In general, vendors are best added
through Choice #3, Vendor Master Update.
This New Vendor choice is for system setup.
If you would prefer the easier approach,
Return to the main menu by pressing 'Close Help' and
choose 'Vendor Master Update.' Check to
see whether the vendor already exists by
scrolling through the list. If not, choose
'Add new ...'from the list and enter vendor
information in the form provided.
Note: Press 'Close Help', and type the vendor name to
proceed with complete detailed setup.
Given name of vendor,offer Google search for vendor website
See if vendor website offers .csv delimited price list
If yes, download price list, Ingest .csv file - converted to HOPE format
Test availability of price information in HOPE programs (cbwcus, etc.)
No branch - what other possiblities to obtain price information