Purchasing is a quite complex process that involves numerous actions and documents. With SAP Business One, you make sure that a steady stream of required materials is on the way to your company. Furthermore, the system lets you specify when and where you need them. Thus, you get a fully integrated, end-to-end business process, where SAP Business One helps you manage the entire purchasing routine from the purchase quotation to the corresponding records in your general ledger. With SAP Business One, you get the ability to capture information at each step automatically. And in the following article, we shed light on the SAP Business One purchasing and accounts payable documents and the related processes that cover each step of the purchasing workflow.
With the platform’s real-time view, you can identify potential shortages before they happen, keep track of vendors, and focus on the basic steps involved in executing a purchase order. Below, we overview the purchasing A/P process, describe its common structure, show how to create one purchasing document from another, and study the accounting and inventory impact of different purchasing documents. Continue Reading