vendor

Financial Accounting (FI)

Business partner with whom payables arise in acquiring goods and services.

Classification

Business object

Logistics - General (LO)

External supplier: a business partner from whom materials or services can be procured.

Classification

Business object

Structure

The information on a vendor is structured according to purchasing organization, allowing each purchasing organization to store its own specific data on the vendor concerned.

Integration

In Financial Accounting, a vendor is generally a creditor.

Various roles can be specified for a vendor (such as "ordering address", "goods supplier", or "invoicing party").