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4 Ways to Update Your Catalog

Most distributors in the promotional products industry use SAGE research services to find products for their clients. But without your current catalog, distributors are finding your competitors' products instead of yours!

That's why it is critical that you take a moment to make sure that we get your updated information.

Update Your Catalog
Update Your Catalog

Choose one of the options below and get started!

 

 OPTION 1:

Update Your Information Using FastTrack

Update your product information by the next business day with our new FastTrack service. This spreadsheet-based process is the fastest and easiest way to update your catalog! With FastTrack, you can download your current product listings in Excel format, make changes, and re-upload them to the SAGE Supplier Center for priority processing by the next business day.

To get started, view this article     
Option 2 

 OPTION 2:

Update Your Information In Real Time Using The SAGE Supplier Center

As a valued SAGE Advantage member, you have the ability to review, update and verify your supplier information and products in real time using the SAGE Supplier Center. You can access the SAGE Supplier Center at any time throughout the year to update pricing or other information on a product-by-product basis. Many distributors will ONLY search for products that have been verified, so it's important to make sure that you have verified all of your products.

To get started, view this article     
Option 3 

 OPTION 3:

Back-End Integration With The Supplier Integration Toolkit

Perfect for larger supplier companies with IT staff, this full-featured API integrates seamlessly into your own system and gives you complete control over your product information. It also gives you the ability to post inventory levels, add order tracking and more!

Contact your supplier account executive for more information about the Supplier Integration Toolkit.

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Option 4 

 OPTION 4:

Send Us Your Product Info

Send us your 2016 product info and our content specialists will update your information for you. NOTE: If you need your information to be updated in real-time or an expedited basis, please choose one of the other options above.

To get started, view this article     

Which option is right for me?

Use the chart below to compare the four ways to update your catalog and decide which method is best for you!

FastTrack
SAGE Supplier Center
Integration Toolkit
Manual Catalog Entry
Method
Excel SAGE Supplier Center Software API Manual
Technical Skill
Low Low High None
Posting Time
Within 1 business day Real time Real time Varies
Best Used By
Suppliers with existing product listings All suppliers Suppliers with IT resources or frequent product updates Suppliers with
complimentary
listings
Best Used For
Updating existing
products
All updates All updates All updates
Advantage Membership Required
Yes Yes Yes No
Cost to Implement
None None Initial development costs on supplier's side (if any), then none None
Inventory Level
Capability
Yes Yes Yes No
Order Status Capability
No Yes Yes No
Verified by Supplier
Yes Yes Yes (automatic) No
FastTrack
Method: Excel
Technical Skill: Low
Posting Time: Within 1 business day
Best Used By: Suppliers with existing product listings
Best Used For: Updating existing products
Advantage Membership Required: Yes
Cost to Implement: None
Inventory Level Capability: Yes
Order Status Capability: No
Verified by Supplier: Yes
SAGE Supplier Center
Method: SAGE Supplier Center Software
Technical Skill: Low
Posting Time: Real Time
Best Used By: All suppliers
Best Used For: All updates
Advantage Membership Required: Yes
Cost to Implement: None
Inventory Level Capability: Yes
Order Status Capability: Yes
Verified by Supplier: Yes
Integration Toolkit
Method: API
Technical Skill: High
Posting Time: Real time
Best Used By: Suppliers with IT resources or frequent product updates
Best Used For: All updates
Advantage Membership Required: Yes
Cost to Implement: Initial development costs on supplier's side (if any), then none
Inventory Level Capability: Yes
Order Status Capability: Yes
Verified by Supplier: Yes(automatic)
Manual Catalog Entry
Method: Manual
Technical Skill: None
Posting Time: Varies
Best Used By: Suppliers with complimentary listings
Best Used For: All updates
Advantage Membership Required: No
Cost to Implement: None
Inventory Level Capability: No
Order Status Capability: No
Verified by Supplier: No