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1667840 - How to Create Purchase Order With Zero Price Line Item

Symptom

You create Purchase Order for Zero Price system display an the error message Item X: ERS or Invoice Expected selection missing when you select  Save button.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Purchase Orders view.
  3. Under the common task select New Purchase Order.
  4. Select the button View All.
  5. Fill all the mandatory details like Supplier, Buyer Responsible, Company, Payment terms in the header details of the purchase order.
  6. Navigate to the items tab and add one item of type Material and Product ID with To-Stock enabled.
  7. Fill other necessary item details with price
  8. Navigate to the sub-tab Basic Data.
  9. Remove the flag (if any) for the checkbox Invoice Expected or Evaluated Receipt Settlement.
  10. Select the button Check.
  11. You will get the error message Item X: ERS or Invoice Expected selection missing.

 

Cause

As per standard system behavior it is not possible to create a Purchase Order with  Invoice Expected and Price zero.

Resolution

  1. Go to the Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to  Purchase Orders view.
  3. Under the common task select New Purchase Order.
  4. Select the button View All.
  5. Fill all the necessary details like Supplier, Buyer Responsible, Company, Payment terms in the header details of the purchase order.
  6. Navigate to the items and add one item of type Material and Product ID with To-Stock enabled.
  7. Fill other necessary item details with price zero.
  8. Navigate to the sub-tab Basic Data.
  9. Remove the flag (if any) for the checkbox Invoice Expected or Evaluated Receipt Settlement.
  10. Click the button Check.
  11. You will get the warning message The purchase order value is too low.
  12. But system will allow you to post the Purchase Order. 

 

See Also

Similar behavior is also visible for non-stock material.

Keywords

KBA , AP-SLO , Sales Order Processing , How To

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711