"The recent benchmarks prove again that business trusts Essent to make integration work.”
-- Marco Pena, Business Development Manager for Essent
More and more, companies are using the Essent® OrderTrax® Network to integrate with their trading partners to exchange business information like Inventory, Product Data, Order Status, and POs. More than 5,000 trading partner connections have processed over 20 million transactions through OrderTrax using the PromoStandards protocol alone, cementing the network’s status as the most used and most trusted integration host in the promotional products industry and beyond.
OrderTrax additionally has processed billions of transactions using other public and proprietary protocols over the last 10 years.
Companies are viewing trading partner integration as vital for streamlining operations, enhancing customer service, and promoting rapid turnaround times in a marketplace of ever expanding customer expectations. More suppliers are exploring integration now in anticipation of efficiently handling higher order volumes as the economy recovers.
"Every day, more and more companies ask, ‘How are we going to implement integration?’ Essent is providing the answers. We’re establishing, securing and maintaining integrations for suppliers via OrderTrax. And we’re leading efforts for distributors in search of supplier integration partners. The recent benchmarks prove again that business trusts Essent to make integration work,” said Essent Business Development Manager Marco Pena.
"Essent represents the most efficient path to integration in the promotional products industry.”
-- John Glucksman, President of Quake City Caps
With integration via OrderTrax, information that was previously exchanged slowly and manually through phone calls and emails is exchanged instantaneously. Buyers receive information instantly, suppliers enjoy improved customer service and faster order processing, and transactions move forward as efficiently as possible.
"It was almost no time before we were integrated with one of our largest, most important distributor partners. We simply provided Essent the information, and the integration went live the next day. Essent represents the most efficient path to integration in the promotional products industry,” says John Glucksman, President of Quake City Caps, which has implemented six-and-counting integration endpoints with via OrderTrax.
"Essent knows integration inside and out.”
-- Steve Luisser, Vice President of Research for Essent
Information that can be integrated includes Inventory, Order Status, Order Shipment Notification, Media Content, Product Data, Product Compliance, Product Pricing and Configuration, Purchase Orders, and Invoices.
"Integration growth on the OrderTrax Network is exponential. With our deeply experienced, award-winning integration team, and mature, stable integration network, Essent knows integration inside and out, including for PromoStandards, where we co-author the standards as a founding member. Essent and OrderTrax represent the most efficient path to integration in the promotional products industry, which is why we’re seeing adoption grow so rapidly,” said Essent Vice President of Research Stephen Luisser.
Essent is an innovative provider of fully-integrated business management software solutions and services for process-intensive industries. Essent solutions combine flexible workflow management with innovative technologies that automate repetitive tasks and simplify business processes. Since 1981, Essent has offered the systems, service, software, and support critical to success in today's highly-competitive marketplace. Essent provides best-in-class solutions for business management, ecommerce, and integration.
OrderTrax is a mature, proven integration network that securely and accurately processes over 12 Million transactions representing over $3 Billion in commerce annually. Supporting ANSI X12, cXML, ePSA, PromoStandards, and other public and proprietary standards, OrderTrax allows companies to integrate using the standards of their choosing. Instead of implementing and maintaining a costly new integration for each trading partner, companies can integrate once through OrderTrax to become connected to many trading partners.