Vendor Central: Processing Purchase Orders Like a Pro
Rights, Let’s start at the very beginning and confirm some new purchase orders you have just received on your vendor central dashboard, new purchase orders that need to be confirmed, can be found in two locations under the required actions tab on the homepage of your vendor central dashboard and in the purchase orders menu item in the dropdown menu from orders in the top menu of your vendor central dashboard.show more
To confirm your purchase orders, click on the link under the required actions tab on your home page or select purchase orders from your orders menu item. Under action items in the top left hand corner of your purchase orders dashboard select confirm new POS. If there is a number within the brackets alongside this item, other than zero select the purchase orders you wish to confirm either singly or or by bulk selection.
And then click open, selected POS at the bottom of the page. On the next page, you can either singly select items or select all items and do a bulk edit if via bulk edit, select all items and click on the bulk edit button. In the popup window, select the products availability from the dropdown menu. So let’s say we are accepting them and it’s in stock and the expected ship, date, or delivery date, and then click the apply to selected rose below button.
If singly under each single line item, click on the availability cell and select availability there, you can also click on the expected delivery date or ship date, and select there. You can amend the quantities of each line item in the accepted quantity cell or leave as is. You can also edit the cost. Once you are happy with all your edits. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the submit button.
You can also choose to export this information to Excel before clicking the submit button by clicking on the export, this data for your records button above the line items table, and downloading an Excel or CSV. This will allow you to run any cross references between your warehouse inventory and what items are requested on the purchase order.
Be sure to also check the costs of each item to ensure that they are correct and your system sales order values match those of the vendor central purchase orders. Finally, once you have confirmed your purchase orders and click the submit button, there will be a link where you can print a packing list. Clicking on this link means that you can then print a packing list for all the products you have confirmed on each purchase order.
This makes it easier for your warehouse to pick and pack the items on the orders. All purchase orders are to be confirmed within 24 hours of being issued by vendor central.