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What should be the qualities of purchasing assistant? | Purchasing Questions

In order to score in this interview question, a efficient way is to give a list of qualities and skills that is suitable with an admin assistant position. You can start with “Firstly, an admin must have effective methods, secondly, … Continue reading

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How do I find my Suppliers? | Purchasing Questions

Candidate should answer that usually any type of businesses will have a suitable set of existing suppliers. However, new suppliers are good for businesses. Because of them there will be healthy competition and competence. If you browse and do some … Continue reading

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How do we set the Receipt Tolerance? | Purchasing Questions

Receipt Tolerance can be set in three different places: Master Item Form (Item Level) setup, organization form (Organization Level) Purchase Order, Receiving controls. (shipment level).

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What is Receipt Date Tolerance? | Purchasing Questions

The buffer time during which receipts can be created with out warning/error prior or later to receipt due date.

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What is dollar limit and how can you change it? | Purchasing Questions

An approval group is defined which is nothing but a set of authorization rules comprised of include/exclude and amount limit criteria for the following Object Types: Document Total, Account Range, Item Range, Item Category Range, and Location that are required … Continue reading

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What is the difference between purchasing module and iProcurement module? | Purchasing Questions

I procurement is a self service application with a web shopping interface. WE can only create and manage requisitions and receipts. Purchasing module is form based and also lets you create PO and many other functions are possible other than … Continue reading

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Where do you define matching option for purchasing. | Purchasing Questions

This is also defined in the supplier master form under tab ‘Control’ window.Two options are given as Purchase Order or Receipts. In receiving tab define whether it is 2 way, 3 way, 4 way match.

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What is approval hierarchy for Purchase Order. | Purchasing Questions

Position and Employee. If HR Module is not installed then only employee option is used Set up hierarchy for Purchasing: Organization. Financial and Payable. Payment document or supplier site for payment accounting entries. Supplier and Supplier Site. Payment terms as … Continue reading

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Once these two purchase orders are prepared what is the next step. | Purchasing Questions

You issue scheduled release and blanket release against a planned purchase order to place the actual orders.

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What do you mean by blanket purchase order. | Purchasing Questions

You create blanket purchase agreements when you know the detail of the goods or services you plan to buy from a specific supplier in a period, but you do not yet know the detail of your delivery schedules. You can … Continue reading

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