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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New computer-based technologies make it easy to save time using purchase orders.
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Customers want and often demand fast and individualized service, with purchase orders fulfilled as soon as they arrive.
16, 1998, memo from Internal Services Department section manager Wayne Nakano to Mike Cascarano, High Desert materials manager, stated the department will not be able to process the Altila purchase order for a rehabilitation marketing consultant, records show.
Checking purchase order numbers, quantity, pricing discounts, etc.
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Aestiva Purchase Order is installed on standard servers and requires no desktop software.
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For example, a vendor could electronically forward its retail customer's purchase order (PO) to its international sourcing company.