Customizable, Real-time eCommerce with a PIM, ERP, and Content Partners

No technology is having a greater impact on wholesale distribution than eCommerce.  Differentiating your company from the competition requires a system that is highly capable and fully implemented in your ERP software.

The new Inform eCommerce Pro is a fully customizable eCommerce platform using the leading Magento shopping cart system and Akeneo PIM (Product Information Manager) fully deployed with real-time data from Inform ERP. 

The platform provides exceptional SEO and content management, real-time customer-specific pricing, inventory, and ERP transaction inquiries.

unrivaled ERP performance & modern ecommerce

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Product Content Enhances Your Web Presence

Great product data includes detailed, rich and industry-specific information about the items in your product catalog and sets you apart from your competitors. eCommerce Pro includes a PIM that stores and organizes your content and distributes it to your web store and Inform ERP. Our recommended Content Providers supply rich, compelling content that integrates with the PIM, eliminating manual entry.

  • Deploy your eCommerce website faster
  • Deliver more accurate search results with attribute filtering
  • Improve the quality and consistency of product data across all channels
  • Establish one source for your product information

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The Most Powerful Sought-After Features

ERP Connected Content

  • Real-time ERP customer-pricing
  • ERP transaction inquiries
  • Reorder from sales history
  • Attribute filtering/searching
  • Online invoice payment (4th qtr)

PIM Connected Content

  • Multiple images
  • Multi-branch inventory
  • Quantity Break suggestions
  • Product ratings and reviews
  • Multiple saved product lists

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Site Connected Analytics

  • Frequent search & popular pages
  • Expired shopping cart notification
  • Who's been where on your site
  • Best practice dashboards
  • Easy-to-use report building tools

Expand Your Business Offering with B2C eCommerce

Use your website to grow your business, reach out for more revenue from new accounts

B2C sales are prepaid orders, often from new shoppers without an established account. Your eCommerce platform must automate sales tax and shipping charges. 

  • Preprocess shopping carts to validate against ERP order acceptance rules for quantity multiples, shippable product, and required buyer certification.
  • Identify and calculate sales tax. Store new sales tax jurisdictions and automate sales tax reporting
  • Shipping calculation by fixed rate, table rate, or package weight via FedEx, USPS, UPS gateway
  • Accept payment from customers using a selection of providers including Authorize.net, PayPal, Braintree Payment, and TSYS

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Content and Data Integration

Inform helps distributors solve product content challenges with the powerful Akeneo PIM (Product Information Manager). Build extraordinary content that elevates your eCommerce presence.

  • Enhance organic search engine results and create superior product experiences
  • Organize images, descriptions, search categories, specification sheets and more, from nearly every source
  • Use enriched content including images and spec sheets in ERP order entry, quoting, and documents
  • Import product data spreadsheets from manufacturers
  • eCommerce content partnership with providers like TradeService, Unilog, BLUE HAWK, Omni, AD, Essendant and more. Learn more about our content provider partnerships »

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Learn More About eCommerce Pro

Expand your distribution business online. Reach out to a DDI System eCommerce specialist to learn how Inform ERP with eCommerce Pro will transform your wholesale distribution business into a digital powerhouse.

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Site & Content
Management

  • Take advantage of the large community of Magento designers and developers to enhance the eCommerce Pro site template
  • Automatically generate a Google sitemap
  • Create search engine friendly URLs
  • Bundled and grouped products
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Customer Segmentation & Personalization

  • Merchandising
  • Abandoned shopping cart report
  • Best viewed products report
  • Best purchased products report
  • See products recently viewed and purchased by customers, their wishlist items, and more to deliver better customer service
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Product
Browsing

  • Elasticsearch - offer suggestions for customer misspellings and other search capabilities
  • Define unlimited product attributes
  • Product image zoom-in capability
  • Present product videos from YouTube or Vimeo
  • Set related products, upsell, and cross-sell recommendations

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