Procurement management is a process where you have to procure something from an external source. This means working with suppliers or vendors in order to get the necessary goods, services or resources for your business. You have to get what you need in terms of quality and quantity, time and location and also with the best possible price. Purchase order software helps to organise this by creating, sending and managing purchase orders.
Creating purchase orders from sales orders. This is the first step of the purchase management process and with a purchase order you indicate your buying intentions to a seller. It is a document where you inform the seller about the exact types and quantities of goods or services needed at what time.
E-mailing orders is the next step. Purchase orders are no longer issued on paper instead they are in most cases sent electronically.
Getting best pricing from you suppliers. You have to find a seller that guarantees you the best price for the goods or services offered in terms of quality and quantity, time and location. For this you should: