Solutions for the IT Department

Mr Dirk Meyer is the IT Manager at Müller GmbH and wants to link various systems to MeDaPro.

Taking over article data from ERP

Solution example: Taking over article data from ERP

ITB - Taking over article data from ERP

Starting position

Müller GmbH creates two to three new articles in the merchandise management system every day.

The prices for each customer are calculated by means of a complex rebate system. The net totals only shall be displayed in the Internet shop, however.

Solution

Müller GmbH links its Navison merchandise management system to the Product Information Management system.

By means of the Navison Standard Connector, the information is automatically taken from ERP and newly included articles and prices are displayed.

In this way, information must not be entered twice.

Products used
• Product information management system: MeDaPro
• Connection with merchandise management: MeDaPro ERP-Connector Standard Navision
• Internet shop: TradePro

EDI electronic ordering

Solution example: BMEcat for major customers

ITB - EDI electronic ordering

Starting position

Müller GmbH has many small handicraft businesses as customers, however, there are some large companies as well which purchase their technical products in large numbers.

Auto AG, a good customer of Müller, has now requested that Müller sends a BMEcat catalogue every month with its current assortment in order to integrate it into the purchasing environment of Auto AG.

Moreover, the sales manager asked the managing director several times already whether the company would not want to offer the assortment on a market place in the Internet.

Solution

All products which have been registered in the Product Information Management system once can be exported without a lot of effort in an electronic catalogue, such as in BMEcat format. For this purpose, the contents of the database is written by means of mapping (an allocation) into the target fields of the requested output format or dialect.

By ConnectPro orders which have been carried out by a purchasing system or a market place can be returned to the merchandise management system of Müller GmbH. All data including the invoice can be transferred paperless.

Products used
• Product information management system: MeDaPro
• Connection with merchandise management: MeDaPro ERP-Connector
• Transmitting orders: ConnectPro

Large customer wants to order by using SAP

Solution example: Large customer wants to order by using SAP

ITB - Connect the Internet shop to SAP via OCI

Starting position

Schulze AG is a long-standing customer of Müller GmbH and is pleased about the new shop in the Internet- In future, orders shall be placed by SAP.

Of course, in the process Schulze does not want do without having their negotiated prices displayed. Schulze is very interested in saving and in not having to pay additional fees to the market place operator.

Solution

The TradePro OCI-Connector permits direct access to the Internet shop by SAP. All products appear as defined for the Internet shop.

The order is passed directly from the shopping basket to SAP and can pass through the usual approval processes.

Products used
• Produkt-Informations-Management-System: MeDaPro
• Connection with merchandise management (optional): MeDaPro ERP-Connector
• Internet shop: TradePro
• Link to the SAP systems of the customers: TradePro OCI-Connector
• Transfer of the orders back to the manufacturer: ConnectPro

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