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Receive partial PO's

The ability to receive a partial Purchase order and the remaining balance on the PO remains open. The only way to receive partial now is to delete the back ordered items and create a new PO

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      • DougDoug commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        What is the status of this? I thought this was suppose to have been implemented a few months ago. Updates would be nice on this much needed improvement.

      • GregGreg commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any updates on when this is actually happening? The workaround is mind-numbingly tedious. Cannot understand why this isn't core functionality. It is in Xero, which is also the word for how much of our business Intuit is going to be getting if they don't add this soon...

      • GRRRRRRRR!GRRRRRRRR! commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Careful Anonymous, QBO sucks in many other areas! I'd expect to see this functionality 2018/2019 with the speed at which they prioritize these things. Moving forward there will be very little future development of the core service. Expect tweaks here and there, mostly to piss you off and make you change how you're accustomed to doing things. They're hell bent on the QBO ecosystem and 3rd party apps providing the extra functionality you may desire. Expect to spend hundreds monthly for your subscription and add-on functionality. Even then it still doesn't compare to Zoho Books + Zoho Inventory.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        The lack of this basic feature is a deal-breaker for us...we are currently using different software but would switch to Quickbooks Online if it were available.

      • DuaneDuane commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature would change my life for the best! Please make this expedient!

      • JulieJulie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Excellent. This is a major requirement not just a nice to have!! Thank you.

      • JohnJohn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why is this taking so long? This is an essential feature when billing against a purchase order...

      • DavidDavid commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Apparently this was released? I don't see the functionality in my QBO.

        Also, I am no longer able to convert estimates to purchase orders

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, we need a line level ability to receive items against a PO and to close individual items on the PO that will adjust the "Open PO Balance." This is a feature in QB Desktop that can/should translate to QBO nicley. Vendors frequently bill as products ship (as available) and not once all items are received.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm happy to see that this is being planned. PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE make this a speedy update! All manufacturing companies require this feature - doing business without it is just too difficult, to the point that we are using an entirely different program for all of our purchases. Needless to say, it is pretty annoying not to be able to do all of our business transactions in on spot.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hopefully, it will extend to printing only products that are being delivered or picked up from an invoice.
        Now, when you print a packing slip, it shows everything, we would like to only print what is being shipped or picked up on the packing slip.

      • GRRRRRRRR!GRRRRRRRR! commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Judging by the past performance of addressing our issues in this feedback forum, the current state of other "planned" or "started" topics, I would expect it will be a very long time before we see this feature as a true function of QBO. It's really pretty sad when your much smaller competition has out developed you and delivers a much more comprehensive accounting system. Sadly, we're too wrapped up in QBO at this point to leave right now.

        You do realize that this is a feature of QB Desktop, right? And that this topic (there have been others just like it) is now almost 1 year old. It took almost 1 YEAR to get a response from Intuit...

        I just want to bang my head against the nearest wall sometimes dealing with this SaaS.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        On the desktop version, PO's are partially rec'd. Why not in the online version!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree with the other customers - we need to have the option to mark a PO as partially received. It almost NEVER happens that we order x parts and receive x parts - the quantity is constantly being revised and I need to reflect this in our files! Please add this feature!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Make Purchase Orders easier by allowing you to mark what was received on a bill received and leave the remaining purchase order with the back ordered items available to use with a second bill.

      • Ryan JarusRyan Jarus commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree this is highly important. I have many clients who are handling PO's manually and wasting tons of time. It would be so much better if they could issue PO's out of QBO.

      • JanetJanet commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Under QBO, you can receive in partial orders; however, it closes the purchase order and does not keep track of backorders. When you reopen the purchase order to receive in the backorder, the current system will allow you to receive in all of the previously received items once again, duplicating inventory receipts. It would be extremely helpful if QBO were updated to allow for backorders, and only allow backordered items to be received in once an initial receipt has been entered.

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