The Book Company Providing Distributors Time-Saving Services With Essent OrderTrax Integration

Supplier The Book Company is now offering distributors real-time, around-the-clock visibility to Order Status and Inventory to save time and make more efficient partnerships.

"Integration through the OrderTrax Network enhances our primary business, which is serving our valuable distributor partners."

Essent® implemented the integration for The Book Company via the Essent OrderTrax® Network using PromoStandards. Distributors integrated with The Book Company now can look up complete, accurate, real-time Order Status and Inventory at any time.

The advantage of integration is that the information needed to move transactions forward can be shared automatically and in real-time, rather than slowly and manually through countless calls and emails.

"Integration through the OrderTrax Network enhances our primary business, which is serving our valuable distributor partners. By providing distributors instant access to the types of information they most often want to know, integration allows The Book Company to keep distributors automatically up-to-date while we move orders forward as efficiently as possible,” The Book Company Owner and President Doug Greenhut said.

The Book Company is actively seeking to share the time-saving service with more distributors, who can contact Essent to get started.

Other information types, or endpoints, that can be integrated in addition to Order Status and Inventory are: Order Shipment Notification, Product Data, Media Content, Invoices, Purchase Orders, and Product Pricing & Configuration.

About The Book Company
The Book Company is the leading supplier of published books and journals in the promotional products industry. The Book Company offers wholesale pricing and unique customization options for more than 3 million currently published books from more than 100 leading publishing houses. Their exclusive stock journal collections are available for customization at a 25-piece minimum. The company also designs and produces custom journals, both domestically and globally, that are available from 200-1,000 minimums respectively.

For more information about The Book Company, visit their website at

About Essent
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.

About OrderTrax
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.

About PromoStandards
PromoStandards is a group of distributors, suppliers, and service providers dedicated to improving supply chain efficiency in the promotional products industry. The group, including Essent, a Founding Member, defines and writes integration standards that allow distributors and suppliers to integrate for more efficient transactions and a more efficient supply chain.

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