You can configure lot incumbency for bidders on the Incumbency tab. You can configure incumbency online using Sourcing Optimizer, or offline using a downloaded template.
- Bidders overview - This area lists the bidder organizations and the number of lots each organization is the incumbent for. Click edit to configure lot incumbency for a bidder organization.
- Search area - Use the Enter search term… field to search for bidders.
- Upload area - In this area you can download the Bidder Configuration Excel template. After you set the incumbents, return to this area to upload the file to Sourcing Optimizer. This file is updated with any bidder configurations made in Sourcing Optimizer. You can download the file at any time for an up-to-date status report listing the bidder configuration details.