South Africa – A former production manager (his name is withheld) of a popular South African soap opera (soapie), Muvhango has been arrested for allegedly stealing over R3.3 million. Muvhango has been airing for the past 20 years and has over 6.24 million viewers.
Receiving items status have been updated
We have made the delivery status features simpler to our users by updating the “Fulfillment Status” and “Fulfillment Date“. These two updates would enable users to see if the PO has been delivered and what date.
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The fluency of your approval process plays a very important role in determining whether other related processes get delayed as well. Approvals for purchases are a very important part of any business.
To enhance the productivity of your team you need to increase the efficiency of your processes.
“More business is lost every year through neglect than through any other cause.” – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy
Some people still confuse purchase orders with sales orders. I am not certain if what confuses them are the words “purchase and sales” or the “order” at the end. While there is an overlap between purchase and sales orders, they differ greatly.
Misunderstanding these financial terms is not an option. So, I think drawing some parallels between the two would help.
Why are there so many jokes about Purchase Order Managers? They even brought out a ‘best of’ book about it(The Best Ever Book of Purchasing Managers Jokes). Your purchasing is one of the fundamentals of a company. It’s a very important role, as it deals with the company’s capital.
There might be different reasons why people make these jokes. Purchasing Managers tend to keep to the budget and have strict rules that need to be adhered to. Maybe it has to do with the human factor, or maybe they are just underrated.
Purchase orders serve a valuable purpose in any company they have extensive company benefits and can be one of your biggest assets. They help you keep track of who is purchasing what from where. Keeping track or even completing just a 100 purchase orders a day can get very challenging even for a very organized purchase manager, let alone doing thousands. It’s a lot of info that has to be noted on one form. Continue Reading
- 1. Because your company still uses paper-based systems.
- 2. Or, because your company uses a complex software that is too intimidating to your employees. And, who would blame them for being reluctant to use it?