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Style development and sample approvals usually lead to endless back-and-forth emails between designers and manufacturers. Communicating this way takes a lot of time and effort to settle problems and disputes. To make this communication smarter and effective, Techpacker takes a step further by supporting SHARE feature.
They're two options for how you want to share techpacks with your manufacturers-
Option 1: Share realtime techpacks with manufacturers.
NOTE: Manufacturers will have access on Techpacker to view, comment, and print PDF's of only techpacks shared through Techpack Settings.
On "Techpack Settings" page, there is a tab called "Sharing". By entering your manufacturer's email under "Invite manufacturers", they can access all information and respond accordingly. You can also add a personal note.Don't forget to "ADD TO LIST" after each manufacturer's email. Once added, your manufacturers will receive an email to setup an account (if they don't have one already) OR login to access the shared techpacks.
NOTE: Your manufacturers can only see the techpacks that you share with them.
Option 2: Send a Techpack as a PDF attachment.
Open the techpack that you would like to generate a PDF, and click on DOC VIEW button to preview the PDF.
Now you can use the fast download button to download the most updated techpack. (You can also modify the layout of the techpack before downloading, learn more here)
Can Manufacturers Make Changes on the Shared Techpacks?
For Manufacturers: How to find a shared techpacks and print the latest version?
Techpacks can only be edited by the owner of the techpack. Collaborators, such as manufacturers can only View & Print PDF.
Once you (as manufacturer) receive an email notification that a 'New techpack is shared', you'll have to first signup for a FREE manufacturer account by visiting Techpacker.com and signup.
After Signing-up and verifying your account, follow the below steps:
Step 1: Switch to manufacturer's view by opening the side menu and select 'My Profile and Org Settings'
Step 2: From the tabs above, pick Org Settings
Step 3: From the Drop Down, switch to Manufacturer
Step 4: You successfully switched to manufacturer view and you'll see folders. Each folder represents a company that has shared Techpacks with you. Simply click on the folder to check the techpacks that are shared with you.
So now you've learned how to communicate with your designers and manufacturers. Let's start the smartest communication you will EVER experience on Techpacker.