Linnworks: Simplifying Ecommerce Operations Through Connected Commerce Ops

Chris Timmer

“Our inventory management system provides real-time visibility into stock levels across all sales channels, ensuring accurate stock counts, preventing overselling, and helping businesses make informed decisions about restocking”

When it comes to the ecommerce space, businesses grapple with challenges associated with managing diverse sales channels, inventory tracking, and efficient order fulfillment. These complexities intensify as businesses expand, leading to errors and inefficiencies. That’s where Linnworks steps in. Linnworks is here to simplify things by bringing orders, inventory, warehousing management and fulfillment into one place. Rooted in a vision to empower brands to sell better by connecting commerce everywhere, Linnworks has evolved beyond its roots into a comprehensive platform for connected commerce operations. Linnworks tackles the hurdles retailers face when managing multiple sales channels and complex inventory systems with its connected ecosystem, making sure retailers can tap into a wide range of marketplaces, opening up more opportunities for revenue growth.

Its acquisition of SkuVault in 2022, now known as Linnworks, expanded its vision and solidified its place as a fully-fledged connected commerce ops platform. Linnworks is committed to continuous evolution – because in the fast-paced world of ecommerce, standing still isn’t an option. “Our solution alleviates the burden on businesses, reducing the likelihood of errors, enhancing efficiency, and enabling a sharper focus on growth and customer service,” adds Chris Timmer, CEO, Linnworks.

At the core of Linnworks’ offerings is a robust inventory management system. It offers a real-time snapshot of your stock levels across all your sales channels. This means you can trust your stock counts to be accurate, avoid overselling, and have the information you need to make smart decisions about when to restock. The solution’s warehouse management capabilities further enhance operational efficiency by streamlining the processes of picking, packing, and shipping. Equipped with features like barcode scanning and bin location tracking, retailers can minimize errors and reduce the time spent on manual tasks.

Another area where Linnworks shines is order management. It provides a centralized system that lets you easily manage orders from all your sales channels.  The platform facilitates automated order routing, batch processing, and syncs smoothly with couriers for efficient shipping. These features drastically cut down on manual tasks, freeing up your time and resources to focus on what’s truly important – growing your business.

Linnworks’ integration capabilities serve as a linchpin, establishing a seamless bridge between global marketplaces, D2C platforms, shipping providers, and 3PLs. With 100+integrations available, businesses can connect and interact with multiple channels from a centralized platform, enhancing operational efficiency and control. This connectivity ensures that businesses can adapt to the dynamic landscape of ecommerce, reaching customers wherever they are.

In addition to its integration capabilities, Linnworks offers an advanced stock forecasting feature that helps businesses maintain optimal inventory levels. The platform uses real-time data to provide accurate estimates of future stock needs, helping businesses avoid overstocking or understocking scenarios. The predictive capabilities of Linnworks’ stock forecasting tool allow businesses to anticipate demand and plan accordingly. This means businesses can make informed decisions on when to restock, based on reliable forecasts rather than guesswork.

At the heart of Linnworks’ mission is the commitment to empowering brands through connected commerce. The company was born out of a need to help retailers navigate the complexities of managing multiple sales channels and intricate inventory systems.

The key to Linnworks’ offering is its interconnected ecosystem. This powerful tool provides retailers with access to an extensive range of marketplaces, opening up countless opportunities to market and sell their products.

In today’s digital age, the importance of connected commerce operations cannot be overstated. It allows businesses to broaden their reach, tap into new customer bases, and ultimately drive more sales. By connecting commerce everywhere, Linnworks positions retailers to leverage these opportunities, fueling growth and success in the competitive ecommerce landscape. “We understand the importance of an interconnected ecosystem in today’s digital commerce landscape. Therefore, we’re continuously investing in expanding our network of integrations and partners. Our aim is to provide ecommerce retailers with a comprehensive set of tools and resources that can help them streamline their operations and reach their business goals more effectively,” concludes Timmer.