In CONSIGNOR you can import contact lists from excel sheets - saved in .xls format.
Go to Contact List in CONSIGNOR, right click in the pane Contact List, either create a new list or choose Import Contact List..
If you want to create a new list, you will be asked for the name if the list and if it is stored Global on Location or on the specified Actor.
Choose the excel file.
To be able to import a contact list, CONSIGNOR needs to know what values are in each column, this is set in the ConsignorField column as shown in the picture below.
These fields are originally empty, click on them and you can either browse trough the drop down menu or type in the value.
When all the fields needed are mapped, you can press the button Start Import - when the progress bar is done, you need to refresh the window in CONSIGNOR to see your new list. Simply go out of Contact List and go back in.
Now you can create shipments by adding contacts in production on the button Browse or My contacts.
You can also activate the search bar if you want to search by customer number or name.
Right click on My Contacts or in the area "Start Production" and choose Search properties,
Check off the boxes Contact Number and Contact name.
Tip: choose "Search for: Contact containing searchkey" - this can expand your search if you don't know the exact name / customer number of your contact.