It is possible to load various types of information and data into Fourth's Purchase to Pay product (formerly known as Trade Simple). Both customers and Suppliers can use this functionality to import documents that largely correspond with paper based equivalents, for example - Purchase Orders, Delivery Notes or Invoices. These documents are in Fourth’s XML format.
This article details the content and rules governing the sending of Invoices via Purchase to Pay where the Fourth xml format has been selected.
Please Note: This article is aimed at users with technical knowledge, and a working familiarity with xml files is essential.
Purchase to Pay (TradeSimple) XML Specifications
Specifications for all document types can be found here. A full table of contents is listed on the first page, please click on the document type you require on this contents page to be taken to that specific part of the PDF document.
It is also possible to validate a developed output using the schema attached at the bottom of this page.
For information on CSV file specification, please see P2P&I - Purchase to Pay CSV Specification - Contents Page.