Updating Quotes with pricing and availability from your distributor integrations just got a whole lot easier. With the release of Distributor Pricing and Availability Updates, you can now instantly access live price/availability updates from your distributors (Ingram, TechData, etc.) when creating, editing or saving Quotes!

When you create, revise or save any Quote that includes Line Items from a distributor integration, you'll be able to confirm availability, see whether the price has been updated by the distributor, and find out if there's a lower price at another available distributor. This will help you manage your margins and ensure you can fulfill your orders :)

How it Works

When creating or revising a Pending or Draft Quote, we now show:

  1. The logo of each distributor on the Line Item if that Line Item was added from a distributor integration via ProductCloud:

  2. Occasionally, a red exclamation icon may show. Hovering over the tooltip will show one of the messages below:

    • The product is no longer available from that distributor

    • A better price is available from one of your other distributor integrations

    • A better price is available from the currently chosen distributor

    • The product is available from the distributor but the quantity on the Quote exceeds what is in stock with that distributor

When creating or revising a Pending or Draft Quote, you can now:

  • Click the distributor logo for any Line Items coming from your distributors to quickly select a different distributor in ProductCloud.

  • Click "Update via Product Cloud" from the Line Item menu for any Line Items coming from your distributors to quickly select a different distributor in ProductCloud:


Additional Note: If you're updating a Line Item via ProductCloud, the button shows "Update" instead of "Add to Quote"

Pro Tip: When you Save as Draft we also check each Line Item to verify pricing and availability from your distributors and then refresh the page. If you've been working on a Quote for a while, this is a great way to quickly check all Line Items on your Quote against your distributors before you Publish it and send it to your customer.

Happy Quoting!

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