Once you create the RFQ, and you want to source components from Line card suppliers then you can use the line card option. For Example- You are sourcing for part no. # GRM011R60G103KE01L, from Murata Electronics, then by using "Line Card" option you can able to see all the line card suppliers for Murata brand. Let's see how to use Line card option.
You can use Line Card option in two ways- 1) By using "Source" option. 2) By using "Auto-Assignment" Option. "Source" option will help you when you check suppliers for single MPN. and "Auto-Assignment" option will help you when you check suppliers for multiple MPNs, you can use both options as per your sourcing requirements.
1) Line Card Assignment by using "Source" option-
Step 1: Go to your RFQs list and click on RFQ created by you.
Step 2: Select the part number and click on the "Source" button.
Step 3: one window will open, Click on "Line Card" button.
Step 4: Now, you can see, all the line card suppliers for selected MPN has listed.
Step 5: Here you can select the suppliers and click on the "Assign" button.
Step 6: After clicking on "Assign" button, suppliers will be assigned for selected MPN.
2) Line card assignment by using "Auto-Assignment" option-
Step 1: When you want to check line card suppliers for multiple MPNs at a single time on a single window, then Auto-Assignment line card option is more helpful for you.
Step 2: Go to your RFQ list and click on RFQ created by you.
Step 3: select multiple MPNs and click on Auto-Assignment option.
Step 4: Select the option "Matches line card" given on Auto-Assignment window and click on "Assign" button.
Step 5: Clicking on Assign button will show you the list of line card suppliers for multiple MPNs on a single window.
Step 6: select the suppliers and click on "Submit Query" button.