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Nav-to-Net: Seamlessly Integrated e-Commerce Solution

Nav-to-Net: Seamlessly Integrated e-Commerce Solution

WHAT’S NEW IN NAV-TO-NET 6 ?

PARAMETRIC SEARCH

  • Users can find products using simple parameter searching
  • Easily configured in NAV

MULTI-DIMENSIONAL PRODUCTS AND VARIANTS

  • Supports matrices and grids for presenting products with different dimensions such as size, color, style, etc.

PRODUCT COMPARE

  • Allows customers to compare products side-by-side dynamically.

SALES REP UP-SELLS FROM NAV

  • Allows sales representatives to select products in NAV to show customers upon log-in.

STORE LOCATOR

  • Allows users to find stores, dealers and warehouses online.

PRICE / AVAILABILITY ALERTS

  • Allows users to request notification if a price or the availability of a particular item changes.
  • Alert requests can be collected and transferred to NAV.

DROPPED CART TRACKING

  • Allows administrators to review dropped shopping carts and their contents.

TELL A FRIEND

  • Allows customers to send a link to an item to other users.

SHOPPING CART UP-SELLS

  • Dynamically displays up-sell items below the shopping cart based on items in the cart.

 

KEY FEATURES IN NAV-TO-NET 6

COMPLETE WEB STORE FRONT SOLUTION

  • Built exclusively for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Based on Microsoft server components, OS and “.Net”.
  • Nav-to-Net can effectively and safely bring your data and business logic online.

FULL FEATURED PRODUCT CATEGORY NAVIGATION

  • Virtually unlimited numbers of product categories are supported.
  • Items can be displayed in multiple categories.

EXTENSIVE DOCUMENT/ CONTENT MANAGEMENT IN DYNAMICS NAV

  • Comprehensive document management is used in Microsoft Dynamics NAV to manage text, images, files and specifications for any object type, such as; Items, Categories and Customers.
  • Document management utilizes the DVP HTML Multi-line Text Box to enable extensive multi-language content throughout the site.
  • The new MLTB (Multi-Line Text Box) can save content as a draft – "draft" for preview and "publish" it online when ready.
  • Multi-Lingual website text labels (Language Tags) are also managed in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

REALTIME AUTOMATIC ITEM AND CATEGORY SYNCHRONIZATION

  • Items marked as “Web Enabled” will be synchronized to the web site in real time.
  • Web categories and categorization of items are managed from NAV.
  • Images and files are managed in Dynamics NAV and synchronized to the web site dynamically. (Though never stored in the NAV database)
  • Web product up-sells, accessories and recommendations can be selected to associate any web-based item or category with other web based Items.

ADVANCED SEARCH FUNCTIONALITY

  • Advanced search functionality in Nav-to-Net makes it possible to set up ranking conditions within Microsoft Dynamics NAV and affect the search results presented to the user of the website.
  • Search results can be presented by popularity and category groupings.

ITEM INFORMATION PAGES

  • Items are maintained in real time based on data from Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Items include product images, detailed text descriptions, specifications and supporting data files.
  • Item pages will display individual customer pricing according to the data in Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Inventory Status Levels based upon location.
  • Web site keeps track of recently viewed items.
  • An item can be offered in multiple units of measure.

ITEM VARIANTS & ITEM MASTERS

  • Items can be offered in different variations such as color or size.
  • Nav-to-Net supports the standard variants functionality from Microsoft Dynamics NAV including the calculation of the item price and availability per  variant.
  • Master Items enable administrators to replicate variant behavior using collections of non-variant items.

CUSTOM PRODUCT LISTS

  • Customers can view a filtered list of products that have their negotiated prices associated with them.

MULTIPLE FAVORITES LISTS

  • Personal or Company-wide wish-lists for customers enable the site‟s users to create multiple favorite lists that suite their interests.

NAV-TO-NET WEB SERVICES

  • Connect to Nav-to-Net Objects and functionality remotely
  • Build external interfaces to Nav-to-Net including Kiosks, Mobile Apps, Third Party Sites, Value Added Networks, etc.

EBAY INTEGRATION

  • Dynamic Item publishing to eBay
  • Retrieves eBay categorization and orders

RMA

  • Allows users to request a Return Merchandize Authorization (RMA) for shipped items.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS INTEGRATION

  • Use integrated web analytics to monitor site activity

GIFT REGISTRY

Users can create a Gift Registry and extensively manage it on the website, taking the guesswork out of giving for any occasion.

SHOPPING CART

  • Classic shopping cart is used to maintain a list of all products selected by the customer.
  • Customers can review, save and retrieve the content of the shopping cart at all times.
  • Customers can edit quantity and remove items directly from the shopping cart.

