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Serco - E-Catalogue

Please see the below sections that suit your requirements when using Serco CMIS.


How to install the YPO catalogue into Serco

  1. Please enter your 6 digit premise code (account number) below to enable the download
  2. If the premise code was entered correctly, you should now have a 'Download' button above, click on that
  3. Click the 'Save as...' option
    Save As
  4. From the list of locations on the left, select 'Desktop' or the 'C Drive' and then click 'Save'
    Save to Desktop
  5. On your Desktop, Right Click the ‘’ file and choose ‘Extract All…’
    Extract All
  6. In the pop-up box, copy (Ctrl+C) the location the file will be extracted to, as you will need this shortly – it should look something like ‘C:\Users\USERNAME\Desktop\ypo_serco’ (where USERNAME is your name/login)
    Extract To
  7. Select ‘Accounts | Data | Creditors’
    If not already listed, add the YPO Supplier’s details and click on ‘New’
  8. With the YPO supplier highlighted:
    a. Click on the ‘Catalogue’ BUTTON
    b. Click on ‘Import’
    c. Select ‘Import text file’
  9. In the ‘Look in’ box locate the ‘ypo_serco’ folder from Step 6.
    a. Type sercofacility.txt in the ‘File name’ box and click on ‘Open’.
    The file will then be loaded and the list of the items in the catalogue will be displayed.
  10. Once you are satisfied that you wish to import all items on the screen, click on ‘OK’ to import the catalogue.
    a. If you wish to abandon the import at this stage, click on ‘Cancel’.
    b. If you proceed and click on ‘OK’, the catalogue will be imported
  11. The updated catalogue data should now import into Serco.
  12. Once your catalogue is updated, you can delete the file you downloaded.

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