Document types

Read about the document types supported by the Tradeshift platform, including invoices, purchase orders, remittance advices, and many more.

Quote

A quote allows a prospective Buyer to see what costs would be involved for the work they would like to have done. Many businesses provide services that cannot have an upfront price, as the costs involved can vary. This can be due to the materials that would be used (which can differ depending on the...

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Goods Receipt

When you order goods or services and they are dispatched to you, you sometimes need to acknowledge to your supplier that you have received the goods or services described in the Purchase Order (PO) you sent. The simplest way to do this is to create a document called Goods Receipt (GR). A typical flo...

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Pro forma invoice

A Pro forma invoice is an abridged or estimated invoice sent by a Seller to a Buyer in advance of a shipment or delivery of goods. It includes details like the type of product,  quantity of goods, their value, and other important information such as weight and transportation charges. Pro forma invoi...

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Prepayment invoice

A Prepayment invoice is used for requesting a prepayment from a Buyer, serving as a deposit or partial payment, on the Tradeshift platform. You can create Prepayment invoices in from the Create launcher found on the left side panel. ...

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Blanket Purchase Order (BPO)

A Blanket Purchase Order is used often in service procurement, for larger, longer running agreements, such as consultancy. It allows for reserving budget for a particular supplier, for a general purpose, with the details being left for later definition. To create Blanket Purchase Orders, click h...

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Remittance advice

A remittance advice is a document sent by a Buyer to a Seller to inform the Seller that their invoice(s) have been paid, thus stating the relationship between an invoice or credit note and the payment(s). Therefore, a remittance advice makes it easier for the Seller’s account receivable department t...

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Invoice

An invoice is a document issued by a Seller to a Buyer that indicates the quantities and costs of products or services provided. Read this article to find out how you create and send an invoice on the Tradeshift platform. ...

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Credit note

A credit note (or credit memo) is a commercial document issued by a Seller to a Buyer. The Seller usually issues a credit note for the same or lower amount than the invoice, and then repays the money to the Buyer or sets it off against a balance due from other transactions. Please note that Tradeshi...

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