• Open Catalog Interface

    Open Catalog Interface (OCI)

    Ordering processes can be significantly simplified by connecting portal4client™ to your ordering system.

Open Catalog Interface (OCI): Connection to the client’s catalog system

A piece of technological innovation at KERN is the connection of portal4client™ to your ordering system, which allows you to place orders automatically and enables the exchange of data sets. As a result of this, the ordering processes are significantly simplified. In addition, this guarantees an efficient workflow: The shopping cart is filled with translation orders, which subsequently trigger a direct translation inquiry. In the next step, the relevant data (content of the shopping cart, cost center, price) is sent to your ordering system, which, subject to client processing and approval where necessary, generates an order so that the translation can be ordered directly. The project is subsequently processed automatically. The client is notified as soon as the target files are available. Consequently, quick processing of an order can be guaranteed at any time.

The benefits of OCI at a glance

  • Quick placement and confirmation of orders without any intermediate steps
  • Automated generation of orders
  • Immediate order processing
  • time and cost-effective management of your orders
  • Quick invoicing

We offer interfaces for OCI v5.1 for various systems:

  • Merchandise planning and control systems
  • ERP systems/e-procurement systems
  • Client-specific adaptations are also possible upon request