Purchase order


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Purchase order

A written order to buy specified goods at a stipulated price.

Purchase Order

An authorization that a company sends to a supplier to buy specified goods at a certain price. When the supplier accepts a purchase order, it becomes a legal contract that both parties are required to fill.
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Often, purchase orders from general contractors and owners are customized and specially prepared for a particular transaction.
Finnish Defence Forces will issue separate purchase orders for the products each year.
But the COA said the purchase orders were prepared on the same date or about the same time, from the same and or different suppliers, in violation of COA Circular No.
Following login, another embedded macro opens the Home form (Figure 7.2) providing access to objects such as hyperlinks to create a New Customer Order or New Purchase Order, Quick Links to tables, queries, forms and reports, and embedded query results within subforms, such as Active Orders and Inventory to Reorder.
"However, it's fair to point out that very recently Ruth Kelly, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, accepted the validity of compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) made for housing renewal purposes in other areas.
There's no need to manually record purchase order numbers on clipboards, no need to find and file shipping documents, and no need to call or e-mail to find out when shipments will arrive or where they are internally.
Historically, purchase orders replaced customized formal, written contracts prepared by an attorney.
A supplier certainly has to have purchase order numbers to track the load that it is shipping to a mill so it can in fact be paid for it.
Although purchase orders are now prepared electronically--with forms readily accessible from university servers--how much of the selection, bidding, approval and purchasing chain are still done by separate people on separate computers, exchanged via e-mail, printed and faxed to the vendor?
Dealing with a single distributor for medical supplies can reduce procurement costs in a variety of ways--not all of which show up on a purchase order, says Tony Oglesby, president and CEO of Gulf South Medical Supply of Jacksonville, Fla.
Key BLS purchase order requirements include data collection; electronic data interchange analysis and software development; solicitation of survey participants and help desk management -- all in support of various surveys conducted by the Bureau.
Over the next few weeks, the two companies will be working closely together to incorporate the ez-cross service directly into the existing HandySource purchase order system.