The software-as-a-service MIS platform powers print brokers, print retailers and large commercial printers and more.
Ink Cloud’s platform reduces friction, increases efficiency while providing substantial cost savings unlike its outdated competitors.
Developed by enterprise software and print business experts over the past 5 years, Ink Cloud’s products address modern day print business needs.
Built for print from the ground up. Flexible and customizable. Versatile enough to power trade, retail, brokers, and niche Powerful, fully-themable print store fronts with built-in cart, credit card processing, shipping rates and address validation. Perfect for print brokers and printers who want to run their own stores.
The Customer Relationship Management and order module allows for completely flexability with order builder as well as custom order approval rules. In addition you can model and capture print orders with flexible attributes and add-ons. For sales, multiple sales people can be added and managed to separate commissions.
Artwork is attached to the job and can be downloaded, reset, or reuploaded through your dashboard. Automatic thumbnailing gives you visuals of each job within seconds of upload with print-ready PDF rendering. Files are retained in cloud storage for retrieval, reprints, or forensics. You no longer need to worry about artwork storage and backup.
Create custom product categories with unlimited attributes or upload a default list to begin. Add on-demand, stock or other variant type products in a snap. Use the detailed filter to select products to edit pricing. Or use the mass updater allows updates to prices based on percentages, turn around time, etc for all or select products.
Invoicing with ‘Tax Cloud’ integration allows for exact sales tax rates. In addition, Ink Cloud can be synced with accounting software for Quickbooks & Xero. Tax exemption management is also available.
Flow your job data and artwork through preflight checks, automated imposition, and business rules to assign a job to the appropriate press. Inject impositions directly into your digital press queue. And manage and route your production flow through business rules.
The Ink Cloud inventory-focused warehouse management system module is designed to ensure you always have accurate cycle counts but also can predict when you’ll need to re-order. The easy to set-up inventory tracking features include period inventory snapshots, multiple warehouses as well automatic replenishment.
Ship consoles including real-time rates integration with UPS, FedEX and USPS. Purchase and print carrier labels. In addition you can set up pick up locations with addresses and define pickup times and setup rules for combined shipping logic, blind shipping behavior and more.
Secure B2B dedicated site built to enable your company’s team to procure your own marketing collateral fulfillment through their print partner. Lightweight extensions of your instance perfect for internal corporate portals, speciality sites, etc. Can be part of Ink Cloud’s ERP platform or stand alone for print brokers
Fully customizable reports including, Sales reports, Shipping orders reports Customer sales/growth reports, Inventory - movements, locations, ledger, backorder, Fulfillment, Sales Tax and payments reports.
Full Business Management including branding, content management, SEO, localization, roles & Permissions, custom alerts, unique dashboard URLs.
Custom website design is available as an option for storefronts and microsites. Data entry (database imports) can be done as an additional service as well. In addition for enterprise clients, professional services are available for further platform optimization.
The procurement module allows fully automating quoting from selected vendors on custom products. Send out RFQs to vendors for all or part of an order. Once selected, the RFQ will be converted into a purchase order.
API integrations through InkCloud’s developer portal where approved developers can go to access InkCloud’s APIs
Connect InkCloud to vendors (suppliers) through InkCloud’s vendor Dashbaord. This is a minial view if the Dashbaord where a vendor only sees their RFQ’s and orders.
Commercial printeres demand the full end to end features that print MIS platforms provide. Ink Cloud delivers as the MIS solution for small to mid size commercial printers. From productivity to fulfillment as well as full print business management, Ink Cloud has it convered with its Enterprise solution.
Print brokers can utilize Ink Cloud’s flexible and fully customizable theme engine to build a first class e-commerce store with the layout and look and feel that best fit their business.
Ink Cloud’s microsites allow print and product fulfillment, inventory management and shipping solutions designed to meet the needs of your brands no matter what size or how many customers or products you’re managing.