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    Alan
    Is it possible to search for a Supplier using any part of...
    Topic posted February 20, 2019 by AlanSilver Trophy: 7,500+ Points, tagged Business Intelligence, Create Requisition, Supplier Creation, Supplier Profile Management 
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    Title:
    Is it possible to search for a Supplier using any part of the Supplier's Name & Alternate Name?
    Summary:
    Search for Supplier by any part of Name/Alternate Name
    Content:

    Hi All,

    Just wondering if it is possible to search for suppliers in OracleCloud by using any part of the Supplier's Name or even by their Alternate Name?

    For example:

    If we onboarded a supplier called Joe's Bakery Shop and they had an Alternate Name under Joe Schmoe, is there anyway that we can search for the supplier by either typing in "Joe's", "Bakery", "Shop", "Joe", or "Schmoe"?

    Thank you!

    -Alan

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    • Aishwarya Pawar

      Hi Alan,

      Yes, you can search for suppliers using any part of the supplier 's name as long as the search term matches the beginning letters of any of the words that are part of the supplier 's name (or alternate name, parent supplier, supplier number, DUNS Number).

      So in your specific example, all the options you have will work. Just make sure you use the Keywords field on Manage Suppliers UI.

      Here is a training that has more details on how supplier search works:

      https://download.oracle.com/ocomdocs/global/fusion_r13/prc/Supplier_Search_Enhancements/index.html

      Thanks,

      Aishwarya

      • Alan

        Hi Aishwarya,

        Thank you for confirming, can the same thing be done during the Requisition creation process, where we are selecting a Supplier for a PR?

        Thanks!

        -Alan

        • Aishwarya Pawar

          Sure np. No, it does not work while looking up suppliers for requisitions. Available on Research Suppliers or Manage Orders, Agreements though.

          Thanks,

          Aishwarya

          • Alan

            Is this something that Oracle is looking to add as a feature enhancement? We onboard many vendors that have DBAs/Alternate Names, it is very difficult for our users to search for suppliers when they are creating a PR because often times, they do not know what the Supplier's Legal Name is.

    • Rebeca Thornhill

      Hi,

      We have a need to incorporate the supplier's alternate name to the enterprise contract template. But the Alternate Supplier Name is not listed in the contract data model XML. Is there any way to add this field?

      Thanks,

      -Rebeca