Iconic Art Supply Store Achieves Operational Efficiency with Shopify Plus Tecsys ERP Integration


ERP Integration 


Shopify Plus

Tecsys ERP 




Art and Craft Supplies


Art Supplies Merchant


Strategic consultation  to streamline international operations through Shopify Plus to Tecsys ERP 


In the pursuit of business expansion, the renowned art supply store received strategic consultation from VL OMNI to streamline operations through Shopify Plus Tecsys SMB ERP Integration. This is the success story behind the implementation for both their Canadian and USA Shopify sites.

Established in 1911, the art supply store has a rich history and has evolved into an eCommerce player. Originally focused on custom framing, they now offer a range of artist materials and photography equipment. Known for their commitment to quality and customer service, the store has successfully transitioned into its fourth generation of family ownership.

Navigating Uncertainties: Strategic Consultation Unleashed

Facing uncertainties about Tecsys SMB ERP functionality, the store sought VL OMNI’s expertise to establish a robust integration strategy. VL OMNI, with a solution-focused approach, provided a comprehensive scope of integration possibilities. Through weeks of consultation, VL OMNI worked with Tecsys to compare desired functionality against available integration points.

Cracking the Code: VL OMNI’s Agile Data Integration Magic

The consultations uncovered desired functionality, identified labor-intensive processes for automation, and facilitated strategic planning. The process bridged communication gaps between eCommerce stores and ERPs, designing an agile and scalable data integration solution tailored to the store’s unique needs.

Desiring integration functionality for Orders, Shipments, Inventory, Price, Product, and Returns, the store worked closely with VL OMNI and Tecsys to align front-end functionality, business processes, and customer experience goals. The collaboration ensured a smooth launch after validating the strategy against data points available from all parties involved.

Beyond Borders: Smooth Sailing into the US Market

Following the successful launch of the Canadian store, the expansion to the US market involved cloning the existing integration with adjustments for specific shipping, tax, and payment methods. VL OMNI continues to collaborate to support the store’s strategic growth goals.

Unlocking Business Brilliance: The Wonders of Tecsys Shopify Integration

The integration brought several benefits, including:

  • A holistic view of the business
  • Agility in adapting integrations to match business needs
  • Timely order fulfillment, improved workflow functionality
  • Accurate product availability, 
  • Faster order processing
  • And real-time visibility into order status and sales channels.

The consultative processes conducted by VL OMNI empowered the store to align back-end integration with front-end customer experience strategy and growth goals. Ongoing strategic planning ensures operational efficiency and supports future eCommerce growth goals.

Following the successful launch of the Canadian store, they expansion to the US market. VL OMNI continues to collaborate to support the store's strategic growth goals.

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