Comarch Online Distribution

A technologically advanced
reporting & communication platform
  

Improve your partnerships with wholesalers and
retailers 
across the entire distribution network

What is Comarch Online Distribution?

Supporting all manufacturers by ensuring the shortest time-to-market 

It frequently happens that a manufacturer does not have clear access to valuable information gathered by wholesalers and distributors that it partners with. That's mostly because of certain technological limitations - a company needs advanced IT tools to be able to process and analyze its partners' data efficiently.

That's why we deliver Comarch Online Distribution - a modern reporting and communication platform for effective management of the entire distribution network. Enabling manufacturers to make better business decisions based on actual market behavior, it automatically creates detailed stock and sales reports using data collected from your distributors' sales systems. All the information, provided in the form of electronic messages, is sent to the central database where it is mapped, harmonized, and verified by certified Comarch consultants to produce the best results. 

The integration of our system with your partners' ERP solutions will give you instant access to an expansive database updated in real-time. The result? You will never be short of business-relevant information and have a much greater chance to gain a real competitive advantage. 

What are the benefits?

Maintaining high-quality and transparency of all sales data

Gain instant access to up-to-date sales information - allowing you to better respond to all market changes

Enabling automatic, daily reporting of business-relevant data

Speed up your order-to-cash processes with automatic reporting of sales activities

Real-time monitoring preventing out-of-stocks and overstocks

Receive online notifications from all partners that are part of your network to optimize product distribution processes with ease

The key features of Comarch Online Distribution

  1. 01 DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT
  2. Our primary goal is to make sure that all of your data processed by Comarch Online Distribution is consistent with information managed by distributors' sales systems. The data collected from your business partners' is automatically compared with their paper equivalents at all times to ensure its high quality. 

    The purpose of this verification is to check the integrity of gathered data and identify both the payers and places of delivery (on the basis of external sources such as zip code database, etc.).
  3. 02 DATA MAPPING AND DEDUPLICATION
  4. Comarch Online Distribution was designed to provide you with technologically advanced functionalities, giving you full control over data management processes.

    Data mapping enables pairing your data with patterns generated on the basis of sales information provided by your business partners - wholesalers, retailers, and distributors. Thanks to this functionality, you can quickly resolve any information discrepancy to ensure the best quality of data. It also allows you to build stronger, trust-based relationships with all your partners. Data deduplication, however, is about eliminating all repeating records in the database.

    The end result? Clear access to a central database of products and outlets updated almost in real time
  5. 03 DAILY SALES AND INVENTORY DATA REPORTING
  6. All the data collected from distributors/retailers is processed, completed, and unified, and then reported to a manufacturer. The available reporting options are:

    • Database replication
    • Integration with a manufacturer's business data warehouse 
    • Comarch Reporting Module
  7. 04 CATEGORY REPORTING
  8. Collect, analyze, and compare your sales results in accordance with one of the selected categories:
    • Reporting using the categories selected by a manufacturer - carry out detailed analyses of market share within a selected range

    • Reporting without specifying a product name and competition's brand - determine which business areas you need to improve to achieve better results

    • Total Reporting - compare your sales results with your competitors' market performance
  9. 05 INTEGRATION WITH OTHER COMARCH SYSTEMS
  10. Comarch Online Distribution can be easily integrated with other systems. The facilitated information flow allows each user to monitor the completion of KPIs (e.g. target sell-out, target sell-in):
    • Comarch Mobile Sales Force - a robust application for sales representatives. It guarantees better business results by providing instant access to customer data, the history of cooperation, dedicated offers, orders, and receivables.

    • Comarch Reporting Module - designed for sales and marketing managers, and their partners, it enables comprehensive communication, reporting and automation of sales processes. Providing you with instant access to current sales and stock reports, it gives you information about the realization of target sell-outs & target sell-ins.

    • Comarch Trade Promotion Management - an advanced application for managing your company's promotional campaigns. It allows you to measure the effectiveness of all commercial activities, analyze your marketing strategies, and use historical data to develop new methods of increasing sales.

DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT

Our primary goal is to make sure that all of your data processed by Comarch Online Distribution is consistent with information managed by distributors' sales systems. The data collected from your business partners' is automatically compared with their paper equivalents at all times to ensure its high quality. 

The purpose of this verification is to check the integrity of gathered data and identify both the payers and places of delivery (on the basis of external sources such as zip code database, etc.).

DATA MAPPING AND DEDUPLICATION

Comarch Online Distribution was designed to provide you with technologically advanced functionalities, giving you full control over data management processes.

Data mapping enables pairing your data with patterns generated on the basis of sales information provided by your business partners - wholesalers, retailers, and distributors. Thanks to this functionality, you can quickly resolve any information discrepancy to ensure the best quality of data. It also allows you to build stronger, trust-based relationships with all your partners. Data deduplication, however, is about eliminating all repeating records in the database.

The end result? Clear access to a central database of products and outlets updated almost in real time

DAILY SALES AND INVENTORY DATA REPORTING

All the data collected from distributors/retailers is processed, completed, and unified, and then reported to a manufacturer. The available reporting options are:

  • Database replication
  • Integration with a manufacturer's business data warehouse 
  • Comarch Reporting Module

CATEGORY REPORTING

Collect, analyze, and compare your sales results in accordance with one of the selected categories:
  • Reporting using the categories selected by a manufacturer - carry out detailed analyses of market share within a selected range

  • Reporting without specifying a product name and competition's brand - determine which business areas you need to improve to achieve better results

  • Total Reporting - compare your sales results with your competitors' market performance

INTEGRATION WITH OTHER COMARCH SYSTEMS

Comarch Online Distribution can be easily integrated with other systems. The facilitated information flow allows each user to monitor the completion of KPIs (e.g. target sell-out, target sell-in):
  • Comarch Mobile Sales Force - a robust application for sales representatives. It guarantees better business results by providing instant access to customer data, the history of cooperation, dedicated offers, orders, and receivables.

  • Comarch Reporting Module - designed for sales and marketing managers, and their partners, it enables comprehensive communication, reporting and automation of sales processes. Providing you with instant access to current sales and stock reports, it gives you information about the realization of target sell-outs & target sell-ins.

  • Comarch Trade Promotion Management - an advanced application for managing your company's promotional campaigns. It allows you to measure the effectiveness of all commercial activities, analyze your marketing strategies, and use historical data to develop new methods of increasing sales.

Combine it with the power of EDI

Thanks to the integration of Comarch Online Distribution with our modern EDI platform, you can be fully convinced that the quality of data collected from your business partners, as well as optimization of all supply chain processes,  will improve significantly.

Our EDI and Online Distribution platforms provide manufacturers with the opportunity to achieve better results across all sales channels, build stronger relations with retailers, distributors, and wholesalers that they partner with, and enhance their business strategies to address market needs effectively. 



 

Enabling synergy with EDI

Join the companies who are already using Comarch Online Distribution!

"Our choice of an IT solution that guarantees information on re-sale from distributors to retail and current warehouse stock has been preceded by a thorough analysis of our needs, confronted with the technical possibilities the market offers.”

"It allowed us to commercially “isolate” sales representatives from warehouses so that our representatives could provide customers with a wider range of distributors, products and a better offer.”

"The decision of using the Comarch solution was not purely based on the quality of sales and inventory data they provide. We were looking for a reliable partner; a company that not only has the knowledge, but also vast experience. Comarch has it all."

Start your digital transformation journey with our support

ON-BOARDING

An enhancement to the entire business communication process carried out in accordance with a proposed schedule (including information regarding your campaigns, webinars and newsletters).

SERVICE DESK

Comarch’s multi-lingual, highly experienced Service Desk team provides practical support while maintaining the highest quality of standards.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Experienced managers are being assigned to specific projects so they could supervise every stage of the implementation process - the initiation, preparation, execution, and finalization - and make sure that the end configuration meets your company's needs.

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