The Purchasing Systems uses Table data (such as Payment Terms, Shipping Methods, Country Codes, States), and other Master Data (Vendors, Items, Shipto Addresses, Contacts) during purchase order creation and processing.
The Table and Master data used by the Purchasing System should generally be loaded before you attempt to configure the Purchasing system or process any purchasing transactions. In some cases, tables will be modified after system setup and implementation, but the startup table data should be present and correct prior to implementing the PO System.
The following checklist describes the tables and other data files that should be loaded prior to installing or configuring the Purchasing System.
• Division and Department Tables
• Operator Table
• Payment Terms Table
• Shipvia (Shipping Methods) Table
• Viaterms (Shipping Terms Table)
• Product Line Table
• Product Group Table
• Vendor Records
• Catalog and Inventory Records
• General Ledger