In the retail Business process Collective Purchasing documents are used to combine the Store requirements supplied by their Distribution Centres.
WF10 Transaction is used to create Collective Purchase Order.
Process Flow :
The Process One Collective Purchase Order will be created from multiple Store Stock Transport Orders .One STO can be linked to Multiple Purchase Orders as this POs are created based on Article Source of Supply.Any qty changes in Collective Purchase Orders can not be updated in their corresponding Store STOs.Also If we delete any Collective Purchase Order line item ,the changes are not reflected in Store Orders . This process is used for Cross-docking process ,flow-through and putaway .
Table FRET is used to see link between Collective and its Corresponding Store Stock Transport Orders Orders
Following Checks are required to create Collective Purchase order.
1.Partial Deliveries should be allowed to the receiving Stores.If you don’t allow then the STOS are ignored by WF10 transaction .
2. Article Source of supply should be free from Deletion /Block
3.Receiving document items free from special stock .
Useful Badi : WFRM_DET_ORDER_TYPE is used to switch standard Purchase Order document type to Custom Purchasing document type.
Stock Transport Order 1 :
Store : M001
Stock Transport Order 2 :
Collective PO generation :
Enter the DC as shown below then execute
On selection Worklist Icon program generates Collective Purchase Order :
FRET Table Entry : PO and STO relationship
I hope this document is useful for others to know Collective Purchase Order Process .