Arvato Systems implements PIM system for Zoro.de
Zoro Tools, headquartered in Düsseldorf is Germany’s leading online specialist retailer for crafts, firm and industrial equipment. The US-American parent company Grainger is one of the world’s largest e-commerce providers of maintenance, repair and servicing products. Zoro’s range includes around 400,000 products – from tools, screws, fastening technology, workwear, protective clothing to office articles and equipment and storage and workshop equipment.
Previously, Zoro.de used a proprietary solution for the management of product and delivery data. The software, however, was not fast enough to meet the dynamics of e-commerce. Sometimes it took several month to create, process and to play out article data of new suppliers into the respective online channels. The suppliers and the responsible persons of Zoro.de were thus discontent.
The new PIM system provides us with a comprehensive and transparent view of any supplier and article information that we can maintain in a data-driven manner.Dimitri Unruh, Director IT bei Zoro.de
After comparing different systems, the choice of Zoro.de fell on Informatica PIM. They were convinced that it would cover the desired range of functions, run stably and optimally support the desire for a very fast time-to-market installation. Zoro.de chose Arvato Systems as an IT service provider that implements the PIM system and integrates it into the existing IT landscape. As the project participants already knew each other, only one workshop was necessary to discuss the requirements.
After three weeks, Arvato Systems provided a test system, after six weeks a first productive stand, which was subsequently advanced in cooperation. Zoro.de knows about the high commitment and the great expenditure that the IT services provider has invested in the project, in order to be able to meet the tight schedule.
As all output channels are integrated
in the PIM solution as a central platform, users are always given a clear overview of existing and published data.
Easy Product Management
Fast data import and data management. Mass data is automatically generated, processed, edited and checked for their quality.