Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How does a purchase order work?
A: A purchase order creates a legally binding document between a buyer and a supplier. It outlines all of the items you agree to purchase at a specific price. The purchase order will have the terms of payment and the delivery date included.
Q: Who issues the purchase order?
A: A buyer will issue the purchase order to the supplier or seller to indicate the quantities, types, and agreed prices for services or products. You use it to control product or service purchases with external suppliers.