2235350 - Purchasing Unit Not Determined from Contract in a Purchase Order

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2235350 - Purchasing Unit Not Determined from Contract in a Purchase Order

Symptom

You have maintained a purchasing unit in a contract. However, when you assign the same contract as a source of supply in a new purchase order, purchasing unit from the contract is not update in the purchase order.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Purchase Requests and Orders work center.
  2. Go to Common Task View and select New Purchase Order.
  3. Select View All and navigate to Items Tab.
  4. Choose Add Row.
  5. Navigate to Source of Supply Sub tab.
  6. Enter the Contract ID and go to General Tab.
  7. Purchasing Unit XYZ has not been determined automatically, even though you have defined the Purchasing Unit in the Contract.

Cause

System does not pick up the reference of purchasing unit from a contract to a purchase order.

Resolution

In the current release, this is a standard system behaviour. You have to manually select the Purchasing Unit in the new purchase order document.

Keywords

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

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1508 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1511 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1602 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711