4 important steps for integrating your OMS with an e-commerce platform

E-commerce integration with OMSFor third party fulfillment centers and multi-channel merchants, having an efficient order management system is a must.  An OMS functions as the core of your business through which each order must pass.  The first requirement of any order management system is to have the ability to enter orders.  Although smaller volume merchants and vendors who take orders on the telephone would manually key orders into the system, most companies  will be forced to handle orders that come from a very important source…the e-commerce shopping cart.  Continue reading

What is an OMS?

OMS system imageOMS is an acronym that you often hear if you are in the fulfillment or direct response industry.  What does it mean exactly?  Let’s start with what it stands for.  OMS is short for Order Management System or Order Management Software.  According to Wikipedia,  OMS is defined as computer software systems used in a variety of industries for order processing and management.   Another common title for this type of software is ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) . Continue reading