Purchase Order Sheet of Garments Manufacturing
The purchase Order sheet is simply known as the PO sheet. The purchase order sheet of garments manufacturing (PO sheet) is a commonly used important document for Garments Manufacturing. Basically purchase order sheet contains the information of confirmation of buyer order. To clarify some important manufacturing and technical issues buyer has to provide PO Sheet. In a PO sheet, there may have information on product style, PO number, fabric cost, trims cost, garments unit cost, order quantity, shipment date, shipment destination, and many other important things.
Purchase Order (PO) sheet is necessary for every department of the Apparel Industry. Without PO sheet you will not be able to know about your shipment date, shipping destination, over a ship or under ship tolerance, payment term. That’s why this document (PO sheet) is such an important one.
Information Include in Purchase Order (PO)
Considering the importance of this document I have made a list of basic information which may include in the PO Sheet.
- PO Number
- Style/Lot Number
- Order Quantity
- Shipment Date
- Unit Cost
- Total Cost of that PO
- Factory Name
- Vendor Name
- Shipping Address
- Overseas Port reach Date
- Sourcing Agent
- Shipment Terms
- LC Number
- Fabric Supplier Name and Code
- Fabric Content
- EXIT COUNTRY PORT
- Trims and Accessories cost
- Product Category
- Goods Description
- Size-wise Order Quantity
- Transaction Policy
- Payment Terms
- Necessary Instruction
- Terms and Conditions
- Overship Tolerance
- Undership Tolerance
Explanation of key terms of Purchase Order
The following explanation may help you to understand the key terms of the PO sheet
PO Number: PO number is a unique purchase order number that is fixed by the buyer.
Style: As per the garments category or Color buyer separated by different style names.
Season: Buyer divides a year into 3 or 4 or more seasons as per overseas weather and their consumer demand.
Unit Cost: Unit cost mean cost of single garments. It can be FOB, Cnf, or C.I.F.
Goods Description: Description of goods which can be long or short. Top or Bottom wear.