This chapter contains the following:
You can import items and item-related information using interface tables or Excel spreadsheets
This topic discusses importing items using interface tables to import the data into the production schema. You can also import trading partner items, item associations, customer items, and customer item cross references.
The following objects are available to import:
Supplier Site Organization Associations
Trading Partner Items
Item Manufacturer Part Numbers
Customer Item References
Item Manufacturer Part Number References
Competitor Item References
To import the objects using an interface table, follow these steps:
Insert the records in the interface table.
Associate the interface table to an item batch definition.
Access the Enterprise Storage Server and provide a process name (job definition) such as Import.
Indicate the item batch definition.
Submit to schedule the import.
You can also access this item batch definition for further modifications through the Manage Item Batches page.
The check data quality and import process will be performed based on the item batch options.