Purchase Orders can be used to keep your inventory level updated when you order stock from your supplier.
Create a purchase order manually or based on your Inventory Settings (How do I adjust/view the inventory settings for a Product?), send it off to your Supplier, and upon receipt of your order (How do I receive a Purchase Order?), update your stock level accordingly.
To create a Purchase Order, choose Manage > Products > Purchase Orders
Please note: in order to create a Purchase Order, you need to have adjusted the inventory settings for each Product
Select a Supplier from the drop down menu
Select and Employee from the drop down menu
Click Auto Order
A Purchase Order will automatically be generated based on your inventory settings
A blank Purchase Order will be generated
Enter the Quantity of each Product to be added to the Purchase order
Select Auto which will pre-fill the quantity of the Product based on your inventory settings
You can edit the detail of the Purchase Order by clicking Edit Details
To edit the Product details within the purchase order, click the edit icon against the required Product
To delete a Product from the Purchase Order click the delete icon
Once your Purchase Order is complete, click Save
Click Save and Complete Order. This Purchase Order is now ready to send to your Supplier
To print your Purchase Order, see How do I print a Purchase Order?
Once you have received your order from your supplier, you can receive your Purchase Order