Direct Supplier MNPN updates will add new product information, update existing product descriptions and supplier details, such as PDE and barcodes. These updates do not change retail or cost prices.  

Suppliers configured for Manual updates are displayed in black with a green  icon.

Set up a Manual Direct Supplier MNPN Update

From Stock Manager:

1. Click the File menu, click 7. MNPN Updates and select 1. Supplier MNPN Updates

The Manage Supplier MNPN Updates window is displayed. 

By default, the 06080 Symbion (Symbion dailies) supplier is populated. For more information, see Symbion Daily Updates. Check the list for the required supplier update, if found refer to the Run a Manual Direct Supplier MNPN Update section of this article.

2. Click Add

The Supplier MNPN Update Configuration - Add window is displayed. 

3. In the Supplier field enter the supplier code or the name of the supplier you wish to set up automatic updates for e.g. ‘13011’ or ‘Loreal’.

4. The Type defaults to Manual Update, refer to Supplier MNPN Update Options for more information.

5. Select the checkboxes for the Update Options you wish to apply each time the Loreal MNPN update is imported. Refer to the Supplier MNPN Update Options section of this article for further information on the options.6. Click OK to save.

The Manage Supplier MNPN Updates window is displayed.

Run a Manual Direct Supplier MNPN Update

1. From the Supplier MNPN Update window, select the supplier you wish to run an update for from the list e.g. Loreal. If the list is long, click the Find button to search the list.

2. To review the Update Options that will be applied as part of the update, click Change. Refer to 

The Supplier MNPN Update Configuration window is displayed.

a. Select the checkboxes for the Update Options you wish to apply each time the Loreal MNPN update is imported. 

b. Click OK to save.

3. Ensure the correct supplier is highlighted and click Apply Update.The Apply Update prompt is displayed.

4. Click Yes to apply the update.The Loreal file will be imported and the Supplier File Update prompt is displayed.

5. Click OK.

6. Once an update has been applied, the Date Last Run and the Time Last Run columns are updated. The Last Run Results in the Supplier MNPN Update Configuration window is also updated.

Note The Type drop down box also has options:
Manual 3rd Party Update
Automatic 3rd Party Update
These options should not be used unless notified by your head office.