iVend Retail 5.5 Released with APIs

A major version of iVend Retail is released today with many functionality and enhancements. This version will have full APIs (Application Programming Interface) that can be used by partners and customers to integrate iVend with other applications for integrated retailing. Main points of this release are below.

Integration API’s for iVend

This release of iVend delivers web services APIs for integration with third party business applications other than SAP Business One. For more information related to the iVend APIs please contact your regional sales manager.

Integration with SAP Industry Solution for Retail

iVend 5.5 is integrated with SAP ECC 6.0 with industry solution for retail (IS Retail). This version is completely integrated with SAP Retail using PI Server (Process Integration Server). Customers can purchase the Integration Package for iVend – SAP Retail which has all ready made integration content written for SAP Retail integration. Additional integration content can be written by partners using iVend APIs.

Sale Order Enhancement

The improved functionality will prompt the cashier to open the latest sales order copy in case the Sales order is modified several times. This would ensure that the user always gets to work on the latest sales order.

Transaction Roll-up

The following enhancements were done in the transaction roll-up features.

  1. Roll can now be enabled for all transactions or only for the transactions that are done for the store’s cash customer.
  2. If Roll-up is turned ON only for the store’s cash customers then transactions done against customers other than the store’s cash customer would integrate to SAP Business One in real time.
  3. Roll-up feature can be turned ON and OFF based on the customer’s requirements. However while switching the settings there should not be any pending transactions for integration.
  4. Roll-up feature can also be switch ON along with the inter-store transactions feature.

Support’s SAP Business One 8.82

iVend 5.5 has support for SAP Business One 8.82 PL 04 onwards.

Extended Language Support

Apart from English, iVend application is now also available in the following languages:

  1. French
  2. German
  3. Greek
  4. Italian
  5. Latin American Spanish
  6. Simplified Chinese
  7. Vietnamese

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