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    SIMANTA DATTA
    Need to be able to add requisition to open POAnswered
    Topic posted November 12, 2019 by SIMANTA DATTARed Ribbon: 250+ Points, tagged Requisition Processing 
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    Title:
    Need to be able to add requisition to open PO
    Summary:
    Need to be able to add requisition to open PO, it's a functionality that was available in EBS
    Content:

    For few of our customers (hi-tech, distribution, manufacturing) - we have a critical requirement to be able to add an open/approved requisition to an open PO. This used to be possible in EBS, but isn't present in cloud procurement.

    Why

    Requisition could be created from dropship SO, or planning or external systems. Due to supplier agreements, value discounts and a better supply chain traceability, those requisitions need to be added to already open PO's to those suppliers instead of creating new PO.

    Request

    I believe this functionality is coming in future releases, with some limitations (e.g. dropship)

    Could you please guide

    1. What is functionality coming in future release to add requisition to PO? Would it be done in the "Process Requisition" screen?

    2. Any limitations on the status of the PO, or type of requisition or PO ? E.g. dropship, back to back, contract mfg. Our customer isn't using contract mfg or back to back for now, and requisitions would be created from external system via webservice, we would like to know if such requisitions would be allowed to be add to the existing open approved PO. 

    3. Also, pls clarify once this requisition is added to the open PO, does it impose any further limitation down the lifecycle of that Requisition linked PO line? E.g. can we later be able to cancel that PO line keeping the requisition open (like we can do normally for other requisitions) and then roll to a different PO in case the supplier is not able to deliver on time etc.

    Regards,

    Simanta

     

    Best Comment

    Manjula Evans

    Hi Simanta,

    Safe harbor applies here, but the functionality we're planning on delivering would allow the buyer to add requisition demand to an open PO through Process Requisitions. In the first iteration of this feature, buyers will be able to add requisition lines to open POs as long as the requisition lines don't reference sales/work orders and as long as the requisition lines that are subject to budgetary control don't have any project references. We will look to close these gaps in subsequent features.

    Note that there is no restriction for requisition lines originating from planning or other external systems if there are no SO/WO references.

    Once the requisition line is added to the PO, it will be subject to the same controls/behavior that's already in place for requisition lines on POs.

    I hope this helps to answer some of your questions. Let me know if you need any further info.

    Kind regards,
    Manjula

    Comment

     

    • Manjula Evans

      Hi Simanta,

      Safe harbor applies here, but the functionality we're planning on delivering would allow the buyer to add requisition demand to an open PO through Process Requisitions. In the first iteration of this feature, buyers will be able to add requisition lines to open POs as long as the requisition lines don't reference sales/work orders and as long as the requisition lines that are subject to budgetary control don't have any project references. We will look to close these gaps in subsequent features.

      Note that there is no restriction for requisition lines originating from planning or other external systems if there are no SO/WO references.

      Once the requisition line is added to the PO, it will be subject to the same controls/behavior that's already in place for requisition lines on POs.

      I hope this helps to answer some of your questions. Let me know if you need any further info.

      Kind regards,
      Manjula

      • SIMANTA DATTA

        Thanks Manjula. 

        We were thinking on the same line about the functionality.

        Do you know when is this coming? 20A?

        • Manjula Evans

          Hi Simanta,

          Yes, we're planning on delivering that first iteration for 20A (safe harbor smiley). I can't comment yet on when we'll have those other gaps filled since it involves multiple teams, but we've started the dialog.

          Kind regards,
          Manjula