This article describes how a Sales Agency can ensure email notifications with links to a PDF copy of orders transmitted to Manufacturers are available, and what the Manufacturer sees when they receive that email.
Updating Manufacturer Email for Orders as a Sales Agency
Begin by logging into MarketTime and navigating to the Manufacturers screen:
From here, navigate to your desired Manufacturer by clicking the corresponding "Pencil" icon to the right of the Manufacturer:
On the resulting screen, click the "Pencil" icon on the third card from the left to edit the Email For Orders field:
Here you can update the Email for Orders field. The email address(es) added here will be the ones notified when an order is transmitted to the Manufacturer. This email notification will include a link to retrieve a PDF copy of your order.
Multiple emails may be added by separating them with a semicolon ( ; ), for a maximum of 3 email addresses:
Click Update to save your changes.
Retrieving Orders as a Manufacturer
When an order is transmitted to the Manufacturer, they emails set in the Email for Orders field described above will receive an email that looks similar to this:
The subject of the email includes the Retailer's Name, PO Number, Order Date, and Salesperson.
The body of the email contains more information such as Order Total, Order Code, Order Writer, and most importantly, the link to the PDF copy of the order.
The PDF can be retrieved with the link within the email without the need of a login:
This link is valid for 7 days after it's first used. Once this link expires, the Manufacturer must log into MarketTime to retrieve the order.
When clicking the link, the Manufacturer is taken to a screen in their browser that allows them to either download or print a copy: