Changing a Vendor Name

This procedure is used when you wish to change the name of an existing Vendor.  The Vendor Name Change process can be used to perform two types of operations.  The process can be used to change an existing vendor name, or it may be used to consolidate or combine the history of two vendors that are actually one and the same company.    Each of these methods are described in the following sections.

A special process is used to change vendor names because much of the history that is attached to each vendor record is tied to the record by the vendor company name. 


Changing the vendor name

Consolidating vendor names