PIM Integration: Product names, images, descriptions and more are integrated with the Product Information Manager. Products managed in the back office automatically update on the ecommerce storefront.
Products, Services, and Charges: In addition to products themselves, define and manage services such as decoration or art services and charges such as rush charges or setup charges.
One Repository: Product details are managed in only one location and can be published out to presentations, quotes, orders, and ecommerce storefronts.
Matrix Products: Reduce the complexity of SKU management by representing dozens of products as varieties of one parent product, like size and color combinations of apparel.
Images: Product images are managed in one place, the back office, with different resolutions for different situations and are automatically published to presentations, quotes, orders, and ecommerce storefronts.
Categories and Groups: Items can be segmented by user defined Categories, Subcategories, and Groups for simplified searching, each with their own business rules.
Min-Max Quantities: Define and enforce minimum and maximum sales order quantities.
Overruns and Underruns: The system automatically enforces the business rules you define for handling overruns and underruns in manufacturing and procurement.
Pricing: An array of pricing tools includes pricing by customer, by quantity, and more to keep pricing accurate for each customer in each scenario.
Integrated Sourcing and Purchasing: Product management is fully integrated with inventory control and purchasing, with products designated as stocked in inventory or purchased on demand.
Inventory Availability: See the complete status of your inventory with real-time data for on-hand, on-order, and allocated inventory to know exactly how much inventory is available for sales.
Multiple Suppliers: Each product can be defined as available from multiple suppliers each with its own ID, cost, weights, units of measure, and lead times.
Replenishing and Required Inventory: You define reorder points that automatically trigger purchasing when quantities fall below the point.
Reporting: The system includes hundreds of detailed reports, including 64 inventory reports that can be filtered by date, customer and sales rep.
Catalog Creation: Products can be included in one or more catalogs, and catalogs can be assigned to one or more websites.
Precise Product Reference: Reference products by SKU, ISBN, UPC, UNSPCSC, Harmonized Code and and more for accurate record keeping and better communication with your customers.
Searchable Properties Want to reference products in more ways? User Defined Properties allow an almost limitless amount of additional information that can be searched and filtered to classify products.
Receive Customer Returns: Manage returns with integrated Return Merchandize Authorization, including returns back to the warehouse.
Units of Measure: Define how products are counted with units of measure, whether by weight, by the dozen, each by each, dimensions, or combinations as you define.
Product Availability: Perfect for limited time and promotional offers, use effective dates to represent when products become available and expiration dates to represent when they will be discontinued.
Pre-Orders: Conduct sales while the inventory is still on its way with integrated pre-order management. Use effective dates and expiration dates to define how long pre-ordering lasts.
Ecommerce Availability: Select which products to show on ecommerce storefronts, or limit a product to back-office availability only.
Consignment and Resale: Manage customer-owned inventory with Customer Resale Credit automatically calculated and tracked.
Royalties: Automatically track and calculate royalties for customers, vendors, or any third party.
Samples Management: Optionally designate sample products with their own unique pricing and shipping rules.
Sales Tax Management: Sales and purchase tax rates are enforced by products and categories to account for different tax rates for different types of items.
Shipping Estimates: Products weights and dimensions are integrated with shipping carrier systems to provide accurate shipping estimates that can be published on ecommerce storefronts.
Bills of Materials: Create kits, bundles, and decoration combinations by grouping products, services, and charges into a Bill of Materials.
Survey Configuration: Reduce the complexity of custom product configuration into a series of simple survey questions that your sales reps, or even end users, can answer to automatically configure products.
Essent is the leading provider of fully-integrated business management software solutions and services for process-intensive industries and the largest trading network for the promotional products industry. The Essent family of fully-integrated products and services combines best practices, business processes, software automation, and network communications to deliver unparalleled, unified business management solutions. Since 1980, Essent has offered the systems, service, software, and support critical to success in today's highly-competitive marketplace.