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WS: 43: Purchase Order Generator Overview (P43011 / P43032) (Doc ID 626755.1)

Last updated on APRIL 08, 2024

Applies to:

JD Edwards World Procurement - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Purchase Order Generator is an interactive program that can be used as a suggestion tool that will make recommendations for you as to which items and how much of them to order.

The Purchase Order Generator (P43011) calculates a suggested order quantity for items when inventory quantities drop to or below the reorder point.  The program can also be used to generate Purchase Orders (POs).

This documents provides details on using this tool including information about Setup, Reorder Point, Multi-Currency considerations, related Calculations, some Troubleshooting Tips and links to referenced documents.  It also contains an example of how to use the Purchase Order Generator program.




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In this Document
 1. Item Branch/Plant Information (3/G4111 menu)
 2. Item Branch Class Codes Branch/Plant (F5 from Item Branch/Plant)
 3. Item Branch Quantities P41022 (F8 from Item Branch/Plant)
 Minimum required setup
 Optional Setup
 4. Routing Analysis Revisions Lead Time
 Reorder Point (ROPI)
 Reorder Point Calculated by the System
 When you Specify the Reorder Point
 Zero Reorder Point:
 Using Purchase Order Generator
 Inquiry Methods in Purchase Order Generator
 Valid Inquiry Methods:
 Invalid Inquiry Methods:
 Fields in the Fold:
 Exits and Options from Purchase Order Generator
 Using Purchase Order Generator with Non-Stock Items
 MRP or Purchase Order Generator
 To create a purchase order using Purchase Order Generator:
 Terms used in calculations
 Suggested Order Quantity
 Economic Order Quantity. See Example
 Reorder Point.  See
 Reorder Point if safety stock is populated
 Reorder Point if safety stock is blank
 Example of EOQ and ROP Calculation Using 12 Months of History

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