Monday, 28 June 2010

Adding a new supplier type – oracle apps 11i

supplier type is coming from a value set that's defined in oracle purchasing look up codes so before you can use any particular supplier type it has to be defined in the values set. To add a new type follow the steps below

Purchasing > Set Up > Purchasing > Look up codes
search for VENDOR TYPE
Add whatever new type you want to add


  1. But how to select the newly defined value, when creating a Supplier. It is always 'Standard Supplier' and greyed out. There is no option to select the new look up value created under VENDOR_TYPE.

  2. make sure you have enabled newly defined supplier type under VENDOR_TYPE and its not end dated.