How to Import Vendor List?

Imagine you have vendors data stored in another system and you want to import it in ProfitBooks. Let's see how you can import contacts like vendor’s list from a file easily.

Please follow below mentioned steps:

Login to ProfitBooks and go to Expenses -> Vendors

Click on ‘Import Vendors’ option available near ‘Add New Vendor’ button

Download the sample file. Please make adjustments according into your vendor file according to the format of downloaded sample file. Vendor name is mandatory. If billing address and shipping address are same then fill only billing address field

Click on ‘Browse’, select the file having vendor data and press ‘Import’ button

On next screen, you will see the status of import. Records marked as ‘Success’ are successfully imported into ProfitBooks

Click on ‘Correct Vendor’ button to correct records that have not been recorded due to some reason (See the list below)

You can come back and work on the uploaded file anytime by clicking on the file name on Import screen

Import process can fail to import certain records due to following reasons:
- Duplicate Records
- Type Mismatch (Ex: Invalid date or phone number format)
- Misplaced data (Ex: Date mentioned in Phone number column)

This way you can import your contacts in bulk into ProfitBooks easily with few clicks.

You can also read about:
How to create new Vendor?
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