We maintain contracts in R/3 against material groups which are then checked by the system when raising free-text 'describe requirement' shopping carts.
If a material group / product category has contracts with only a single vendor, then this vendor will default in to the shopping cart. The user can, however, change this vendor if they wish.
The problem is when the cart is transferred to R/3 the requisition is generated with the original contract vendor in the 'fixed vendor' field. The vendor the user selected for the shopping cart correctly appears in the 'desired vendor' field.
Is there a way of preventing the contracted vendor appearing in the R/3 requisition when the user has changed it in the SRM shopping cart?
<b>Please go through the following SAP OSS Notes -></b>
<u>Note 994992 - Incorrect vendor for limit item in the backend PO</u>
Note 750886 - FAQ: Automatic purchase requisition (PReq) processing (ME57)
Note 786303 - Analysis report RM06ME59 PReq check
Note 716343 - ME51N: No commitment in copied PReq items
Note 565099 - New BAPIs for the purchase requisition object (BUS2105)
Note 422923 - ME51: Release date for new items in purchase requisition
Note 493318 - FAQ: Enjoy purchase requisition
Do let me know.