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difference between purchasing organisation and purchasing group.


What is the difference between purchasing organisation and purchasing group.

Why Purchasing organisation is require?





Purchasing Organization

An organizational unit subdividing an enterprise according to the requirements of Purchasing. It procures materials and services, negotiates conditions of purchase with vendors, and is responsible for such transactions.

Purchasing Group

A purchasing group corresponds to a buyer or group of buyers who perform the following purchasing activities:

  • Procuring certain articles or merchandise categories

  • Acting as the contact for vendors

in simple word u can say purchasing org is the purchase department and the purchasing grp is the grp of peoples with in it ,who takes care for the purchase for diffrent department

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