How to use inFlow Inventory with Takealot, Makro Marketplace, Amazon…

Find out how to integrate inFlow Inventory with South African Marketplaces.

How to use inFlow Inventory with Takealot, Makro Marketplace, Amazon…
As eCommerce continues to grow, managing inventory efficiently becomes crucial for maintaining a successful business. Enter inFlow Inventory, a comprehensive inventory management system designed to simplify and optimise your inventory processes.

What is inFlow Inventory?

inFlow is an all-in-one inventory management software tailored to meet the needs of small to medium-sized businesses. With its intuitive interface and robust features, inFlow makes it easier than ever to keep track of stock, manage orders, and oversee your business operations from a single platform. Whether you're running a retail store, wholesale business, or an online shop, inFlow Inventory helps you stay organised and efficient.
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Key Features of inFlow Inventory

Here are some of the standout features that make inFlow a top pick:
  1. Comprehensive Inventory Tracking: inFlow helps maintain accurate stock levels, preventing both overstocking and stockouts. By storing inventory and orders in one place, it provides insights into SKU movements, enabling you to order the right quantities for the right location in advance.
  1. Order Management: Easily create, track, and fulfil orders.
  1. Reporting and Analytics: Gain insights into sales trends and inventory turnover rates with inFlow's reporting and analytics tools.
  1. Mobile Access: Access inFlow from your mobile devices, allowing you to manage your inventory and orders on the go.
  1. Barcode Scanning: inFlow supports barcode generation and scanning, making it easy to track items as they move through your supply chain.
  1. Multi-Location Support: If your business operates across multiple locations, inFlow has you covered. You can manage inventory across different warehouses and retail locations from a single platform.
  1. Integrations and API: inFlow integrates with various eCommerce platforms, accounting software, and shipping solutions, making it a versatile choice for sellers looking to streamline their operations.
The only problem:
inFlow doesn't directly support South African marketplaces 🇿🇦 like Takealot, Amazon and Makro Marketplace.
The solution:
Wherehouse bridges this gap by integrating with inFlow, enabling inFlow Inventory to communicate with South African marketplaces. 🚀 Our turnkey integration is designed to be flexible and customisable to meet your unique business processes, ensuring a smooth and efficient workflow.

What Wherehouse Syncs with inFlow Inventory

Our integration with inFlow Inventory is developed with the eCommerce seller's convenience in mind. Here's what it enables:

1️⃣ Automatic Order Sync

One of the primary benefits of our integration is the automatic sync of online store and marketplace orders with inFlow:
  • Sales orders from all your eCommerce platforms are automatically created in inFlow.
  • Save hours on manual order capturing and focus on fulfilling orders.
As a bonus, you get a consolidated view of all orders across all your sales channels, including online stores and marketplaces on the Wherehouse dashboard
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2️⃣ Efficient Stock Management

Keeping track of stock across multiple platforms can be challenging. Our integration makes this easier through real-time stock updates. Stock values are automatically synced across platforms, eliminating the need for manual intervention. This ensures you never oversell products and that your inventory remains accurate.

3️⃣ Streamlined Pricing Updates

Our integration helps to maintain consistent pricing across your platforms by ensuing pricing updates on inFlow automatically reflects onto all your sales channels.
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But, there's more. Our integration also supports Adjustment Rules, these are custom rules that automatically adjust pricing or stock levels per platform. For example, increase your price by 10% on Takealot when stock is below 10 units, or add a 15% stock buffer on Marko Marketplace.

4️⃣ Product Listing & Loadsheets

Product listing on marketplaces can consume plenty of time. Our integration eases this process through enabling you to download auto-generated bulk upload loadsheets in the correct format for submission to marketplaces.
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5️⃣ Cross-platform Analytics

Track sales trends, identify growth opportunities, and make data-driven decisions with comprehensive, cross-platform analytics found on the Wherehouse dashboard.
  • Compare sales data across time periods such as month-over-month or year-over-year, to pinpoint growth opportunities and areas needing improvement.
  • Get a comprehensive picture of your sales across various channels, whether you're selling on one marketplace or several, or various online platforms.
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All of the marketplaces we are integrated with:

Getting Started with inFlow Inventory and Wherehouse

Integrating inFlow Inventory with Wherehouse is a straightforward process. Our dedicated support team is here to guide you through the setup, ensuring a smooth transition. Once integrated, you’ll immediately start reaping the benefits of automated inventory management and streamlined operations.
For more information and to start your integration, visit our website:
Say goodbye to manual processes and hello to a more streamlined, automated workflow that lets you focus on what truly matters—growing your business.

Written by

Christi Joubert
Christi Joubert

Customer Success at