This purchase order processing UML activity diagram was created on the base of activity diagram from the software architecture documentation wiki of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).
"A purchase order (PO) is a commercial document and first official offer issued by a buyer to a seller, indicating types, quantities, and agreed prices for products or services. Acceptance of a purchase order by a seller forms a contract between the buyer and seller, so no contract exists until the purchase order is accepted. It is used to control the purchasing of products and services from external suppliers.
Creating a purchase order is typically the first step of the purchase to pay process in an ERP system." [Purchase order. Wikipedia]
This purchase order processing UML activity diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the ATM UML Diagrams solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.