A supplier can be added to a group in three ways:
Suppliers can be added to a group by browsing the supplier register (click here for instructions on how to search for suppliers)
From the group card (see below for instructions)
when you want to add multiple suppliers to a single group at the same time
From the supplier card (see below for instructions)
when you want to add a single supplier to multiple groups at the same time
2. Multiple suppliers can be added to a group at the same time by using the supplier cart (click here for instructions on how to use the supplier cart)
3 .The supplier can submit an application to a group via the Supplier Portal, in which case the supplier's request and registration to the group need to be accepted separately by the user (see the article on accepting/rejecting a supplier to/from a group)
Adding a supplier using the ‘Groups’ tab
In the navigation bar, click ‘Groups’. Locate the group to which you want to add the supplier, and then click the three lines button to open the group card.
FIGURE: Select the desired group
The group card is displayed. The suppliers belonging to the group are listed to the right of the group details. To add suppliers, click ‘Add suppliers from cart’ or ‘Add suppliers’.
If you have collected a number of suppliers in the supplier cart (see instructions on how to use the supplier cart), you can add all of them to the group in one go by clicking ‘Add suppliers from cart’.
You can also add suppliers one by one by using the ‘Add suppliers’ feature.
FIGURE: The ‘Add suppliers’ button is located above the group basic information
Choose the desired suppliers by checking the boxes next to the suppliers that you want to add to the group. Then click the ‘Add selected suppliers to group’ button.
Adding a supplier using the ‘Suppliers’ tab
In the navigation bar, click ‘Suppliers’ – ‘Search’.
Locate the supplier you want to add to the group (NOTE! see the instructions on how to search for suppliers) and click on the row or the three lines button at the end of the row, and then select ‘Supplier card’.
Click the ‘Add to group’ button in the top right corner of the supplier card.
Figure: The ‘Add to group’ button can be found on the supplier card