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1973538 - Purchase Order Created and Sent Automatically Upon Selecting Award Against a Winning Quote/Bid


You have selected Create purchase order manually against product category XYZ in the fine-tuning activity Automatic Creation of Purchase Orders.

Later you have created a Request for Quotation for a Product category XYZ and received quote/bid from supplier.

However when you select Award against a winning Quote/Bid, Purchase Order is created automatically with status Sent or Not Yet Acknowledged or In Approval.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Sourcing and Contracting work center.
  2. Select Requests for Quotation view.
  3. Select Published RFQ ID XX and choose Compare Quotes button.
  4. Choose Award button against the winning Quote/Bid.


This fine-tuning activity Automatic Creation of Purchase Orders allows your buyer whether a purchase order is created automatically or manually from a purchase request.

This setting doesn't apply for Request for Quotation.


This is the standard system behaviour.


KBA , AP-PCP , Purchasing Contract Processing , How To


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