Monsoon Commerce Acquires CompassIM Warehouse Management System
The leading provider of eCommerce solutions for small and mid-sized merchants will offer multi-channel retailers an end-to-end platform for managing, optimizing, and automating essential warehouse practices with acquisition.
PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monsoon Commerce announced today that the company has acquired CompassIM from Access Data Systems. CompassIM, a leading warehouse management system (WMS), provides multi-channel retailers and their diverse business ecosystem with complete, affordable warehouse operations management across the supply chain, reducing costs and driving productivity. Current CompassIM customers include Geodis Wilson, one of the world's largest freight management companies, and Bachmann Trains, the global leader in model train sales.
"Our goal at Monsoon Commerce is to provide our community of eCommerce retailers with the most sophisticated, effective solutions possible to improve their operational efficiency and grow their revenue, regardless of where they sell," said Jim Cruckshank, chief executive officer of Monsoon Commerce. "Acquiring CompassIM supports this objective by offering our multi-channel customers easy access to an affordable, proven, mature solution to easily manage inventory across all channels and warehouses. It's the perfect addition to our suite of award-winning products. As part of our strategic business plan, we will continue to assess opportunities in eCommerce that expand our product offerings and functionality."
"We are excited to partner with Monsoon Commerce on this venture," said Richard Houyoux, founder of Access Data Systems. "Their solutions for eCommerce merchants fit perfectly with the inventory and warehouse management capabilities of the CompassIM product. This is a mutually advantageous partnership that will benefit our collective customers."
CompassIM seamlessly integrates with Monsoon Stone Edge order management system. CompassIM has also been configured for connections to ERP systems such as Oracle ERP, Microsoft Dynamics, Sage Mass 200, and QANTEL. Its API and modular code structure allow for flexibility in customization and integration across platforms such as Dydacomp and OrderMotion, making it easily configurable to meet the needs of any retailer, regardless of the number of warehouses, inventory specifications, or the eCommerce platform.
Monsoon Commerce will support and invest in CompassIM customers and partners going forward. Richard Houyoux will join the Monsoon Commerce team as a strategic consultant, focusing on the warehouse management platform.