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19 January, 2016 - 12:35

We begin by reviewing how the PtoP process combines with other processes within a company. Figure 13.1 depicts the PtoP process.

Note that the PtoP process interacts with inventory (in the Order-to-Cash process) as the ordering, receipt of goods, and updating of inventory data takes place. The PtoP process also interacts with the general ledger (THE BUSINESS REPORTING (BR) PROCESS). We examine those relationships later in the chapter. Let’s take a closer look at the PtoP process.

Figure 13.1 The Purchase-to-Pay Process