DEAR Inventory + Magento

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Let Stock2Shop send product updates from DEAR Inventory to Magento (1.x or 2.x), as well as automatically raise online orders directly into your ERP and instruct your warehouse to fulfill the order. Here’s how we can help you streamline your workflow.

Sync product and inventory data

Sync product and inventory data from DEAR Inventory to Magento.

Near real time syncing

Our software continually monitors your DEAR Inventory database for changes in product information and sends these updates to Magento. So if your pricing or stock levels are adjusted on DEAR, it won’t be long before these changes reflect on your website.

Choose the data to sync

You get to decide which data fields are mapped from your DEAR Inventory database to fields and attributes within Magento. You can also choose whether a particular field is managed by DEAR, Stock2Shop or Magento.

Product information management (PIM)

Use Stock2Shop as a PIM to enrich product data not found in DEAR Inventory. You are able to make your products more presentable for online selling by adding images, long descriptions and other marketing material. This is particularly useful when sending product data to multiple online stores because you can manage your product enrichment in one place.

Run multiple online stores from one DEAR Inventory database

Once your product data has synced onto Stock2Shop and you have added product enrichment such as images and descriptions, opening data feeds to multiple Magento websites is easy.

Assign customers to various price tiers

You can create multiple customer groups on Magento and allocate each one to a different DEAR Inventory price list. This enables you to assign your customers to different pricing tiers (eg Gold, Silver and Bronze).

Sell B2C and B2B on one store

Magento’s ability to accommodate multiple pricing tiers (see above) means you can sell retail (B2C) and wholesale (B2B) on one website. To offer a customer preferential pricing, simply assign them to the relevant customer group.

Sync inventory from one or multiple warehouses on DEAR Inventory

You can choose which warehouse (or combination of warehouses) on DEAR Inventory updates your stock quantities on Magento.

Error management

If an update fails to process to your Magento website, an error will appear in your Stock2Shop console and you will be sent an email notification. The error will give an indication of what caused the update failure, and once you’ve rectified the issue, you can reset the update to try again.

Click here to view our DEAR Inventory feature set.

Sync product and inventory data
Automate raising orders

Automate raising orders

Orders received from Magento can be automatically created in DEAR Inventory as a sale, sale quote, sale order or sale invoice.

Custom notifications

Assign administrators in your business to receive notifications at various stages of the syncing process. You can also alert specific administrators of certain sync activity, eg the sales manager can receive notifications of successful orders and the IT manager can be notified of failed orders.

Create orders depending on state

You can decide whether all completed Magento orders are raised into DEAR Inventory, or only those that have a specific order state, eg “PROCESSING”.

Decide the type of sale documents created in DEAR Inventory

Sale documents in DEAR Inventory are processed in a specific sequence, starting with a sale and ending in a sale invoice. You can determine to what extent a document is processed in DEAR Inventory once a valid order is received from Magento. In other words, you may wish for Magento to create sale orders, leaving you to handle the processing of invoices manually, or you may prefer to automate the processing of the document all the way through to sale invoice.

Raise orders into the correct debtors account

Create a default account on DEAR Inventory into which all retail Magento orders will sync. For wholesale customers, you can ensure their orders flow into their dedicated DEAR account.

Customise order fields

You can map the data received on the Magento order to the relevant fields on the DEAR Inventory sale document.

Error management

If an order fails to process to DEAR Inventory, an error will appear in your Stock2Shop console and you will be sent an email notification. The error will give an indication of what caused the failure, and once you’ve rectified the issue, you can reset the order to try again.

Click here to view our DEAR Inventory feature set.

Raise fulfillments

Fulfill your orders with one of our logistics partners or directly in your WMS (warehouse management system).

Automate fulfillments

Have a totally automated solution, from placing an online order to dispatching for delivery. Once a Magento order has successfully been raised into DEAR Inventory, Stock2Shop can send an automatic outbound notification to your third party logistics (3PL) partner so they can pick, pack and deliver.

If your WMS or fulfillment partner supports delivery notifications, they will return fulfillment data to Stock2Shop (waybill / tracking number / tracking link). The Magento order will then be updated with this information and the order’s state is changed to “Complete”. Your customers can then easily track the progress of their order.

Sync stock levels

If your WMS or fulfillment partner supports stock feeds, Stock2Shop can automate the updating of stock levels directly on Magento.

Click here to view our DEAR Inventory feature set.

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