Supplier Rankings

The Supplier Rankings feature will filter out suppliers that you have not applied a name rank to when a product search is performed in your website.

Follow these steps to get this setup in your account: 

  1. Log into your account
  2. Go to the Account menu
  3. Click on Misc and then on Preferred Supplier Ranking
  4. Add a name for the supplier ranking fields    
    1. You can have up to 10 different named rankings set up 
  5. Click Save after you finish adding your ranking names  

Once you have the ranking names set up, we will start applying those rankings to your preferred suppliers.  

  1. To do this, you will go to the Suppliers menu 
  2. Click on Lookup Supplier Contact Info 
  3. Search for a supplier you would like to rank  
  4. Click the "i" information icon to the right
  5. Click on the Terms link on the top left of the Supplier’s Information
  6. Here you can select a ranking from the drop down menu
  7. Repeat this until you have ranked all of your preferred suppliers  

You will need to activate the preferred supplier rankings on your website.

  1. Go to the Account Menu
  2. Click on Preferences
  3. Click on Website Preferences
  4. Click on Website Preferences to the right of the website you want to apply these rankings to
  5. To the left side of your screen be sure the Catalog top is selected
  6. Select Yes for the question, “Show Ranked Supplier Products Only?”  
  7. Save your changes
  8. Now you can do a search in your DistributorCentral website and you will see those ranked supplier products only in the results