A purchase order is a great way to avoid miscommunication with your client, supplier, partner or freelancers. It provides clear documentation of your service deliverables, your estimate or proposal, your milestones and it also includes information on payment terms and methods. A purchase order can help to advocate for all parties' payment terms and streamline your cash flow.
When to Use This Form
Ask for a purchase order from your client once your project has been approved, you can document this number on your invoices for better tracking with your clients accounts payable.
Consider incorporating the purchase order into a client estimate or client contract to help cut down on documentation and get going on projects faster.