Each supplier has individual settings which can be configured by users with the Community Administrator or Community Supplier Administrator roles.
To edit these settings go to the Administration module > Administration > Suppliers > Manage Suppliers tab. Click Edit on the desired supplier to update the supplier's community details, assign them to buyer groups, specify community purchasing instructions, configure invoice matching and header settings and also approval settings.
|Note: If they are a lite supplier or have integration enabled there will also be individual Lite Supplier or Integration tabs.|
The Community tab is used to manage community preferences and information about the supplier, including the Vendor ID, Auto Receiving settings, Default UNSPSC Categories, Search Terms, Supplier Tags, and allow RFQ. For more information about these options hover over the relevant help bubbles.
|Note: To ensure all suppliers in Unimarket are matched up with a corresponding supplier in your finance system they need to share the same ID. This can be done by populating the Vendor ID field on the Community tab with the ID from your Finance system.|
Buyer Groups are used to determine which buyers can purchase from which suppliers (See: Manage Community Users). To assign a buyer group to a supplier, type in the Buyer Group name and select it as shown below.
The community can specify buyer purchasing instructions for the supplier as well as links that show on the supplier's specific marketplace page.
This information is used to define supplier specific matching rules if the community default is not required.
Used to specify the tax details including tax number and remittance address of the supplier. These will be used to populate the invoice header during the Order To Invoice process. This applies to lite suppliers as registered and premium suppliers manage these details themselves.
Only for lite suppliers, this is used to provide the suppliers contact details. Registered and Premium suppliers manage these details themselves.
Enables or disables approval escalation for the supplier. If the community enables the escalation feature this allows it to be disabled for specific suppliers.
Suppliers cannot be completely deleted from your community however, they can be disconnected to stop buyer from ordering from them. To do this:
- Go to the Administration module and select Suppliers.
- Locate the Supplier.
- Click on the Suppliers name.
- Click Actions (right side of screen) and select Disconnect.
- Provide the reason for disconnection and select OK and then Leave.