Integrated B2B

B2B Sales Portal Solutions

Empower your customers to place orders directly into your cloud ERP system

Provide your customers with a branded B2B portal they can log into and place orders in wherever they are. Eliminate the double-handling of order data in traditional ordering channels such as phone and email.

cin7

Cin7 comes bundled with a B2B portal deployable to your customers. Your customers will see all of their own pricing, and will be able to place orders directly into Cin7 at the click of a button.

unleashed

Unleashed comes with a complete B2B solution allowing you to customise your portal to match your brand message. Your customers will be able to place their own orders directly into Unleashed.

dear

DEAR offers a B2B portal as part of their wider solution stack. Get your customers up and running in a customised B2B portal that they can log into and place orders in at whim.

tradegecko

TradeGecko (QuickBooks Commerce) offers an optional B2B portal that can be customised to match your branding. Allow your customers to place their own wholesale orders right into your system.

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Inventory Forecasting

Inventory forecasting

Minimise stock-outs and supercharge cash-flow with intelligent forecasting

Take the guess-work out of purchasing with purpose-built inventory forecasting platforms designed to help you achieve optimal efficiency. Gain a deeper understanding of your supply chain and know exactly when to place your next order while maintaining the balance of minimising stock-outs and avoiding overstock.

Order planning

Plan for large customer orders independent of your forecast to ensure you have enough stock to meet demand across all channels.

Maximise cash-flow

Structure your purchasing to sell through all of your stock before your supplier invoice falls due to maximise cash-flow.

Warehouse

Facilitate purchasing independently by warehouse, 3PL or retail location to ensure stock is where it needs to be.

Transfers

Handle replenishment transfers to any location in your business with ease to ensure you don't get caught short.

Combined purchasing

View demand by warehouse/location, or aggregate demand from all locations to get a full view of what needs to be purchased.

Identify dead stock

Powerful tools to identify slow moving products to put on promotion, and clear shelf space for better performing products.

Intuitive planning

Understand your demand for finished goods across different sales channels to plan for production.

Procurement

Use the same powerful forecasting to plan your procurement of raw materials to fulfil planned production jobs.

Calendar

Visualise your entire supply chain on a calendar, and never miss a purchase order or production job again.

inventory-planner

Tool to optimise stock across multiple warehouses, retail locations, 3PLs and more. Save time by automating your reorder process, and compute the sales forecast for thousands of products in minutes. Create purchase orders in a single click.

Easily see how much you need to order, so that you don't get caught short or accidentally order too much. Intelligent tools to help you plan, optimise and forecast demand to keep your supply chain ticking. Save up to 40% of your working capital.

Supply chain planning software for enterprise built to scale your business. Build an accurate forecast of demand and sales. Match supply to demand, build your sales plan and generate higher profits. Align inventory with customers' demand.

Achieve a lean supply chain through employing technology

Whether you are a wholesaler/distributor, a retailer or a manufacturer, having an efficient supply chain is the lifeblood of your business. Striking a balance between being able to fill sales from your customers and not tying up too much cash into slow-moving products is vital to your survival. Do away with inefficient Excel spreadsheets, and instead employ software integrated with your cloud ERP.

Using a combination of your present stock levels, sell-through rate, supplier lead time and days of stock, you are able to generate an accurate forecast. This inventory forecast can in turn then be used to generate purchase orders at the click of a button. Keep your finger on the pulse of your inventory across locations, and put slow-moving products on promotion to clear shelf space.

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Powerful operational systems to complement inventory forecasting

Having an effective cloud ERP solution tailored to your business is essential for inventory forecasting, as it relies on good quality sales, stock and product data. There are a variety of systems out there designed to fit specific use-cases, and will greatly decrease the time investment to forecast stock.

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Point of Sale

Integrated Point of Sale Systems

Integrated point-of-sale solutions designed to help you deliver an unparalleled customer experience

Provide your retail stores with the ability to provide customers timely information on stock across locations with integrated point of sale (POS) systems. Make shopping with you more convenient for customers by offering online pick-up from any store, manage returns/exchanges, and easily raise/redeem store credits and gift vouchers.

Convenience

View stock in other stores or warehouses to point the customer in the right location, or even request a transfer.

Online pick-up

Offer your customers the option to order online and pick-up in store when the time is right for them.

Loyalty

Reward your customers for shopping with you by enabling automatic loyalty/reward schemes to keep them coming back.

In-store reporting

Easily view reports on each store's performance right down to the individual sales rep, right from within your POS.

Live stock

Manage stock in-store within the POS by requesting transfers, placing purchase orders and checking live levels.

Integration

Readily integrate your back-end system with your retail stores for ultimate oversight over your business.

