DSW is a nationally recognized footwear retailer that sells discounted brand-name footwear. DSW operates more than 430 brick-and-mortar stores and a highly popular website. DSW offers a dropship vendor program, where vendors supply inventory to listings on its website and customer purchases are forwarded to the vendor for fulfillment.
Sellercloud is fully integrated with Radial (VendorNet), the third-party interface used by DSW to manage supplier drop shipping. Sellercloud EDI integration with DSW synchronizes inventory across all sales channels and provides an efficient order fulfillment process.
Integrate with DSW
Sellercloud’s EDI integration with DSW goes through Radial (VendorNet), the third-party interface utilized by DSW to manage supplier drop shipping. VendorNet will provide FTP information for testing and production, as well ISA qualifiers and IDs. The client will also need to provide a customer ISA qualifier and ID.
- Go to Settings > Companies > Manage Companies > Select a company.
- In Toolbox, select DSW Settings > General Settings > Edit.
- Check DSW Enabled to make products available for listing on DSW.
- Fill in the credentials provided by VendorNet.
- Enter the FTP info > Check Use Passive.
- Click Actions > Test FTP Credentials.
- Once the credentials are tested successfully, click Save.
DSW Settings Explained
You can find the explanation of each of the DSW settings in the table below.
|DSW GENERAL SETTINGS PANEL|
|DSW Enabled||Makes products available for DSW listing.|
|Customer ISA Qualifier||Enter ZZ.|
|Customer ISA ID||Use the client’s phone number.|
|DSW ISA Qualifier||Provided by VendorNet.|
|DSW Seller ID|
|Supplier Warehouse ID|
|Order Handling Fee||The amount to be charged per order.|
|Order Handling Fee Is Per Item||Check if the handling fee will be charged once for each individual product in an order.|
|Login Email||DSW credentials.|
|Safety Qty||A buffer between the amount of inventory you have and the amount Sellercloud is sending to the channel to prevent overselling on high selling items.|
|Default Qty||Only applies to Replenishable products. For these products, the Default quantity is the number that will always be sent to the channel in inventory updates regardless of the actual available inventory.|
|Enable Inventory Upload||Allows DSW to upload inventory information from Sellercloud.|
|Enable Invoice Upload||Invoices DSW for each shipped order.|
|Enable Order Download||Allows the orders to be downloaded from DSW to your Sellercloud account.|
|Enable Order Functional Acknowledgement||Informs DSW that the order file has been received.|
|Enable Order Acknowledgement||Informs DSW that the order will be shipped.|
|Enable Order Fullfillment Upload||Enable for the tracking and Ship Date to be automatically sent to update the order status on DSW.|
|Requires Third Party Shipping||Enable if you want your order to ship through a third party’s account.|
|FTP SETTINGS PANEL|
|Server||VendorNet provides FTP information for testing and production.|
|Use Passive||FTP data transfer mode when the FTP client initiates both connections to the server solving the problem of firewalls filtering the data port connection from the server.|
|Delete FTP Files After Processing||If left unchecked, incoming files will not be removed from the FTP and may cause a timeout during retrieval. It is advisable to check this option after you test the order download.|
|Folder For Orders/Tracking/Ack (Accept, Release, Functional), Invoices, Inventory||Folder paths for storing different file types.|
Selling on DSW
DSW is a nationally recognized footwear retailer selling discounted brand-name footwear. DSW operates more than 430 brick and mortar stores, as well as its heavily trafficked website.DSW offers a drop ship vendor program, where vendors supply inventory to listings on DSW’s website, and customer purchases are forwarded to the vendor for fulfillment. Sellercloud is fully integrated with Radial (VendorNet), the third-party interface utilized by DSW to manage supplier dropshipping. Sellercloud EDI integration with DSW synchronizes inventory across all sales channels, and provides an efficient order fulfillment process.
Sellercloud’s EDI integration with DSW goes through Radial (VendorNet), the third-party interface utilized by DSW to manage supplier dropshipping. VendorNet will provide an FTP information for testing and production, as well as ISA qualifier and ID. Client will need to provide a customer ISA qualifier and ID. See below.
In SC, navigate Company Settings > DSW Settings > General Settings. Complete the following fields:
- Customer ISA Qualifier— Enter ZZ.
- Customer ISA ID— Use client’s phone number.
- DSW ISA Qualifier— Provided by VendorNet.
- DSW IS ID— Provided by VendorNet.
- FTP Info— All fields will be provided by DSW.
- Use Passive— Check this field.
SC will perform testing of the following required documents:
- 850— Order Download
- 810— Invoice
- 856— Order Fulfillment Upload (Tracking)
- 846— Inventory Upload
Once testing is completed, the automatic feed settings can be enabled.
Automate Order Processing
DSW’s orders download automatically into Sellercloud. Enable settings in Company Settings > DSW Settings:
- Enable Order Download
- Enable Order Fulfillment Upload— For tracking.
Canceling a DSW Order
Order cancellations must be done on the ebayenterprise/vendornet portal. The order should be marked locally as cancelled or void on the order detail page in Sellercloud to prevent shipping.
Automatic Inventory Updates
Sellercloud can update inventory automatically. This automation is controlled by DSW setting Enable Inventory Upload.
Manual Updates to DSW
- Individually from the product’s DSW Properties page— Upload Inventory Update.
- In bulk from Manage inventory page— Action Menu > Update Inventory to Channel > Go > DSW > Continue.