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Zero Dollar POs

I am curious how other companies handle Purchase Order for Services/Repairs where the amount invoiced is unknown.

Today when the buyer creates a PO for Services or Repairs, in the Amount field they enter zero. They do this because they don't have an estimate from the Vendor on how much the repair or services may likely cost.

When the Invoice is received by AP, of course the invoice and PO don't match. We get an initial cost message, but because this requires quite  Read more...a bit of reprocessing back and forth, the Invoice sometimes gets lost and then we have angry vendors wondering why they haven't been paid. Show less...
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I am curious how other companies handle Purchase Order for Services/Repairs where the amount invoiced is unknown. Today when the buyer creates a PO for Services or Repairs, in the Amount field they enter zero. They do this because they don't have an estimate from the Vendor on how much the repair or services may likely cost. When the Invoice is received by AP, of course the invoice and PO don't match. We get an initial cost message, but because this requires quite a bit of reprocessing back and forth, the Invoice sometimes gets lost and then we have angry vendors wondering why they haven't been paid.
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