Pop-up stores

Plan and execute pop-up stores with ease and record all sales and stock movements from within your POS.

Integrated payments

Connect payment terminals with your POS to eliminate human-error at checkout, and print receipts for customers.

Returns/exchanges

Deliver on your policies and offer customers returns/exchanges. Sync all sales data across POS systems for service.

cin7

Cin7 comes bundled with a POS that is deeply integrated with the back-end inventory system. Cin7 POS provides all of the functionality you would come to expect including gift vouchers and automated loyalty. Cin7 POS also offers in-store online pickup.

An easy to use cloud based point-of-sale solution that nicely integrates into inventory management systems to provide up-to-date stock information in store. Vend POS provides an intuitive interface with a minimal learning curve.

shopify

Shopify POS is offered as an extension to the Shopify e-Commerce platform and offers an intuitive user experience. Shopify POS integrates with any system that already connects with Shopify, so it is possible to sync orders with ease.

Pair your POS solution with robust integrated inventory systems

Inventory management is at the heart of any retailer, which is why it is important to have the right solution powering your business. Supercharge your POS by integrating into an inventory system, and deliver a world-class customer experience.

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Custom Integration & Automation

Custom Automation

Facing process bottle-necks in your system stack?

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Go beyond your software stack to eliminate process inefficiencies

Cloud computing opens up vast opportunities for automating time-consuming tasks through REST APIs. Eliminate mundane activities specific to your business with bespoke automation workflows, and regain labour hours for higher value tasks.

Order routing

Route e-Commerce orders at scale based on custom business logic. Split orders based on products, stock levels, BOM component stock and more.

Module automation

Alleviate in-system bottlenecks by automating specific transactions based on custom logic related to production, sales or purchasing.

Dropship automation

Manage stock levels from multiple suppliers and automate the process of purchasing on the back of customer sales orders.

Bespoke documents

Tailored document templates of any transaction type that match your brand vision and contain custom layouts. Extend what your system offers.

3PL and EDI

Automate business relationships between customers, suppliers and third party logistics providers. Eliminate costly human error and double data entry.

Custom integration

Are you using a system that does not natively integrate with your software stack? Build a custom integration and cut out double handling of data.

Custom Automation

Have a specific use-case for custom automation? Get in touch with us to see how we can help.

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Forecasting & Business Intelligence

Forecasting & Business Intelligence

Leverage your business data to derive actionable insights

Use business intelligence to combine data generated daily, and pull it all together to form tailored dashboards and reports. Make better business decisions with tools to help you visualise your data to gather insights.

Scenario Planning

Predict future business performance based on scenarios through analysis of income statement, position statement, current conditions, past trends of the financial, future internal and external environmental conditions.

Financial Analysis

Allow stakeholders gaze into their team's productivity, top-performing products, income generated from a particular function and many more perspectives. Immediately find the cause of sudden financial declines and fix the issues.

Inventory Forecasting

Visualise your inventory operation and maximise cashflow through intelligent order planning. Identify and eliminate dead-stock to clear shelf space for your high volume products, while keeping enough on hand to fulfil demand.

Know your Customers

Use business intelligence to consolidate information across your marketing, CRM and cloud ERP to understand exactly what sales/marketing activity lead to revenue. Use insights gained to improve your marketing and sales process.

Process Optimisation

Gain deeper insights into the inner workings of your business processes and measure against KPIs. Spot inefficiencies and determine the root cause, uncover opportunities for operational improvement and make a positive impact.

Marketing Analysis

Based on aggregate analysis of customer behaviour, businesses can create and measure individual campaigns and measure the real ROI. Being able to see and track real-time data means marketing can optimise marketing campaigns.

phocas

Enterprise level data analytics and business intelligence for wholesalers and distributors. Visualisations, KPIs and metrics to make your data accessible and useful.

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zoho-analytics

Self-service business intelligence solution with out-of-box integrations with many cloud apps you already use. Build beautiful dashboards and reports to bring your data to life.

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Turn data into opportunity with Microsoft Power BI data visualisation tools. Drive better business decisions by analysing your enterprise data for insights.

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Business Intelligence

Consolidate data across many sources

Inventory Forecasting

Minimise stock-outs and supercharge cash-flow

inventory-planner

Tool to optimise stock across multiple warehouses, retail locations, 3PLs and more. Save time by automating your reorder process, and compute the sales forecast for thousands of products in minutes. Create purchase orders in a single click.

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Easily see how much you need to order, so that you don't get caught short or accidentally order too much. Intelligent tools to help you plan, optimise and forecast demand to keep your supply chain ticking. Save up to 40% of your working capital.

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Supply chain planning software for enterprise built to scale your business. Build an accurate forecast of demand and sales. Match supply to demand, build your sales plan and generate higher profits. Align inventory with customers' demand.

