Purchase orders

Purchase order management is a core function of any inventory management application. With purchase orders in PlainInventory you can replenish your inventory levels by ordering more stock.

How to create a purchase order

After you have set up product inventory in PlainInventory or in WooCommerce, you can add purchase orders in PlainInventory when you are going to purchase products from a supplier.

To add a new purchase order:

Generate a purchase order number

A PO number is a unique identifying number assigned to a purchase order. It helps both the buyer and seller effectively store and keep track of their purchase orders.

When you create a new purchase order in PlainInventory, you can manually create a suitable number for the new purchase order. Also, the plugin automation function can assist you by suggesting a new reference number automatically.

To configure how numbers are assigned to new purchase orders: