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3325332 - Supplier Invoice Does not Show the Approver Details


You have created a supplier invoice however system does not show the approver details under approvals tab view of invoice document.


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Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Supplier Invoicing work center
  2. Go to Invoices and Credit Memos view 
  3. Select the relevant Supplier Invoice
  4. Navigate to Approval tab
  5. No approver details found 


You have defined the approval process for supplier invoice as below;

  • Approval by Cost Assignment
  • Condition - Supplier Classification = A - Supplier

The given supplier invoice contains supplier XYZ. In the master data of supplier, ABC Classification is not maintained as A -Supplier. Hence no approver determined in the supplier invoice.


In order to determine the approver details in the supplier Invoice by the system , you must maintain the Supplier Classification as A - Supplier for the relevant supplier. Then the system will determine the approver.
To do so, please follow the below steps;

  1. Go to Supplier Base work center
  2. Go to Suppliers view
  3. Select the relevant Supplier
  4. Select Edit and navigate to General tab
  5. Maintain ABC Classification as A Supplier
  6. Select Save and Close


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