Who Uses Cin7?

Omnichannel wholesalers, retailers, importers and light-manufacturers turn to Cin7 when they need a single platform that lets them contain costs as they expand to new markets and add sales channels.

What Is Cin7?

Cin7 is the automated inventory management platform for brands growing their revenue over $1 million. Cin7 synchronizes their stock with sales and orders across every physical and online sales channel and automates order processes for greater efficiency. Brands that sell or distribute products use Cin7 to keep costs down, margins and cash flow high and stock at the right level. Note: Cin7 is not suitable for asset management.

Cin7 Details

Cin7

http://www.cin7.com/

Founded 2011

Cin7 Pricing Overview

Cin7 does not have a free version and does not offer a free trial.

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Free Version

No

Free Trial

No

Deployment

Cloud, SaaS, Web

Training

In Person

Live Online

Webinars

Documentation

Support

24/7 (Live Rep)

Business Hours

Online

Cin7 Features

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Database Support
  • Document Archiving
  • EDI Mapping Support
  • EDI Testing
  • Exception Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Third Party Integration
  • Workflow Scheduler

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  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Check-in/Check-out
  • Cost Tracking
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Item Management
  • Reorder Management
  • SKU/UPC Codes
  • Serial Number Tracking
  • Supplier Management

View full list of Inventory Control Software

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Optimization
  • Kitting
  • Manufacturing Inventory Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Product Identification
  • Reorder Management
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Retail Inventory Management
  • Supplier Management
  • Warehouse Management

View full list of Inventory Management Software

  • Catalog Management
  • Channel Management
  • Data Synchronization
  • Email Marketing
  • Inventory Management
  • Marketplace Integration
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Order Management
  • Promotions Management
  • Returns Management
  • SEO Management
  • Shopping Cart
  • Social Commerce

View full list of Multi-Channel eCommerce Software

  • Backorder Management
  • Catalog Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Order Entry
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Order Tracking
  • Recurring Orders
  • Returns Management
  • Shipping Management
  • Special Order Management

View full list of Order Management Software

  • 3PL Management
  • Barcoding/RFID
  • Forecasting
  • Inventory Management
  • Multi-Location
  • Order Management
  • Purchasing
  • Quality Management
  • Real Time Synchronization
  • Receiving/Putaway Management
  • Returns Management
  • Shipping Management

View full list of Warehouse Management Software

  • CRM
  • Data Security
  • Email Marketing
  • Inventory Management
  • Kitting
  • Mobile Access
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Store Management
  • Promotions Management
  • Returns Management
  • Reviews Management
  • SEO Management
  • Templates

View full list of eCommerce Software

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Cin7 Reviews

Showing 5 of 399 reviews

Overall
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.2/5
Customer Service
4.2/5
Features
4.2/5
Value for Money
4.1/5
Vasili K.
MD
Construction, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    5/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    4/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 13/09/2020

"CIN7 ERP for a technical sales business"

Pros: Intuitive process flow.
Nice fit with existing processes.
B2B Platform.
Customer Service.

Cons: No ability to digitally pick items in a warehouse

Vendor Response

by Cin7 on 15/09/2020

Hello Vasili,
Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you found value in our software system and our support team.
We will share your feedback with the product team as we are always looking for improvements.

Sincerely,
The Cin7 Team

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  • Reviewed on 13/09/2020
Sean S.
Owner & IT Manager
Food & Beverages, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    3/5
  • Features & Functionality
    5/5
  • Customer Support
    4/5
  • Value for Money
    3/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    7/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 11/09/2019

"Extremely powerful inventory and order processing and logistic package"

Comments: While challenging to learn and deploy, it's unique feature set and capabilities mean they don't have any one direct competitor and you'd have to piece together multiple platform and cloud services to get the same level of features and functionality.

Pros: Cin7 has allowed us to integrate and resolve most of our order processing, logistics, inventory and accounting functions into one platform. The API integration into Xero is critical for our business. The reporting capabilities are very powerful and can be used to resolve a number of sales, inventory and regulatory reporting requirements. There really isn't any product on the market that rolls all these features into one package.

Cons: The price is very expensive and the learning curve is quite steep. The CRM functions are pretty light and need fleshing out. Of most concern were the surprisingly large number of bugs and errors in the reports. Support has been responsive and fixed most issues we have discovered in a timely fashion, but it has been surprising how many bugs we have identified and had to report. This left us feeling like we were paying to be a beta tester. As time goes on and the product matures, this should become less of an issue and I don't consider it a deal breaker, but Cin7 could really improve in this area.

Vendor Response

by Cin7 on 15/09/2019

Hi Sean,
Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you found value in our software system and support team.
We will share your feedback with the product team, as we are always looking for improvements.

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 11/09/2019
Elizabeth T.
Operations Manager
Wholesale, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    5/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    5/5
  • Value for Money
    5/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    8/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 10/09/2020

"Streamlined our small team's workflow"

Comments: We're really happy to transition to cin7. We'd rather train ourselves and invest in our time than train a new hire.
We'd happily recommend to colleagues!

Pros: The onboarding process is relatively simple as long as you plan nominate someone who willing take the time to understand the work flow for your business. Coming from a very old system, we've really enjoyed the seamless integrations Cin7 have provided with our ecomm, wholesale/b2b and purchasing. Xero was also a seamless transition.
Our on boarding manager, [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] was exceptional; she was always available, transparent and assisted us via email, zoom and phone whenever we had a question. Most importantly, she was always prompt.

