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 Datelines in Standard Purchase Order 2


This business function enables you to communicate the schedule lines to external partners, receive confirmations, corrections, or actual dates, update dates manually, and monitor standard purchase orders within the Reactive PO Monitor workbench.

Technical Data

Technical Name of Business Function


Type of Business Function

Enterprise Business Function

Available From

SAP ERP 6.0 Enhancement Package 7 Support Package Stack 12

Technical Usage


Application Component

Purchasing (MM-PUR)


  • You have installed the following components as of the version mentioned:

    Type of Component


    Required for the Following Features Only

    Software Component

    EA-RETAIL(617) SP12


When you create a purchase order that is enabled for datelines, you can maintain the schedule line datelines. In addition to enabling the datelines in standard purchase order, you can perform the following actions:

  • Communicate the scheduled dates of a transportation chain to external partners using Intermediate Documents (IDocs)

  • Receive confirmations or corrections from external partners using IDoc

  • Receive confirmations, corrections, or actual dates from external partners using Remote Function Call (RFC)

  • Update dates which are not transferred using IDoc or RFC manually using a workbench

  • Monitor standard purchase orders within the Reactive PO Monitor workbench

More Information

For more information, refer to the release notes for Purchase Order Datelines.