Benefits of Integration
- Reduction in phone calls, manual data entry and typing/reading emails
- Eliminates transposing of data and keying errors
- Real time inventory checking, product data, order placement and order status/shipment notification
- Improved and targeted communication
Types of Integration
FTP/API - Product data, availability, purchase order, order status, shipment notification and invoice details exchanged through flat files and/or alphabroder web services that provide real time statuses. FTP options include using your server or our server with a secure login.
Promo Standards - Industry leading open standards that enable participants to improve customer experience, reduce transactional friction and effectively execute digital strategies through standardized web services.
X12 EDI - US standards-based EDI - documents supported include 850 (purchase order), 855 (purchase order acknowledgement), 856 (advanced shipment notice), 810 (invoice) and 997 (functional acknowledgement).
Looking for a pre-built solution?
Below are a few companies that have platform integrations with alphabroder.
|eXtendTech / Net Suite
Looking for a custom solution?
Below are a few companies that have partnered with alphabroder to provide our customers with custom integrations.
|Essent / OrderTrax
|WebServicePros / PromoLink
Looking for Product Information?
We have several different files available that contain product details. These files are available for download from our website: Product Data.
The three most widely used files:AllDBInfo:
Prod (product) – Item level details – including catalog page number, color & size group codes, hex code, case quantities, product weight, image names, and more.
PRC (price) – contains regular pricing at the item level.
Both files can be linked by alphabroder item number or GTIN.Items:
This file contains regular price information, product weight, case pack information, item and style description, PMS codes, launch date and more. The domain and image references are also available so that image urls can be constructed.Styles:
This file contains style level information, including description and features presented on our website. It includes the mill name, item count (how many colors and sizes), and category, as well as domain and image names to provide data needed to build image urls.
All files can be linked by the alphabroder item number.
We now offer two guides: our historical general guide and now offering our Promo Standards guide. Please click on one or both of the following for more information.
We look forward to partnering with you. Please feel free to reach out to an integration specialist at [email protected] with any questions or to schedule a call to discuss your integration needs.