ZenSmart Merch & Giftware

Fully integrated merchandise and giftware manufacturing.

Achieve complete control of your manufacturing to least cost with a platform that automates everything from order retrieval to shipping and every stage in-between.

Get started with a free 60-day trial and take your production to the next level.

Perfect for:

  • T-Shirts
  • Mugs
  • Jewelry
  • Keychains
  • Hats
  • Phone Cases
  • Puzzles
  • Pens
  • Totes
  • Hoodies
  • Notebooks
  • Bobbleheads
  • Coasters
  • Socks

...and so much more!

Since 2014, ZenSmart has been trusted by the world’s premiere print on demand fulfilment houses

Fully. Automated. Merch.

Big product ranges, lots of orders, a mix of dye sublimation, UV print and laser engravers – all married to large numbers of printers means that maximizing efficiency in Merchandise and Giftware manufacture can be really challenging.

ZenSmart Apparel & Merch solves the problem.  ZenSmart enables you to configure custom workflows using the intuitive Flow Designer to completely automate your manufacture.

From queuing & batching to auto submission to permitted press devices, batches are optimally printed to target SLA’s.

Critically batch definition also drives picking which together with pick validation, StockConnect and Bill of Materials (BOM) means that strong inventory control is built into the fabric of ZenSmart.

Thermal and digital job tickets work together to provide the item identification required to smooth workflow and reduce labor costs and enable easy identification for any downstream finishing tasks..

Powerful reporting in the ZenSmart Performance Center provides the tools to achieve deep insight and make the next significant business decisions.

Take advantage of the next big step forward in Merchandise and Giftware automation with ZenSmart.

ZenSmart Apparel & Merch is a workflow automation software platform tailor made for sites small or large. It’s specifically engineered to cut manufacturing costs and speed production.

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Order automation

Achieving peak efficiency begins with totally automating order retrieval and order processing. ZenSmart directly connects with a large number of order sources ranging from Taopix and OrderDesk through to shopping platforms such as Shopify, WooCommerce, Etsy and Amazon Efficiency (and more).  The richly documented ZenSmart PushAPI provides fast integration to any proprietary order sources or MIS system.

Tailor your Flow to reflect your manufacturing

ZenSmart Apparel & Merch features the easy-to-use Flow Designer. Flow Designer provides the tools to tailor the default Merch and Giftware workflow to your specific requirements. Whether you use pick or print first workflows or a mix of the two, ZenSmart supports all forms of workflow to enable beautiful polished perfection to be achieved.

Deep RIP and device integration

Large numbers of presses in UV and Dye-Sub means that having deep insight to job performance on the presses is important. With rich Caldera, Fiery, Wasatch, Epson and many other RIP integrations, ZenSmart keeps you on top of job status, RIP and press errors to keep you on top of your production.

Pick with precision

Whether you have a pick first or print first workflow, picking is a critical step in achieving smooth workflow.  ZenSmart generates pick optimised pick lists driven by your batches together with pick validation.  It means goods are effortlessly queued for the next workflow stage.

Ensure WIP moves to SLA

Due dates are defined at order creation, WIP tracking ensures your orders are not only inside your SLA’s but they are moving through production at the speed needed to achieve SLA.

Manufacture to least cost

The high number of products in Merch and Giftware sites means that keeping on top of your costs is so very critical.  ZenSmart tracks every piece of work at each workflow stage – watching actions by both staff and machines.  Costs can be attached against each stage – so it means you know exact cost per order, even for items failed in workflow.

Optimize logistics

The different sizes of objects in Merch and Giftware means that ship combine logic is critically important to shipping to least cost.  ZenSmart provides rich combine logic together with advanced features such as reverse ship auctions, least cost lookup to SLA and dropship to ensure you are constantly driving down your shipping costs.

Take your business to the next level

ZenSmart is far more than an automation platform.  It is a critical piece of business capability designed to deliver competitive advantage whilst driving down your business costs.

ZenSmart Apparel & Merch delivers

  • Reduced manufacturing cost
  • Up to 30% efficiency gains
  • Agile production

So, whether you are a small site or large,  ZenSmart Merch & Giftware is a automation platform proven to deliver very significant performance gains.

Get started today with a free 60-day trial.

Introducing the ZenSmart platform

Order Processing, Queueing and Batching

Effortlessly streamline your order management

With direct integrations to Amazon, Etsy, Taopix, Printbox and more, coupled with intelligent queueing and batching technology, ZenSmart makes it easy to standardize order metadata, organize workflow and optimize your order volume, regardless of the source.

Impose and release to print

Simplify your printing process with visual precision

ZenSmart Imposition offers a seamless standardization of input files, coupled with an intuitive visual designer interface utilising drag-and-drop functionality – all whilst maintaining efficient press release management, ensuring no job is overlooked.

Multi-block finishing

Tailored finishing workflows for complete operational transparency

Craft precise product flows aligned with your specific business demands and equipment – ensuring thorough tracking through every workflow stage, even for complex setups with multiple blocks and diverse requirements.

Combine and Dispatch

Integrated shipping solutions for singles and multis

Effortless shipping integration for all transactions regardless of unit count and product mix. From single packages to complex multi-department orders, ZenSmart streamlines your logistics management, saving you time and ensuring customer satisfaction.

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