About purchase order types


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Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

When you create a purchase order, you must indicate which type of an order it is. You can select one of the types that are described here:


You can set up a default purchase order type in the Procurement and sourcing parameters (form) in the Purchase type field.

Purchase order type



Use as a draft. This type does not affect stock quantities and does not generate item transactions. The purchase order journal lines are not included in master scheduling.

Purchase order

Use when the vendor confirms an order.

Returned order

Use when you return goods to the vendor. The returned item number, this is the RMA number, that the vendor gives you must be entered on the Other tab.

See also

About purchase agreements