Purchase Order


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Purchase Order

A document authorizing a seller to deliver goods, with payment to be made at a later date.

A purchase order is a written authorization requesting a vendor to furnish goods to a purchaser. It is an offer from the purchaser to buy certain articles. The offer is accepted by the seller when she supplies the requested items. A contract is formed and the seller can expect payment in return for the delivered goods.

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Onvia clients will have access to the new Purchase Order Analytics module later this month.
Purchase orders are a ready-made, suitable means for documenting, tracking, and securing transactions.
Assign an employee who does the accounting the task of comparing the purchase orders with the packing slips.
Wouldn't administrators like to authorize their approvals and get the purchase orders out the door in a matter of seconds?
The meeting notes said that the purchase order amount must be under $100,000 - ``$99,999.
Validation/Matching Process -- The purchaser matches the goods receipt (bill of lading, packing slip) to the ASN, purchase order, or contract to validate accuracy.
Aestiva Purchase Order is a 100%-web-browser-native software product that is installed on an organization's existing in-house servers.
Previously, Aestiva Purchase Order was available only as a software package for installation on customer hardware.
Like all of Aestiva's products, Aestiva Purchase Order software is installed on standard corporate servers.
Bob Bruggeworth, president and CEO of RFMD stated, "This first purchase order for our proprietary GaN process technology represents a significant step forward in terms of customer and market diversification for RF Micro Devices.
Purchase Order Collaboration facilitates a purchase order negotiation process, allowing customers and suppliers to set terms before committing to an order.
For example, a vendor could electronically forward its retail customer's purchase order (PO) to its international sourcing company.