the image and press “Enter”. Purchasing doc picks up all the details required from the reference Purchasing doc. No Mandatory details needed except the reference purchasing Doc.