@bob207 I think the closest way to get this report is to run the Transaction List with Splits report and filter it to display "Accounts Payable". This would show your Purchase Order and Bills transactions.
This may not be the most ideal workaround for this. I'd be happy to see what the other folks here have. :-)
Thank you for reaching us, bob207.
The features in QuickBooks Desktop are different in QuickBooks Online. QuickBooks Desktop is more advanced when it comes to reporting capabilities, whereas QuickBooks Online provides more accessibility and is more mobile-friendly.
As a workaround, you can use the transaction list report mentioned by @giobookkeeping, and personalize it to get the right data you needed.
You can check out this article for more details: Customize reports in QuickBooks Online.
I've also added this link that you can use as a reference: Understand reports.
Let us know if you still have other concerns or any follow-up questions about reports. I'll be here to help. Have a great day!
Thanks for the helpful suggestion. I gave it a try and was able to see the purchase order transactions and the individual items on them. Unfortunately, it would take a lot of time to try and find a particular item on a PO (we have about 300 line items on an average PO), across multiple POs over the past months. Makes for a lot of manual effort and time to come up with what has been ordered and fulfilled for a particular item.
Thanks for sharing an update, @bob207.
I know how beneficial it is to run the report that will provide you with the exact details you need. Since the specific report to display what inventory item is on order is currently unavailable in QuickBooks Online (QBO), I'd recommend sending feedback to our Product Development team.
Rest assured that they are bound to improve the features in the program to meet your business needs. Also, you can visit the QuickBooks Online Feature Requests website to track the feedback you've submitted.
In the meantime, you can perform the suggested workaround by, giobookkeeping so you'll be able to see items in the purchase order transactions. Then, to further customize the data of the report, you can export it to excel and modify it from there.
I've also got you here a compilation of QuickBooks How-to videos that can further assist you in navigating your QBO account.
I'm just around the corner if you need additional help in running item reports in QBO. Feel free to leave a reply below and I'll circle back to assist you. Take care always and have a good one.