Back-End Manual: Provider
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“Products” – “Add Product”
Insert “Categories”, “Product name”
****Mustard Seed also include the location of item within product name*****
i.e. “Kellogg’s Muslix Apple Crisp (3D3&4A3)”
“General” – Insert “Minimum quantity” (“1” usually), “Maximum quantity”
***** Maximum quantity is determined by factors including the total number of agencies, the number of units available, best before date******
i.e. If there are 30 units available and 15 agencies, 30/15=2 units max.
It is better to underestimate than overestimate so every agency has a chance to get some and the ones who need more can always order again in the future.
“Inventory” – Check “Enable stock management at product level”, insert “Stock Quantity” (Total number of units available)
Insert “Product Short Description”, “Product Image” (Main picture of product: best representation of one unit) , and “Product Gallery” (Additional pictures – not mandatory)
“Product Short Description” must include:
- Brand and Details
- Details of Unit of Order
- Specific Diet
- Best Before Date
- Food Banks Canada’s Recommended Distribution After Best Before Date (Refer to http://www.bccdc.ca/resource-gallery/Documents/Educational%20Materials/EH/FPS/Food/FoodBanksCanadaGuidelinesforFoodShelfLife2013.pdf)
Peanut Butter Granola Bar
One unit = 4 boxes X 15 bars
Best Before: September 2015
Food Banks Canada Guideline for Distributing Food: up to one year past the best before date
To retrieve the order, under “WooCommerce” – “Orders” click the “Packing Slip” icon.
When order is completed, under “WooCommerce” – “Orders” click the check mark for the order to mark that it has been completed.