Settings for Purchase Order Batch Entry

This document explains how you define the settings for purchase order batch entry.

Outcome

The parameters that control purchase order batch entry are defined.

Use the settings for purchase order batch entry to enter a purchase batch order in 'Purchase Order Batch. Open' (PPS370).

The following tables are updated:

Before You Start

Follow These Steps

  1. Start 'Purchase Order Batch Origin. Open' (PPS090).

  2. On the B panel, enter the batch origin and select New.

  3. On the E panel, enter the following parameters: 10 number series, 20 level of automation, 30 process methods, and 40 deletion method.

  4. Press Enter.

  5. To create Exceptions for a Supplier, start 'PO Batch Origin. Connect Exceptions' (PPS091), via option 11=Exceptions, on the (PPS090/B) panel. Enter the supplier and open the E panel. Enter the exceptions for this supplier.

Parameters to Set

Program ID/ Panel Field The field indicates …
(PPS090/B) Batch origin

…the purchase-order batch origin.

The batch origin uniquely identifies each external or internal system using the PO batch entry in order to create purchase orders in M3. Controlling parameters for this process are defined per batch origin (PPS090) or per batch origin and supplier (PPS091).

(PPS090/E) 10 number series

…the number series used for PO batch entry.

The number series type is 20. The purchase order number used in the interface (PPS370) will be kept in M3 (PPS200).

(PPS090/E) 20 level of automation

…the level of automation when you use PO batch entry.

The valid alternatives are:

1 = Order entry. The purchase orders created via the POBE in the interface (PPS370) will stop in status 20 and wait for manual processing of the records.

2 = Process. The purchase orders created via the POBE in the interface (PPS370) will be automatically processed to status 90 if no errors are detected.

(PPS090/E) 30 process method

…the process method when you use PO batch entry.

This parameter is only valid if the auto level is 2 (Process).

The valid alternative is:

1 = Batch job. A job is submitted for the processing of records entered via the MI program (PPS370MI) or manually in the interface (PPS370).

(PPS090/E) 40 deletion method

…the deletion method for records in the PO batch entry (PPS370).

The valid alternatives are:

1 = Raise status. The status is raised to 90 on the record when it is completed.

2 = Delete record. The record is deleted when it is completed.

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