Fortnox is the leading supplier of web-based accounting and invoicing in Sweden. If the business involves extensive warehousing it is beneficial to focus on your core business and outsource your fulfillment process to an Ongoing Warehouse-powered third-party logistics provider. Ongoing Warehouse has made that easily achievable by developing an integration between Fortnox and Ongoing Warehouse WMS. The integration provides the required functionality to make the logistics information flow seamlessly.
In many cases smaller businesses already have their web shop integrated with Fortnox. In that case an integration between Ongoing Warehouse and Fortnox could be sufficient.
The integration contains the following processes and features. The processes can be independently switched on or off. If not otherwise mentioned, all processed are turned on by default.
Ongoing Warehouse pulls article registry updates from Fortnox to the WMS. Fortnox contains the master data. The following data is transmitted:
- Article name
- Article number
- EAN (barcode)
- Depth (length)
- Whether or not it is a stock article
- Purchase price
Ongoing Warehouse fetches new suppliers from Fortnox.
The WMS downloads new and updated orders which are not yet handled. If an order is updated, the change is transferred unless the warehouse workers have started working on it.
Ongoing pulls the following information for the order:
- Document number (order number)
- Terms of delivery
- Terms of payment
- Your order number
- Total price
- Invoice number
- Our reference
- Your reference
- Delivery date
- Way of delivery
The delivery address information is also transmitted. That includes:
- Country code
- ZIP code
- Customer number
- Phone 1 and 2
Notification via SMS and email is turned off by default.
For each order line Ongoing reads the following:
- Article number
- Ordered quantity
- Price total
When an order is fulfilled by the warehouse, the delivered quantity is updated in Fortnox and invoice is created if none already exists.
Stock balance updates
Ongoing manages the stock balances and continuously synchronizes these with Fortnox.
Default settings and considerations
The following needs to be considered before Ongoing Warehouse can activate the integration.
Default: Every 15 minutes. It is usually a suitable balance between responsiveness and band-width usage.
Stock level synchronization. Should the available quantity be written to Fortnox from the WMS? At the end of each synchronization interval, Ongoing Warehouse pushes the stock level to Fortnox if activated.
When should an order be fulfilled by the Warehouse?
Default: Placed non-invoiced orders.
Which status should sales orders have in order to be pulled to the WMS?
Should fulfilled orders be notified to Fortnox?
Default: Yes. If the answer is yes answer the following question:
When should orders be reported to the ERP?
Default: When the sent button is pressed in the WMS. The same as when the transportation is booked.
- When should orders be reported to the ERP?
For Ongoing Warehouse to be able to activate the integration this information is needed from the customer:
- Fortnox license for integration. A license needs to be bought from Fortnox. Follow the instructions here at Fortnox. At the end of this you will given some API keys which you will need to send to Ongoing.