Historically, suppliers would issue an order acknowledgment to advise the buyer that a purchase order had been received; however, the order acknowledgment has become part of the ‘battle of the forms’. The practice of issuing order acknowledgments has declined in some sectors, as individual transactions now occur within a broader business framework, such as an overarching contractual agreement. See also Battle of the Forms.« Back to Glossary Index
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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.