How to Resolve Purchase Order Issue QuickBooks POS


Are you unable to create a purchase order from customers order? Don’t worry; we are here to help you. In this article, we will tell you how to generate purchase orders from a customer order to order the specified items from all your vendors.

Purchase Order Issue QuickBooks POS

However before starting you should know that Point of Sale will generate a PO against all the listed items, further enabling you to verify the proposed purchase orders and select items as well as quantities to order. And all the repeated items from a specific vendor will denoted as only one purchase order.

Steps to Generate Orders from a Customer Order:

First step: Complete order document and save it.

Second step: Now display or highlight the customer order.

Third step: After that, from the I Want To menu, Go to Generate PO.

Fourth step: A window will appear displaying all the selected items for generating PO. It will include all the merchandise items listed by the customer.

Fifth step: In the Doc Qty column, enter the quantity of all the items to order from the vendor.

If you would like to order an item the enter 0, otherwise leave the Doc Qty empty.

In order to place an order for all the items in a particular quantity, go to the Due column and choose Select All.

Sixth step: After that, click on Continue.

Seventh step: You will get a confirmation message, stating the total number of purchase orders crated, It will also give you an option to view, print as well as e-mail the purchase orders.

And in case, you would like to add an extra item to the purchase order that is made this way, go to Show Me a List of purchase orders create. Then select the required purchase order and go to Edit. Make the necessary changes prior to finally submitting the purchase order to the vendor.

Important Point to Remember:

  1. You can make various purchase orders from a single customer order with quickbooks software. However, when making purchase order, the Due values get reduced depending on the quantity of an item.
  2. The purchase orders that are created from the customer orders are numbered by POS by adding an order type prefix, order series and a sequential suffix. For instance if the first PO initiated from Sales Order # 21 then it would be numbered as SO211, likewise the second PO generated from this Sales Order would be numbered as SO212 and so on.

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