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Contracts, Purchasing & Surplus Inventory

Finding the Purchase Order ID Number in FMS

1. Log into FMS production. From the Menu Box , click on:
Purchasing > Purchase Orders > Review PO Information > Activity Summary

2. On the PO Activity Summary page, the Business Unit should default in as "CWUID." If it does not, type "CWUID" into the Business Unit field.

3. In the Purchase Order Reference fields, allow the default in the dropdown box of "begins with," and type the number that is automatically generated when you create a requisition on the Purchasing web site into the box to the right of the dropdown.

4. Click the button.

5. The Activity Summary page gives you the PO ID number as well as the Vendor .
To check if the order has been received at Central Receiving, follow the directions beginning with step 5 of section 2.0 below.
If you wish to track this purchase order right now, click on:
Purchasing > Purchase Orders > Review PO Information > Purchase Orders
in the Menu Box and then follow the directions beginning with step 5 of section 3.0 of this document.