2431671 - In the Purchase Order, the Contract as a Source of Supply is not picked up Automatically

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2431671 - In the Purchase Order, the Contract as a Source of Supply is not picked up Automatically

Symptom

In the Purchase Order, the Contract as a Source of Supply is not picked up automatically.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to  Purchase Requests and Orders work center
  2. Select view Purchase Orders
  3. Select New and create a Purchase Order for an item
  4. Go to Assign Source of Supply tab
  5. Here you can see the Contract as a Source of Supply is not picked up automatically, where as the Contract item is relevant, active and valid.

Cause

In case if there is minimum order quantity N maintained on the contract, the system works as follows.

  • Purchase Order item with quantity less than N it will not be assigned automatically.
  • Purchase order item with exactly equal to or more than the quantity N then the source of supply will be assigned automatically.

Resolution

System works as designed.

Keywords

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

Product

SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1611 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1705 ; SAP BUSINESS BYDESIGN 1708 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1608 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1702 ; SAP Business ByDesign 1711