Setting a manufacturer to Preferred Status promotes that manufacturer in your catalogue, and indicates their preference to other users.
Select Mfr Setup at the bottom of your CaterQuotes screen.
Search for the manufacturer by typing their name into the Search Bar, or by using the scroll bar to search for that manufacturer.
Select the desired mfr from the list.
From the right hand Details Panel - Scroll down till you see the Discounts and Markup section.
Click on the Mfr Status drop down and select your desired status.
If you have selected Prefered/Buying Group you will notice the mfr is highlighted in the mfr list and that there is now two stars next to its name.
Click to Save Changes - top left of your screen.
Click on the link below to see a Screen Shot
You can show a list of your Preferred Mfr's by choosing from the All Mfrs menu.
Note; You will need to have admin privileges to set a manufacturer as preferred