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25 October 2023
By: Jop Hogervorst

Streamlining Requisition Worksheets in Business Central

In the fast-paced world of business, making informed and efficient purchasing decisions is paramount to success. This is where Business Central, a versatile enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, steps in to simplify the procurement process. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of Requisition Worksheets in Business Central and how they can help organizations make smarter buying decisions.

Understanding Requisition Worksheets

Requisition Worksheets in Business Central serve as the foundation for initiating and managing purchasing activities within an organization. These worksheets are comprehensive documents that outline the products or services to be acquired, their quantities, suppliers, pricing, and other relevant details. Think of them as roadmaps that guide your organization through the procurement journey.

The Benefits of Using Requisition Worksheets

  • Business Central integrates Requisition Worksheets seamlessly into the procurement workflow. This means that from creating a worksheet to issuing a purchase order, everything is interconnected, making the process faster and more efficient.
  • With Requisition Worksheets, you can compare prices, negotiate terms, and choose the most cost-effective options. This helps in keeping procurement costs in check and optimizing your organization’s budget.
  • Requisition Worksheets provide valuable data and insights, enabling data-driven decision-making. You can analyze historical data, supplier performance, and market trends to make informed choices.

Creating a Requisition Worksheet in Business Central

Navigate to the Requisition Worksheets Page: In Business Central, access the Requisition Worksheets page to start creating your worksheet.

  • Fill in the Details: Add essential information such as the desired items, quantities, and preferred suppliers. Or let the system do it for you by calculate a planning
  • Review and Validate: Double-check all the information to ensure accuracy and completeness. This step is crucial to avoid errors in the purchasing process.
  • Submit for Approval: Once the worksheet is ready, Carry Out Action Message and convert to a Purchase Order: After approval, you can easily convert the worksheet into a purchase order.


By streamlining the procurement process, and data-driven decision-making, they will help to the success of businesses in a competitive marketplace.