If components to be provided to a vendor are supplied not by your company but by a third-party, you can order the components from the third-party and specify the subcontractor in the purchase order as the delivery address. At goods receipt the components are posted directly to the stock of the material provided to vendor.
Entering a Purchase Order for Components
To order components for a subcontract order from a vendor and have them delivered direct to the subcontractor, enter a standard purchase order with a different delivery address:
A dialog box appears in which you enter the delivery address.
Selecting the box causes the components at goods receipt to be posted directly to the stock of the material provided to vendor when the goods receipt is posted.
Posting the Goods Receipt of the Components
If the subcontractor lets you know that the components have arrived, you can enter the goods receipt for the purchase order. The components are posted directly to the stock of the material provided to vendor.
A goods receipt posting has the following results in the system:
An accounting document is created for the material document.