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Supplier Portal

The Supplier Portal provides self-service capabilities for companies and individuals to upload and maintain their supplier information including contacts, addresses, tax documentation, service offerings, diversity status and more. The portal offers transparent workflow to make supplier management easier. An invitation to your supplier contact is the simplest, most efficient way to get started in the Supplier Portal.

 

Trainings

Supplier Portal User Reference Guide
A comprehensive guide to using the Supplier Portal, including supplier searches, supplier invitations, supplier requests, and supplier maintenance requests.

Supplier Portal Overview 
This is a 40 minute course covering the basic functions of the Supplier Portal module of the Buy to Pay system. 

Tips and Tricks

 


Quick Reference Guides

Supplier Search
To minimize the chance of adding a duplicate supplier, it is best practice to search the supplier directory before inviting or requesting a new supplier.

Supplier Invitation
If you are unsure of if you should invite your supplier or request a supplier, visit the Supplier Invite vs. Request: Decision Tree

Supplier Request
If you are unsure of if you should invite your supplier or request a supplier, visit the Supplier Invite vs. Request: Decision Tree

Supplier Request - Non-US Citizen - Self-guided
Enter supplier information autonomously 

Supplier Request - Non-US Citizen - Assisted

Supplier Maintenance Request
How to receive support in the event a Supplier experiences issues with the self-service feature to update information

Supplier Registration Experience

Setting Notifications
Set Suppler notifications to “None”, “Email”, or “Email and Notification"

Supplier Communications
Best practice for supplier communication using the Email Supplier tool in the Supplier Portal

Zelle - Electronic Payment for Individuals
Zelle is an electronic payment system and is the preferred method to pay Suppliers.


Decision Trees

Click on the diagrams below to discover the actions you should take based on your objectives. 

Supplier Invite vs. Request: Decision Tree
A comprehensive flow chart routing your objectives for both supplier types: Companies and individual people. See below for isolated views based on your supplier types.

Supplier Invite vs. Request: Decision Tree (Individual Only)

Supplier Invite vs. Request: Decision Tree (Company Only)

Supplier Invite vs. Direct B2P Link Decision Tree

 


Process Diagrams

To better understand the supplier work flow processes for onboarding new suppliers and for maintenance of existing suppliers

Supplier Invitation

Supplier Request