FAQ - What do the Different Statuses Mean on a Purchase Order?



Statuses on a Purchase Order reflect the current state of the Purchase Order.


StatusDescription
PendingThis is the default status when a purchase order is created. It signifies that the purchase order is in setup and the order itself has not been placed. Items can still be added to the Purchase Order.
SentThis status is automatically applied when a purchase order is emailed. It signifies that the purchase order has been sent and the order has been placed. Items can no longer be added to the Purchase Order.
ReceivedThis status is automatically applied when all items on the purchase order have been marked as received.  Items can no longer be added to the Purchase Order.
Received PartialThis status is automatically applied items on the purchase order have been marked as received but there are one or more items still outstanding.  Items can no longer be added to the Purchase Order.


For more information, see Purchase Orders.