CHECKOUT PORTAL

  • Shopping cart information is summarized for the customer.
  • New customers can create new customer accounts and add shipping information.
  • Special web offers can be made though the coupon management tool.
  • Customer can select from a list of shipping methods.
  • Customizable credit card handling with embedded support for Paypal and Chargelogic.
  • TAX/VAT calculation is applied to the total and the complete order is presented before final submission.
  • The order is automatically transferred to Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

INCOMING ORDERS HOLDING TABLE

  • Nav-to-Net uses a web data holding table in Microsoft Dynamics NAV into which all web orders arrive.
  • Administrators can configure Nav-to-Net to automatically post orders to the Dynamics NAV sales order tables.
  • Administrators may review the content and status of orders in the holding table before they affect financial data.
  • Unique order validations can be applied to web orders in the holding table.

ORDER MANAGEMENT

  • Administrators can define how orders are processed; using matching, automatic processing, manual processing, etc.
  • Administrators can resend any missing orders from an emergency table on the web site.
  • Ability to retrieve accidentally deleted web orders directly from within Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

CUSTOMER ACCOUNT PORTAL

  • Customers can create and edit their own profile information.
  • Profile information includes customer contact and notification options.
  • Customers can review a history of all previously placed orders rendered in real-time from Dynamics NAV.
  • Customers can get access to other information provided from Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

MULTIPLE WEBSITES SUPPORT

  • Website management in Nav-to-Net allows for multiple websites to be set up and managed within the same Nav-to-Net installation.
  • Websites can be configured for either B2B or B2C.
  • Multiple URL‟s can be assigned to a Nav-to-Net installation and setup for individual Style Sheets and languages.
  • Each website can have its own custom catalog(s).

SEO OPTIMIZATION

  • URL rewriting for search engine optimization, managed in NAV
  • Meta tag Description, Title, Keyword and Alt image tag Management from within Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

MULTI-LANGUAGE / MULTI-CURRENCY

  • Information can be made available in different languages.
  • Multi-Lingual content is managed right within Microsoft Dynamics NAV.
  • Multiple currency pricing supported based on NAV currency setup.

EXTENDED USER ROLES AND PERMISSIONS

  • Users are given roles and are granted different levels of authorization to perform various functions on the site according to those roles.
  • Web based permission engine allows customer administrators to modify permissions/roles for their own employees.*

APPROVERS

  • For Business-to-Business customers, approval functionality makes it possible to define specific order types to be approved before they are entered into the sales order tables.
  • The approver will receive an e-mail link to the order approval page where the order can be approved or denied.
  • The approver list can be managed on-line, by the customer.

SALES AGENT EXTRANET FEATURES

  • Sales agents can log into the web site and order on behalf of their existing customers.
  • Sales agents can create new customers online and place orders on their behalf.
  • Sales agents can review the sales order history for any of their customers.
  • Sales agents can review numerous preconfigured reports including: A/R report by customer, Top Sales & Commissions.

CONTACT INTEGRATION

  • Contact Integration with Microsoft Dynamics NAV Relationship Management.

ARCHITECTURE

  • Developer friendly object architecture.
  • Multi-tier development architecture.

Nav-to_Net architecture digram

PERFORMANCE

  • Optimized for performance.
  • Improved Navision Application Server (NAS) monitoring.
  • Notification Management System allows for proactive monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Streamlined filtering techniques for synchronizations.
  • Improved Advanced Search Performance.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

RECOMMENDED TECHNOLOGIES AND MODULES:

Server Environment:

Microsoft Windows Server Microsoft .NET Framework

Microsoft Message Queue / Microsoft Dynamics NAV Web Services Microsoft Internet Information Server

Microsoft SQL Server

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database Server or SQL Option Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Nav-to-Net granules/functionality Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 web services (optional)

Client Environment:

Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic Client or NAV 2009 Role Tailored Client

Web Client:

Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome

 

DEVELOPER REQUIREMENTS

RECOMMENDED SOFTWARE:

Software:

Visual Studio 2008

RECOMMENDED TRAINING QUALIFICATION:

User Interface Track:

MCTS: .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Applications (or equivalent) Nav-to-Net, User Interface Development Course

Implementer Track:

MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance (or equivalent)

Nav-to-Net, Implementation and Troubleshooting Course

Business Logic Layer Track:

MCTS: .NET Framework 3.5, ASP.NET Applications with Programing in VB.NET (or equivalent)

MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Database Development (or equivalent) C/SIDE Solution Development for Dynamics NAV

Nav-to-Net, Business Logic Development Course

  

About Digital Vantage Point Inc.

Digital Vantage Point is the global leader in delivering cost-effective, integrated e-commerce products and services to Microsoft DynamicsTM NAV customers and partners for well over a decade. Today, an extensive international customer base leverages Digital Vantage Point‟s accumulated experience and best practices, using Nav-to-Net to take their business online and enhance their ROI.

 

Digital Vantage Point Inc.

Americas | 7676 Woodbine Ave., Suite 202 | Markham, Ontario, Canada L3R 2N2 | Tel 1.905.415.8455 | sales@dvp.net Europe | J.P. Coenstraat 7 | 2595 WP Den Haag, Netherlands | Tel 31.70.799.1.120 | sales@dvp.net.

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