Friday, 15 October 2021 13:01

Shopify launches ERP program for e-commerce businesses

By

Commerce platform Shopify launches its first ERP program in partnership with Microsoft and Oracle to offer tools and insights required to easily manage and readjust the operations of retail and e-commerce businesses.

The Shopify Global ERP Program allows select ERP partners to build direct integrations into the Shopify App Store. For the first time, Shopify partners with ERP providers Microsoft, Oracle NetSuite, Infor, Acumatica, and Brightpearl.

Shopify says more than 10,000 merchants globally use Shopify Plus to manage their volume and complexity including Allbirds, Wine Central, elph ceramics, MAAP, and The Sheet Society.

With Shopify’s Global ERP Program they will now have access to a centralised system that connects their commerce platform to key business data like financials and inventory so they can optimise operations and processes. 

“Our first Global ERP Program is available to Shopify merchants across APAC and is testament to our ongoing investment in the region to empower our local merchants with more control and visibility by integrating their commerce and business operations,” says Shopify managing director APAC Shaun Broughton.

“Shopify’s integration with ERP providers give merchants, especially those running multiple stores across different geographies, sub-brands, and audiences, the power to manage their business operations directly in their Shopify stores,” Broughton adds.

Through the Global ERP Program, merchants can now access a suite of certified apps directly integrated with Shopify without needing to rely on third-party implementations.

As an extension of the Shopify Plus Certified App Partner Program, the Global ERP Program supports owners in building their apps while also ensuring that that the apps meet a high standard of performance and user experience.

By activating apps through the Global ERP Program, merchants unlock:

Connections between workflows, leading to data-informed decision-making. Apps within the Global ERP Program connect directly to merchants’ ERP accounts, while importing and exporting data back to Shopify. By integrating their ERP systems with their commerce operations, merchants get data on their inventory, products, orders, and customer information. This is vital when making critical decisions for their businesses and providing their customers with positive commerce experiences.

The power to control their data. By installing apps that are certified and recognised by the Global ERP Program, merchants can ensure proprietary data will flow between their Shopify admin and their ERP without the need to connect with a third-party.

The ability to save time and money. By integrating with certified ERP partners, merchants can avoid the process of managing customised implementations. With less applications needed to run their businesses, merchants can introduce more automation, making their operations more efficient. 

“Joining forces with Shopify to integrate Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central will help more merchants deliver great experiences to their customers by seamlessly linking commerce and ERP,” says Microsoft corporate vice president business applications and platform Charles Lamanna. “Innovation begins with data-fueled insights and more connected operations will help merchants take the industry into the future.”

“Integrating your Shopify stores with your ERP system is an essential step for any global brand that is looking to scale rapidly or extend international reach. Besides helping to streamline operations, automate processes and reduce unnecessary costs, such deep integration and access to real-time data gives us greater control and insight by allowing us to quickly adapt our strategy to cater to buyers' requirements,” attests True Protein chief financial officer Lachie Cornwell.

Merchants can connect their ERP solutions for Oracle NetSuite, Infor, Acumatica, and Brightpearl to their Shopify stores here. The new Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central integration will be available in early 2022.

 


Please join our community here and become a VIP.

Subscribe to ITWIRE UPDATE Newsletter here
JOIN our iTWireTV our YouTube Community here
BACK TO LATEST NEWS here

PROMOTE YOUR WEBINAR ON ITWIRE

It's all about Webinars.

Marketing budgets are now focused on Webinars combined with Lead Generation.

If you wish to promote a Webinar we recommend at least a 3 to 4 week campaign prior to your event.

The iTWire campaign will include extensive adverts on our News Site itwire.com and prominent Newsletter promotion https://itwire.com/itwire-update.html and Promotional News & Editorial. Plus a video interview of the key speaker on iTWire TV https://www.youtube.com/c/iTWireTV/videos which will be used in Promotional Posts on the iTWire Home Page.

Now we are coming out of Lockdown iTWire will be focussed to assisting with your webinatrs and campaigns and assassistance via part payments and extended terms, a Webinar Business Booster Pack and other supportive programs. We can also create your adverts and written content plus coordinate your video interview.

We look forward to discussing your campaign goals with you. Please click the button below.

MORE INFO HERE!

INTRODUCING ITWIRE TV

iTWire TV offers a unique value to the Tech Sector by providing a range of video interviews, news, views and reviews, and also provides the opportunity for vendors to promote your company and your marketing messages.

We work with you to develop the message and conduct the interview or product review in a safe and collaborative way. Unlike other Tech YouTube channels, we create a story around your message and post that on the homepage of ITWire, linking to your message.

In addition, your interview post message can be displayed in up to 7 different post displays on our the iTWire.com site to drive traffic and readers to your video content and downloads. This can be a significant Lead Generation opportunity for your business.

We also provide 3 videos in one recording/sitting if you require so that you have a series of videos to promote to your customers. Your sales team can add your emails to sales collateral and to the footer of their sales and marketing emails.

See the latest in Tech News, Views, Interviews, Reviews, Product Promos and Events. Plus funny videos from our readers and customers.

SEE WHAT'S ON ITWIRE TV NOW!

BACK TO HOME PAGE
Kenn Anthony Mendoza

Kenn Anthony Mendoza is the newest member of the iTWire team. Kenn is also a contributing writer for South China Morning Post Style, and has written stories on Korean entertainment, Asian and European royalty, Millionaires and Billionaires, and LGBTQIA+ issues. He has been published in Philippine newspapers, magazines, and online sites: Tatler PhilippinesManila BulletinCNN Philippines LifePhilippine StarManila Times, and The Daily Tribune. Kenn now covers all aspects of technology news for iTWire.com.

Share News tips for the iTWire Journalists? Your tip will be anonymous

WEBINARS ONLINE & ON-DEMAND

GUEST ARTICLES

VENDOR NEWS

Guest Opinion

Guest Interviews

Guest Reviews

Guest Research

Guest Research & Case Studies

Channel News

Comments