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Good data starts with an effective back-office solution

Serving as the life-blood of your business, a cloud ERP solution is integral to your success. Having all of your back-office systems in order is essential for forecasting & business intelligence, as a majority of your data is likely to come from here.

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Sales & CRM

Tools of the trade for the connected B2B sales rep

Empower your sales force with the tools and insights to close more deals faster. From integrated apps designed for order entry on the road, to fully bespoke CRM and pipeline/opportunity management systems. Give your reps the visibility to see what customers are engaged, and which ones might need a visit.

unleashed

Unleashed comes bundled with a purpose-built order entry mobile app. With the ability to view products, pricing and customers, they can have all information at their fingertips to make decisions. Give your reps the ability to input an order wherever they are.

Zoho CRM is a fully featured CRM and pipeline management system that can be extensively customised to fit your sales process. We have developed integrations into the various cloud ERP solutions we work with to feed in product, sales, stock and account data.

Prospect CRM touts itself as the stock-aware CRM integrating with Unleashed. A step up from contact management systems, Prospect will sync your contacts, product data and stock allowing your reps insight into their territory.

Give your reps the tools they need to win more deals

An effective CRM solution is the key to success in the B2B sales game. A properly configured CRM system is built around your business and it’s sales process, and offers reps the tools to manage their opportunity pipeline at scale. A CRM system allows reps to fully map out their accounts, as well as documenting their interactions with each contact within the organisation.

Integrating your CRM solution to your inventory system takes it to a new level. Making your CRM solution stock-aware allows reps to visualise their territory and the activity within it. Being able to easily identify customers that are dropping off means reps can act quickly to market-forces and add value to their accounts to bring them back on board.

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Optimise and supercharge your sales process with business intelligence

Consolidating all of the data from your CRM and other systems allows you to visualise your sales process to find areas for improvement. Answering questions such as how many advertising touches did it take for each customer to buy and what kind of sales interactions led them to buy will allow you to refine your process to close more deals.

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Robust inventory control to serve as the engine for your sales team

Having an robust inventory system in place allows sales reps to deliver a world-class customer experience. Integrating inventory with CRM gives sales reps the full picture of products, pricing and stock levels to allow them to make decisions on their feet.

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Our range of services include systems review and selection, digital transformation strategies, complex data migration, implementation, project management, integration and support. We’re here to help you get the most out of your software investment.

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E-Commerce Management

E-Commerce solutions for the savvy omni-channel business

Expand your market-reach globally by increasing your online presence. Integrated solutions for all major e-Commerce platforms and marketplaces allow you to easily scale your online business.

shopify

Wonderfully elegant and easy to use, Shopify gives you the flexibility to setup an online store and manage it yourself. Sell your products through multiple channels while maintaining accurate stock levels with inventory integration.

magento

No other Ecommerce platform gives you the power to create unique, limitless, and engaging shopping experience. Enjoy rich, out-of-the-box features, an unlimited ability to customize, and seamless third-party integrations.

woocommerce

Opensource, customisable Ecommerce platform for online retailers around the world. Built on WordPress, the software which runs 26% of the web, WooCommerce allows you to sell any product, any time.

amazon

E-commerce platform owned and operated by Amazon that enables third-party sellers to access Amazon's enormous customer base and sell products at a fixed-price alongside Amazon's regular offerings.

Another marketplace similar to Amazon that is quite popular in the North American markets. eBay allows you to list your own third party products in their marketplace, and integrated into your cloud ERP you are able to fulfil these.

Kick-start your e-Commerce journey with robust inventory management

Inventory management is at the heart of any e-Commerce business. Integrate your e-Commerce channels into a robust inventory solution to deliver a world-class customer experience.

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Dispatch/Fulfilment

Dispatch & Fulfilment

Clever dispatch and fulfilment solutions designed to help you move stock out the door faster

Bring accuracy into your dispatch operation by introducing bin locations, barcoding and integrated freight. Solutions to help you pick orders in bulk, per the layout of your warehouse will allow you to move stock out of the warehouse faster and without error.

cin7

Cin7 comes bundled with Pick'n'Pack and WMS solutions designed to help you label products and scan them into orders. Pick in order of bin location with static and dynamic bins to increase picking speed.

unleashed

Unleashed provides barcoding solutions to aide in receiving stock on purchase orders, dispatch on sales orders and stocktaking. Decrease dispatch errors with barcoding to ensure the customer receives the right product.

dear

DEAR offers the ability to pick and pack orders, receive purchase orders and count stock through the use of a barcode scanner. Manage bin locations to ensure smooth picking.

starshipit

Integrate with all the major courier providers including TOLL, Australia Post, DHL, StarTrack and TNT. Automatically populate address and delivery details to print labels and send customer confirmation emails with the tracking code.

gosweetspot

Courier aggregator with an array of domestic and international shipping services. Tightly integrated into an ERP or e-commerce website, GoSweetSpot will generate shipping labels and send tracking details to customers.

