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Buyer calculates requirements and places purchase orders, based upon agreed standard product and pricing information from Price / Sales Catalog or upon Quote Request / Responses.See also Assumptions in the supporting documentation. Order Models are better understood in the context of replenishment. The Replenishment Scenario Matrix shows how Forecast/Planning and Order models interact to form Replenishment models.
Overview (Use Case) Diagram Narration
Narration Overview (Use Case) Diagram
|1.||Buyer may precede order with quoting or contracting cycle.|
|2.||Buyer may send planning forecast to seller. (Optional - depends on which Replenishment Scenario is being used).|
|3.||Buyer generates discrete, standalone Purchase Order.|
|4.||Seller responses with Purchase Order Response/Acknowledgment.|
|5.||If needed, PO Change Requests (Seller-initiated changes) may be sent to the buyer.|
|6.||If necessary, buyer may send a PO Change Request Denial to the seller. Alternatively, buyer may accept the requested changes or make counterproposal (Step 7.)|
If needed, buyer may send buyer-initiated change to the
order or response to seller-initiated change
that either accepts seller's proposed changes or makes counterproposal.
Alternatively, the buyer may deny the seller's requested changes (Step
Note: If buyer send neither a PO Change Request Denial nor a response to seller-initiated change, the trading partner agreement should indicate how this should be interpreted, otherwise EIDX recommends that the seller should assume that the requested changes have been denied.
|8.||If buyer-initiated change order is sent, seller acknowledges change orders.|
|9.||Seller ships goods to specified ship-to location per appropriate Logistics Scenario.|
|10.||Billing and Payment cycle initiated per appropriate Financial Scenario.|
Last updated 01 February 2003