Receive more items than ordered
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|Enabled for||Public preview||General availability|
|End users, automatically||Feb 1, 2020||Apr 2020|
When you receive more goods than you ordered and it's cheaper not to return such goods or your vendor offers you a discount, order processors and warehouse workers must be able to handle such receipts without going through a lengthy process of preparing and getting approval for a new purchase order.
You can now receive a quantity higher than the ordered quantity on purchase orders according to an over-receive policy that you set up on the Over-Receipt Codes page. Here you can fill in the Over-Receipt Tolerance % field and select a policy to be used by default.
If your company uses purchase order approval, over-receiving can trigger a reapproval. You define this on the Over-Receipt Codes page. The Approve Over-Receipt workflow response is available in the workflow engine for this purpose.
On the cards for items and vendors, you can select in the Over-Receipt Code field which policy to use by default on purchases.
When you have selected an over-receipt code, you can enter a higher-than-ordered quantity in the Quantity to Receive field on released purchase orders and warehouse receipts.
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