Data Distribution with PDM

Data Distribution with PDM

To easily get your high-quality product data distributed you have a variety of options:

Exports

Channels (controlled by you)
Set up exports to happen automatically on your preferred schedule to have data pushed daily, weekly, or monthly. Delivery can be to a ftp location or a manual download.
Pros:
  1. You have full control of the data flow (ftp settings, schedules, data formats)
  2. Private Label Feature allows automated creation of files with alternative Brand Code and part numbers
Receivers (controlled by your customers)
We have all large data receivers integrated directly into our platform. They can request access to your data or you can request for them to retrieve your data.  All your customers can also get free receiver accounts with PDM. Simply direct them to our homepage, for them to register their free receiver account to access your data.
Pros:
  1. Transparency which receiver did when receive your product and product updates
  2. Receiver can fully control the data flow themselves (ftp settings, schedules, data formats)
  3. Data customization can be done (developed specifically per receiver)

API
You have the ability to access your product data using our API to update your system immediately with any changes that you do to your data in PDM.


A few more important notes on the data distribution with your PDM account
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Export Template Builder
You can build Export Templates to export CSV or Excel files. Those Templates can also be used by you as part of the channels to automatically export those files.

Saving Filters
You can save filters that you are building in the catalog to use them later on in the channels to only export a subset of your product data.

Publishing Product Data
Make sure to always have your data and updates published.
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