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E1: 43: Blanket Orders in Procurement FAQ (P43060 / P4310 / P4312) (Doc ID 625636.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 19, 2020

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Procurement and Subcontract Management - Version XE and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Purpose

This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about Blanket Orders in Purchasing.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Purpose
Questions and Answers
 Changing the Blanket After Creation
 Question 1 - Is there a way to change the blanket PO (OB) price after the Purchase order release had been made? How can the closed blanket PO price be changed?
 Using Order Release (P43060) To Generate POs from Blankets
 Question 1 : What happens if the Unit Cost is blanked out in the Generate POs from Blanket (P43060) program?
 Question 2: When creating a Purchase Order from a Blanket Order using Generate POs from Blanket (P43060), where do Header values default from?
 Question 3 : How should processing option #1 (Business Unit Validation) on the Interfaces tab behind Purchase Order Entry (P4310) be set for stock items on the version being called from Generating POs from Blanket Orders (P43060)?
 Question 4 : How are the Header and Detail Branch/Plants carried over from the blanket order to the purchase order when using the Generate POs from Blanket (P43060) program?
 Question 5 : Can Blanket Orders for negative Quantities/Amounts be used with Generate POs from Blanket (P43060) program?
 Question 6 : Is over release of blankets supported by the Generate POs from Blanket (P43060) program?
 Question 7 : How do the Release, Close and Cancel functions work in Generate POs from Blanket (P43060)?
 Question 8 : What is the functionality of Process Tab Option #4 (Override Transaction UOM) in the Generate POs from Blankets (P43060) program?
 Question 9: When changing the Requested Date in the Generate POs from the Blanket (P43060) program, on the Dates tab, why aren’t the Promised Delivery date and Planned Effective date automatically updated  to the new Requested Date?
 Question 10: Is it is possible to setup tolerance checking on the Blanket Order Release (P43060) program to prevent a Purchase Order from being generated if the Amount of the PO being released exceeds the amount on the Blanket (parent) purchase order?
 PO Print (R43500)
 Question 1: Is it possible for the PO Print (R43500)  program to include the blanket order number on the printed purchase order?
 Using Purchase Order Entry (P4310) With Blanket Release
 Question 1: How are blankets applied and when is the green check mark displayed for Blanket Order release within Purchase Order Entry (P4310)?
 Question 2 : What happens when the blanket order is in a larger unit of measure than the purchase order?
 Question 3 : If multiple blanket orders exist for different branch/plants, is there a way to automatically only show the blanket orders for the branch/plant used on the line?
 Question 4:  Can blanket orders be released during the creation of a direct ship order (SD/OD) if multiple blanket exist for the supplier and item?
 Question 5:  When entering a lump sum J line for an account and taking the row exit to Blanket Release, why doesn't the Blanket Release (P43216) screen display any available blanket(s) in the grid?
 Agreements
 Question 1 : Is there any way to monitor volume or amount balances and determine whether suppliers are in compliance with the contract terms?
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