A Purchase Order is a commercial document issued by the Buying Party to the Supplying Party, representing a legally binding* offer to buy products or services in return for payment. The document typically includes Buyer, Seller, product or service, quantity, price and terms and conditions. Optionally Purchase Orders may also include: Product quality or grade, Time and place, Other delivery terms and conditions and/or Payment terms and conditions.
Alternative names for Purchase Order include: Mail Order. The electronic formats for Purchase Order include: EDI 850 and ORDERS
A Purchase Order is one of the documents exchanged between Buyer and Seller for order fulfillment:
The sequence of these messages may differ by industry and/or supply chain configuration.
*) The information on this website is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice.
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