You create framework purchase contracts if you know the details of the products or services you want to purchase from a particular supplier over a period of time, but you do not yet know the details of your delivery plans. You can use general purchase agreements to indicate negotiated prices for your items before you actually buy them. You can issue a lump sum release against a lump sum purchase contract in order to abandon the actual order (as long as the release is in the effectiveness data of the lump sum agreement). If your purchase contract has price interruptions, the amount entered in the release determines the default break price in the Price field. . Standard ImportSuming simultaneous orders the program is used to import unroved or approved standard orders. . If you import price information through catalog offers, you can also, as an option, fill out the following columns of the table PO_LINES_INTERFACE: You must complete PO_HEADERS_INTERFACE and PO_LINES_INTERFACE to import information about the head and lines in the purchase. PO_LINES_INTERFACE table contains both line and delivery information and imports data in both PO_LINES and PO_LINE_LOCATIONS. The following columns are the additional columns needed in PO_LINES_INTERFACE if you want to import price information: Blanket Agreement BU Import Control Files Import Control Price Catalogs competitor program is used to import catalog offers, standard offers and framework purchase agreements.
Run the simultaneous “Import Price List” program to create this purchase framework contract. Note: Cumulative: Price reductions apply to the cumulative quantity on all deliveries of the item.