Suppliers

Supplier Definition

A supplier is a business or individual that supplies your business with products or services that you use in your business. In Marello, this means that suppliers supply you with the products you sell in your sales channels.

All Suppliers Overview

To get an overview of all suppliers, navigate to the ”all suppliers” overview. 

  1. In the menu, navigate to Purchasing → Suppliers
Suppliers Grid screenshot in Marello
Suppliers Grid
  • Name: The Name of the Supplier
  • Priority: What priority the supplier has over others.
  • Can Dropship: Whether a supplier facilitates drop shipments.
  • Active: Whether the supplier is currently set for receiving purchase orders or not.
  • Currency: currency the supplier sells is goods in
Priority

The supplier with the highest priority is the first to get the purchase order if the PO process is automated.

Individual Supplier Information 

Each supplier has its own page with information about the supplier. 

  1. In the menu, navigate to Purchasing → Suppliers → Click on one of the Suppliers
Supplier View screenshot in Marello
Supplier View

General

  • Name: Name of the supplier 
  • Email: Email of the supplier 
  • Priority: Priority of the supplier (the lower the number, the higher the priority)
  • Can Dropship: Whether the supplier is capable of drop shipment
  • Active: Whether the supplier is currently active
  • Currency: What currency is used
  • Send purchase order by: Method for sending Purchase Order

Address

  • Address: Adress of the Supplier
  • Phone: Phonenumber of the Supplier

Linked Products

  • SKU: A unique name assigned to the products available at the supplier
  • Name: Name of the product available at the supplier
  • Quantity of Unit: Obligatory Quantity that has to be purchased 
  • Cost: Cost per individual product

Additional Information

  • Attachments: Documents related to the supplier

How to Create Suppliers 

Suppliers can be added manually in Marello. 

  1. Navigate to Purchasing → Suppliers. 
  2. Click on the blue ”Create Supplier” button in the top right corner 
  3. Fill in the requested information 

General

  • Name: Name of the supplier
  • Priority: Priority of the supplier (the lower the number, the higher the priority)
  • Can dropship: Whether the supplier is capable of drop shipment
  • Active: Whether the supplier is currently active 
  • Email: Email address 
  • Currency: What currency is used  
  • Send Purchase Order by: Method for sending Purchase Order

Address

  • Country: Select a country
  • Street:  Street Adress
  • Street 2: Optional extra address 
  • City: City supplier is located  
  • State: State supplier is located  
  • Zip/Postal Code: Zip code  
  • Phone: Phone number 
  • Company: Company name of the supplier

4. Click ”Save and close” in the top right corner

5. Navigate to Purchasing → Suppliers

6. Find your newly created Supplier in the ”All Suppliers” grid

Updated on April 9, 2020

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