Vendor confirmations in purchasing
In Procurement process, vendir confirmations are used to update purchasing documents. Working with confirmations has the advantage that Materials Planning does not have to depend solely on the delivery dates and quantities set out in purchase orders or the delivery schedules of scheduling agreements. Confirmations enable you to plan more exactly, since during the time-span between the order date and the desired delivery date you receive increasingly more reliable information from the vendor regarding the anticipated delivery. Furthermore, you can monitor all confirmations and issue expediters in respect of outstanding order acknowledgments.