"In addition to improving customer service as a result of immediate answers, the integration endpoints allow Sunscope to focus more time and energy on moving orders forward."
-- Sunscope Chief Information Officer Vinay Arora
Supplier Sunscope, the 9th largest supplier in the promotional products industry, now can receive complete, accurate, electronic Purchase Orders ready for immediate processing – in addition to offering distributors real-time, around-the-clock visibility to critical business information to save time and make more efficient partnerships.
Essent® most recently implemented the Purchase Orders integration for Sunscope via the Essent OrderTrax® Network using PromoStandards. It allows Sunscope to automatically receive Purchase Orders from their distributor partners electronically so that orders can be processed faster with shorter lead times.
Sunscope previously made the Inventory, Order Status, and Order Shipment Notification endpoints available to distributor partners by integrating via the Essent OrderTrax Network and PromoStandards. These endpoints allow Sunscope to provide distributor partners the information they need automatically and in real-time, rather than slowly and manually through countless calls and emails.
"By integrating Inventory, Order Status, and Order Shipment Notification, Sunscope is automatically providing answers to the questions that buyers ask most frequently. By integrating Purchase Orders, Sunscope is receiving the information we need to process orders efficiently. In addition to improving customer service as a result of immediate answers, the integration endpoints allow Sunscope to focus more time and energy on moving orders forward,” Sunscope Chief Information Officer Vinay Arora said.
Sunscope is actively seeking to share the time-saving services with more distributors, who can contact Essent to get started.
Promotional products companies have used 5,000-plus trading partner connections on the OrderTrax Network to exchange business information with trading partners more than 20 million times.
Inventory, Order Status, Order Shipment Notification, Product Data, Media Content, Invoices, Purchase Orders, Product Pricing & Configuration and Product Compliance information can be shared via OrderTrax using PromoStandards.
Sunscope, the 9th largest supplier in the promotional products industry and a Top 15 supplier for more than a decade, is a manufacturer, importer and supplier to the industry since 1943. The Low Cost Leader in the Promotional Products Industry, Sunscope offers a complete line of high quality, state and federally compliant, innovative and exciting promotional with more than 2,000 SKU’s and more than 500+ patented or patent pending items.
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, RosettaNet, 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.
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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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.