Deliver a world-class customer experience with connected apps

It is important to deliver a positive customer experience and to keep them informed throughout the buying journey. Your central order system acts as the driver, receiving orders from all different sales channels and then consolidating them into a single view for your warehouse. The job of the warehouse is to pick, pack and ship orders in an accurate and timely manner.

Employing the use of barcode scanners allows your warehouse to pick orders faster and more accurately ensuring the right product ends up in the right shipment. Upon picking and packing, your shipping system will receive the shipment details and generate shipping labels. This shipment information is in turn sent back to your customer, keeping them informed.

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Accurate and timely dispatch starts with the inventory engine

Having the right inventory solution is key to effective dispatch & fulfilment, in turn leading to a world-class customer experience. Solutions designed to help you manage your warehouse through static and dynamic bins, picking order, bulk or individual picking.

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Our range of services include systems review and selection, digital transformation strategies, complex data migration, implementation, project management, integration and support. We’re here to help you get the most out of your software investment.

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Inventory Management

Intelligent inventory management

Cloud ERP platforms to help you scale your product business

Consolidate the many facets of your product business into a cloud ERP solution that fits your needs now and as you scale. Build the framework to easily sell into new markets, and provide a full over-arching view of your business performance.

e-Commerce

Integrate all of your e-Commerce and marketplace platforms into a unified source of truth. Manage everything from customers, orders, products and stock centrally.

Accounting/finance

Plug your inventory business into cloud-based accounting packages like Xero or QuickBooks Online and automatically sort transactions into their respective GL accounts/tracking categories.

CRM

Provide your B2B sales team with the tools and rich data they need to close deals faster. Feed across information to provide reps insight into how their customers are interacting with the business.

Streamline purchasing

Gain a deeper understanding of your margins by tracking landed costs such as freight, duty and other fees to ensure you are profitable across your entire product range.

Real-time stock levels

Get up-to-the-minute insight into your stock levels across retail locations, e-commerce channels, warehouses and 3PL locations to ensure you have stock where it needs to be.

Maintain accuracy

Readily perform stocktakes and cycle counts to maintain stock accuracy, and easily report on stock variances to find problems in your operational processes and identify retail shrinkage.

Centralised product list

Maintain a centralised product database across your POS, wholesale portal and e-Commerce stores to minimise double data entry and ensure accurate listings.

Review pricing strategy

With up-to-the-minute margin information, easily review pricing across all channels. With a centralised product list, all pricing changes take effect across your business.

Complex products

Tools to manage any variants such as colour and size, down to tracking batches and serial numbers. Your cloud ERP solution takes the guesswork out of product management.

Customer management

Keep a record of your customers to track every time they buy, and group them based on type for reporting purposes.

Supplier management

Store all of your supplier data in a centralised database to perform reporting. Ensure each order is accounted for.

Contract pricing

Handle custom pricing structures for individual customers with ease using advanced promotional matrixes.

cin7

Enterprise level inventory control with in-built POS, B2B, 3PL and EDI. Perfect for omni-channel suppliers & multi-store retailers. Pick, pack and dispatch, integrate with couriers, create complex sales promotions & automatically replenish stores.

An all-in-one cloud based ERP system, built for mid-size businesses and managing all business units from sales to warehouse and finance. MYOB Advanced is flexible, scalable and can facilitate the more complex business requirements.

unleashed

With a powerful production module Unleashed is good fit for food and beverage producers, light manufacturers, importers and distributors. Manage the cost of production and view inventory in real time while easily viewing your product margins.

dear

Affordable centralised inventory, POS and B2B sales software to manage all your commerce channels. Track production costs and make more informed purchasing decisions. Split and drop ship channel orders for greater shipping flexibility.

tradegecko

Specialised inventory management for e-commerce. Closely integrated with Shopify, WooCommerce, Magento and Amazon providing strong visibility across all channels. Built in B2B Portal to help scale up your wholesale channel.

Fitting the right system to your business

The first step to take before embarking on the implementation of an inventory solution is to clearly define the rationale behind this decision. Things you should consider will relate to your current system and whether it can foster your business needs now and into the future. You should also consider your processes within your current system and whether they support your staff.

Given that most inventory solutions will handle core business processes well, the key to selection lies at the fringes – these are the functions specific to your industry or business. Keep in mind that you’re not looking for the product with the most impressive features, you are looking for a system that provides a solution to your requirements. We can provide this unbiased view on the options available.

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