Escapo C.V. is a well-known distributor of medicines and pharmaceutical products. Founded in 1963, the company counts at this moment around 140 employees. Escapo C.V. is, amongst other activities, the main distributor for “Thuiszorgwinkel”. At Thuiszorgwinkel you can buy or rent all kinds of products to improve your health and comfort, like wheel chairs, blood pressure monitors, … .
Thuiszorgwinkel is a retail organization and was looking for a global online sales channel in order to enlarge their customer attraction and market. In order to realize this, Escapo C.V started a jointly project where all the Thuiszorgwinkels of Flanders were represented.
Drupal 6 for Content Management
Magento platform for e-commerce
B2C & B2B environment
Integrated with SAP for synchronization of orders, products and customers
Advanced Price Lists
Integration with bpost Shipping Manager and Google Maps
One step checkout
Drupal and Magento: a perfect combination
The project needed a mature e-commerce functionality and an advanced content management system. Therefore, the power of two platforms was combined: Magento and Drupal!
With a seamless front-end integration of both platforms, a powerful online system was created:
Recommended Magento products are shown in Drupal blocks.
Each newsletter registration on the Drupal side is pushed directly to Magento.
Drupal and Magento search combined in one handy search box
Integrated customer menu
SAP and bpost synchronization
Synchronization with the ERP system SAP enables Thuiszorgwinkel to reduce overhead and create a unique shopping experience. Products are imported from the SAP environment to the Magento platform. After additional product enrichment online, the products are pushed to the frontend. Customer-specific prices are updated in SAP and synchronised with Magento. Orders and product stock are periodically updated between the e-commerce platform and the ERP system. The synchronization with SAP and the integration with the bpost shipping manager allows Thuiszorgwinkel to obtain an efficient e-commerce strategy.
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