Business Order Information Update: Extended Dropdown Limit

This increases the number of Business Order Information dropdown options per field from 100 to 500.
Release Date: 31 August 2023
Last Updated: 01 September 2023

Business Order Information is currently available only to direct website ordering AB customers. It is currently not enabled for Punchout customers.

  • What is Business Order Information?
    Admins can setup order information through six pre-defined fields – Cost Center, Location Code, Department Code, Account Number, Project Code, and GL Code – and 13 additional custom fields of their own for buyers to populate when placing an order and associate that information with their business orders. Furthermore, customers can find this information on order, shipment, refunds and reconciliation reports from Amazon Business Analytics, invoices generated by Pay By Invoice, and Your Orders Summary for the purposes of accounting and financial reconciliation.
  • What is Extended Dropdown Limit update?
    This update is an increase in the number of dropdown options per field from 100 to 500. 


  • How does it work?
    All customers can find Business Settings > Billing and Shipping > Business Order Information from the account drop-down menu on the navigation bar on the top right from the Amazon Business site.


  • Where What are the customer benefits?
    This will allow admins greater flexibility in setting up BOI fields to meet their business and procurement reporting needs for their organizations
  • Where are we launching?
    Worldwide including the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, India, and Japan.