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 1   User Information.  In the upper left corner, information about the user is displayed within the boxed area. The User Name is in this box, a link to the user’s profile setup and the logout link.   

 2   Active Cart Summary.  The upper right corner displays a summary of the active shopping cart. Included is the cart name, the number of items in the cart, and the total dollar amount in the cart. Click this shortcut to go directly to the cart page where the draft requisition details can be reviewed and updated.

 3   Quick Search.  This feature allows a variety of searches to be executed from anywhere in the application. To use this feature, a search option must be selected and search criteria must be keyed in.

Clicking the    button executes the quick search and displays the results in the appropriate search results screen.

 4   Screen Title.  In the application header, just below the user information box, the title of the current screen displays.

 5   Navigation tabs.  Across the left side of the application are navigation tabs granted to individual users.  By hovering over the butt on your selection will expand to show the subtopics under the button selected.

home – takes the user to the homepage. The default homepage is the shopping page. See 1 to change homepage.  From the admin home screen, a wide variety of admin links are available for selection, including shortcuts to catalog management, user management, and field management.

shop – is used to manage your carts and orders. You may also go to advanced search, view favorites, view forms, non-catalog form, or place a quick order. In addition you can browse by suppliers, categories, contracts, or chemicals.

orders and documents – contains a repository of various documents within the application. Purchase requisitions, purchase orders, receipts, invoices, and fulfillment orders are all available for viewing, depending on the permissions granted and it allows the user to search for specific documents.

catalogs and contracts – allows the user to search for, manage, and view details of vendor contracts and manage consortium settings.

accounts payable – is used to view the accounts payable dashboard, search for and view invoices, and view early payment analysis and early payment discount details reports.

reporting – contains operational and site usage reports, purchases and spending reports, and allows the user to download report export and extract files.

site administration – contains the administration dashboard and allows users to search for other users, search for and create a new supplier, manage shopping settings, and view import and export results.

site configuration – contains hosted catalog and ordering configuration, site appearance and behavior, and user communication.

 6   Shop Search Options.  Use the quick search Shop to perform keyword searches on the KUPPS hosted catalogs.  The default search will search across Everything - all categories for which hosted catalogs are available.  To narrow the search, choose a specific category before entering a keyword.  For best results, enter at least four characters the keyword search.

 7   Quick Links.  These links also found within the Navigation tabs.  These links are put on the KUPPS homepage because they provide easy access to the most commonly used site features.  Go to links navigate to user favorites, forms, and quick order shopping.  The browse links navigate to Supplier search tool, categories of commodities and services, the contract search tool, and the chemical structure search tool.

 8   Online Help.  Online Help is accessed by clicking on the    icon found anywhere in the application. Text with associated Help is indicated by text that changes colors when mousing-over the text. Much of the text in the application can be selected and a secondary Help window displays.

 9   Catalog (Punch-out) Vendors.  These vendor links allows users to directly search and select products for purchase and return them to the shopping cart in KUPPS.  Note, a punch-out marked with a yellow triangle in a circle is currently running slowly.  A punch-out button marked with a      indicates the supplier site is not currently available.

 10   Hosted Catalog Vendors.  These buttons open catalogs within KUPPS for the applicable supplier.  Using the search navigation options, system users can locate and load items into the active KUPPS shopping cart.  

 11   Forms.  These buttons open forms used for purchases requiring specialized detail and/or approvals: 1. Non-Catalog Goods; 2. Non-Catalog Services; 3. Check Request.