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. If you import price information through catalog offers, you can also, as an option, add the following columns from the table PO_LINES_INTERFACE: The simultaneous “Import price catalogs” 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. You need to 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 required in PO_LINES_INTERFACE if you want to import information about the price change: Note: Cumulative: Break prices are valid for the cumulative amount on all item sharing shipments.
. Standard ImportSuming simultaneous orders the program is used to import unroved or approved standard orders.