Cons: We're aware of an upgrade to the b2b portal, but hopefully this is a massive improvement on what is currently available. It works, but doesn't reflect all other touch points in our branding. It's not an ideal experience for our customer.
Email templates/settings need some work. These can be confusing and for those with little coding knowledge, are very basic.
We also have some problems with basics that are required on picking/packing slips and zone locations etc and this is difficult when the pick and pack app is also unavailable for us.

Vendor Response

by Cin7 on 14/09/2020

Hello Elizabeth,
Thank you so much for this brilliant review! We are happy to know that Cin7 could meet your business expectations and that we could help in supporting you in ways we could. We'll make sure to share what you've written here with our team, and will conisder your points to improve our product further. We look forward to continuing to work with you and to help you in ways we can.

Sincerely,
The Cin7 Team

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  • Reviewed on 10/09/2020
Verified Reviewer
Director
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
  • Overall Rating
    1/5
  • Ease of Use
    2/5
  • Features & Functionality
    1/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    1/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    1/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/04/2018

"WARNING: Outdated, Slow, Terrible... but with lots of integrations"

Comments: None. regrettably, this product cost me significantly in time and money. It was a significant drain on my business.

Pros: This software integrates with the greatest number of marketplaces and also integrates with 3pl providers

Cons: To put it succinctly:
1- sales rep did not provide all the info I needed:
- onboarding fee, is a robbery when compared to superior alternatives (tradegecko, unleashed) which are free
- what data would be required and in what format, ie a simple data template. in fact the sales rep told me not to worry about my data as the cin7 onboarding team would help me get the data into the correct format - this didn't happen as they repeatedly changed the format that the flat files would be required to be uploaded in. Also, my fault but I didn't insist on a list of what data was required so I hadn't consolidated my data sources.
- Rep insisted that I sign up quickly to avoid any delays in onboarding - this cost me in unusable subscription fees.
2- onboarding was a nightmare and was still incomplete by the time I canceled the service.
- onboarding team kept changing their mind about data.
- cin7 is slow and unintuitive so you need an expert to set it up
3- platform is poor:
- it looks cheaply designed (aesthetics is important when you are using something hours everyday)
- this could be forgiven if it performed great - it doesn't!
- it is slow, outdated, unintuitive,
- the b2b platform is barely functional - it looks like something designed in 2001 and is unable to be integrated with third party analytics tools.
3- customer service is non-existent, promise of callbacks that never occurred, emails not answered.
there are so many better alternatives. Beware!

Vendor Response

by Cin7 on 20/04/2018

Dear Customer, thank you for your feedback. I was disappointed to read that you did not have a pleasant Cin7 experience and can assure you I will be personally investigating the matter, and am discuss happy to discuss how we can make good or transition you to an alternative software solution. Can you please provide us your details so we can contact you or contact us on +64 (9) 889 7150 Extension 222

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 18/04/2018
Kellen M.
CEO
Apparel & Fashion, 2-10 Employees
Used the Software for: 1-5 months
  • Overall Rating
    4/5
  • Ease of Use
    4/5
  • Features & Functionality
    4/5
  • Customer Support
    1/5
  • Value for Money
    4/5
  • Likelihood to Recommend
    6/10
  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/07/2020

"Solid, basic, self-serve ERP with horrible customer service"

Comments: Cin7 has covered our basic needs of managing inventory and orders. The product itself is strong but it is hamstrung every step of the way so far by a support team that is underwater and clearly under supported. We hoped that we could use some of the extra features like EDI integrations and forecasting, however the challenge in just getting the base system set up and working smoothly is causing us to doubt that is even possible.

Pros: Once you teach yourself how to use the system it is pretty easy and things generally flow automatically. There is a high level of customization built in so you can adjust the system to your specific wants and needs. The reporting system is ok. It's easier to use than Netsuite's but much more rigid in what you can pull. The promise of the system itself is huge. You just have to get it there.

Cons: Dealing with customer service and the implementation team have been nightmares. For implementation, you will be given access to a series of videos that cover what to do but not why or what the follow on effects are. If you use a non-standard integration, say shipstation, then the videos will not teach you how to process orders through shipstation and will teach you something incorrect. You will then get a 1 hour call per week with your implementation person to run through any and all questions. Our calls never started on time or ended on time because there was too much to cover. They are recorded but you never get a copy, even if you ask, so you end up covering the same things in multiple calls. There is zero support for the moment you go live. You're talked through the general process of going live then left on your own to resolve it. You aren't connected with your post go-live support until 1-2 days after you go live. We ended up creating our own check list of things that needed to be completed and go live process. Getting a response from the customer service team within 48 hours is a miracle, and this is with the $500/month premium support option. You get the premium support for 2 months after you go live. We have not experienced the regular support and are dreading this. The EDI team is non-responsive. Days and then weeks go by and we hear nothing. The EDI team email is an abyss. We were excited to use their integrated EDI system as this was a big selling point.

Vendor Response

by Cin7 on 29/07/2020

Hi Kellen,
We're sorry to learn of the difficulty you've experienced resolving issues with our customer support. With our recent change in leadership, we've made it a top priority to win the confidence of all our customers. We know there's room for improvement, and we thank you for the patience you've shown so far. We believe one of our team members has reached out to you directly to help resolve your issues.

Sincerely,
The Cin7 Team

  • Reviewer Source 
  • Reviewed on 14/07/2020