As the bridge between strategic sourcing and procurement, contract lifecycle management is becoming a primary means for organizations to improve process standardization, contract compliance, and transparency in procurement.
A major part of the cost of sales comes from what has been spent by the purchasing department. Since profit margins are already thin, there is a need to optimize planned purchase orders carefully. Purchase requests and orders arise on many occasions, manually by employees or after running master planning. For that reason, it is sometimes not easy to keep track.
Dynamics Planned Purchase Order Overview offers significant functionality by providing filters, status filters and order value summarization per vendor.
Dynamics Planned Purchase Order Overview is available for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Supply Chain Management.
Overview of planned purchase orders grouped by vendor
Direct access to all planned purchase order records
Transparency with summaries of total cost amount, estimated purchase amount, cost value etc.
Planned purchase orders are grouped by vendor in order to reduce complexity arising from multiple views or multiple forms and display all the important purchase order information in a single form. Dynamics Planned Purchase Order Overview offers a clear and quick display of the number of unique items or variants that need to be purchased.
Dynamics Planned Purchase Order Overview offers a possibility for the user to directly open a form in which all planned purchase orders for a selected vendor are displayed. In that form, new status filters have been added and they can help in identifying which planned purchase orders have been completed by an employee, which have been approved by the manager and which orders are yet to be approved.