How to restrict purchasing to only the mapped Vendor?

Purchase of Items can be restricted to only the mapped vendors. Only the vendors that are mapped to the items would be able to place a Purchase Order for the respective items.

There is a toggle button in the Item module “Restricted Purchasing” under the “Other Attributes” tab.

  • When this setting is ON for the selected item, it can only be purchased by the “Mapped Vendor”.
  • The mapping is created through the Item Vendor mapping module.
  • If the setting is On for a particular Item and an attempt is made to Purchase the Item from an un-mapped Vendor, the following error message will be received.

  • The toggle is applicable only if the Item is marked “Purchasable”. If the ‘Is Purchasable?’ toggle for the item is off, it will show the following message:

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