This is real power of LinkedPOS that makes it prominent among its competitors i.e. paperless demand & supply. Purchase orders can be prepared and sent to literlly any LinkedPOS in the world (must be connected to internet). Go to main toolbar, click on the dropdown list of Orders and then click on the My Orders menu:-
When the menu is clicked then, the My Orders table appears as shown in the image below:-
Press the button to bring up a dialog as shown in the image below. Enter the unique Purchase Order Number, select supplier and add one or more items in the purchase order along with the Purchased Quantity. On pressing the button, the purchase order will be saved in the database and can be retrieved at any time for further modifications. This action will neither send the order online nor update the stocks & accounts.
When the New My Order is created and saved, then this order will appear in My Orders table with the Decion as New and the Status as New as shown in the image below. Until the order is sitting with the decision New and status New, the order can be opened for modification. Either double click on the order or click on the order and then press the button to open the order for further modifications. The order can be modified as many times as required until either it is sent online or cancelled.
When the purchase order is finalized, press the button. The decision will be changed to Submitted and the Status will be changed to Sending as shown in the image below. After a few moments, the order will be parked on the LinkedPOS Server and the status will be changed to Waiting. At this stage, the order cannot be modified or cancelled.
As soon as the supplier comes online, the order will be pushed to the supplier and the status will be changed to Received. At this stage the order cannot be modified or cancelled.
When the supplier processes the order and sends it back as Delivered then, the decision will be Delivered and the Status will be changed to Received as shown in the image below..
At this stage when this order is double clicked or this order is clicked and the button is pressed, then the order dialog appears with additional information and columns as shown in the image below.
Verify the received items stock and finally press the button. Payment dialog will appear as shown in the image below. Enter the amount and payment mode used for payment and press the button. The inventory and supplier account will be updated.
After pressing the Approve & Update Stock button, the decision will be changed to Accepted & Approved and the status will be changed to Completed as shown in the image below.