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Order Model 2 - Blanket Purchase Order, Established Customer, Established Product, Version 2.0 
Status:  Provisional Ratification by Committee April 2000. Created as part of recast of original order models, Pre-2000 Version C (Balloted and Ratified by Membership, November 1996), into Replenishment Scenarios.

Business Overview

Special Notes:

Buyer calculates requirements generates Blanket PO for a stated period (such as yearly).  The mechanism for releases against blanket orders depends on which Replenishment Scenario is being used. 

See also Assumptions in the supporting documentation.


Overview (Use Case) Diagram    Narration


Narration   Overview (Use Case) Diagram

1. Buyer may precede order with quoting or contracting cycle.
2. A forecast/planning process may be used to determine replenishment requirements.  Blanket Orders can also be used in a non-forecast environment where replenishment may be based on consumption and/or independent demand.
3. Buyer generates Blanket Purchase Order.
4. Seller responses with Response/Acknowledgment to Blanket PO.
5. If needed, Seller-initiated changes to the Blanket PO may be sent to the buyer. Types of changes include price changes, total quantity changes, add item, or delete item.
6. If needed, buyer may send buyer-initiated change to the Blanket PO or response to seller-initiated change. Types of changes include price changes, total quantity changes, add/delete item.
7. If buyer-initiated change order is sent, seller acknowledges changes to Blanket PO.
8. In buyer-managed inventory process, buyer issues releases against the blanket order.
In supplier-managed inventory process, supplier issues release against the blanket order.
9. Seller ships goods to specified ship-to location per appropriate Shipment Model.
10. Billing and Payment cycle initiated.

Last updated 01 February 2003