|Software Component Version||ESM SCM 7.02|
You can use the
External Procurement Trigger and Response
process component to support the monitoring of purchase orders and purchase requisitions in external procurement processes. External procurement is defined as the procurement of raw materials, operating supplies (MRO items), trading goods, and services from external suppliers for the organizational units of an enterprise that need such items or services. The operations of this process component allow you to find purchase orders and purchase requisitions that need approval by a planner before they can be sent to a supplier who procures the required materials or services.
To combine all objects in the system that require approval or monitoring in one application, you can also use operations from related process components such as:
This process component communicates directly with other process components. It does not use message-based communication.
The following entities are part of this process component:
|Query Planning View of Purchase Order In||A service interface to find planning views of purchase orders.|
|Query Purchase Requisition In||A service interface to find purchase requisitions.|
|Planning View of Purchase Order||A Planning View of Purchase Order is a view of a purchase order relevant for planning.|
|Purchase Requisition||A Purchase Requisition is a requisition to purchasing for the external procurement of a requirement planned in Supply and Demand Matching. The purchase requisition is derived from the procurement planning order and describes which products are to be procured in what quantities, and at what time.|
If you work with material, locations, or orders, you need to consider the type of identifier (internal or external). This has important implications for their use and for additional data that may be required. For more information, see IDs for Materials, Locations, and Orders .