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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Score 3.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Cin7

Cin7 is great because a business can set up quickly without having to invest in hardware/servers, and the business does not need to be concerned about backing up data. Cin7 software is easy and intuitive to use. The pricing was competitive for cloud-based software that can be customized to each business. The software is constantly updated so a business does not have to worry about paying for updates or paying a large lump sum to purchase new updated software. However, Cin7 is able to increase its fees at any time. We experienced a significant price increase after 1 year. With purchased software, a business would not have to worry about unexpected pricing changes. Cin7 offers a useful integration with BigCommerce. Unfortunately, their own B2B website is lacking in features and ultimately not useful to our company. Cin7 does not provide the most useful customer service, as they only offer paid access to phone support. Most of our issue with the software were caused by updates in the software that were not announced, and they could only be fixed via email or tickets the next day.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

The software was well suited to small businesses who manufacture and sell on line and who have to manage batch codes however they are now pricing themselves out of the market. Customer service is terrible
Edward Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cin7

  • Powerful reporting that can be customized to fit your needs.
  • Tons of integrations that help you get up and running quickly.
Charles Combs | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

  • Xero Online Accounting Integration - 100% reliable
  • Drop Shipment combined with Own Warehouse Shipment Processing is a dream
  • Support - Really efficient dealing with technical issues and more generic issues equally well
  • Financial control of delivery notes and purchase invoices provides excellent data integrity
  • Easily add new cost variables such as shipping costs, managed easily
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cin7

  • Onboarding could be improved. We worked with a programmer who was not as familiar with our business needs. Additionally, the person in charge of our onboarding was initially difficult to schedule time with until we reached out to a manager.
  • Cin7 occasionally makes updates to the software that causes the software to not work properly. For example, we would experience new errors on a CVS file import for products that had worked previously to the update. Additionally, our custom field implementations would be reverted to original and require set up again.
  • We experienced semi-frequent outages of the software. The software would not be accessible for up to 1 hour at a time. I believe they took steps to address this and reduce down time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

  • Support
  • Bugs
  • Website Functionality
  • Down-time
  • Glitchiness
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cin7

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DEAR Inventory

DEAR Inventory 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It does what it says on the tin.
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cin7

Cin7 8.2
Based on 4 answers
The Cin7 support team has never let us down, even if they weren't able to completely solve our problem. They are willing to have conference calls, video chats, whatever works to help fix your issue.
Charles Combs | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

DEAR Inventory 1.0
Based on 2 answers
Terrible support, absolutely useless for anything more major than a simple navigational problem. They always provide meaningless responses that don't really address the issue such as, "our engineering department is working on the issue" or "we're working on some optimisation". These responses would be fine if anything actually resulted from them, but the same errors and problems have existed for 4 years so I don't believe they really amount to anything. In addition, they're quite pushy for me to "close your ticket" so it can be marked as resolved, but my issue hasn't been resolved. I don't exactly want to leave my ticket open for several months, but they send me consistent reminders to close the ticket which is obnoxious especially since their resolution was "our engineering department will work on it".
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cin7

As a wholesale focused business, we found Vend to be tailored to retail businesses. TradeGecko was well suited for our wholesale business, however, lacked the full range of capabilities that Cin7 offered (B2B website, POS). Fishbowl had many features that we would not need. OMS Office Master System offered the wholesale capabilities we needed, however, the software could use an update. Cin7 was a perfect balance in terms of features and pricing for our company.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

  • DEAR does what it says on the tin. We see great feedback from our peers.
  • Unleashed, I found support poor (but over two years ago).
  • Linnworks - No Xero integration by Xero recommended API and very expensive by other third party SAP Business 1 is in a different league, but the cost is also [expensive].
John Cotter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cin7

  • Improved inventory accuracy across all channels.
  • Sales gains from always showing products as in stock.
Charles Combs | TrustRadius Reviewer

DEAR Inventory

  • Lost company time
  • Effective inventory management
  • Mostly does the job it's supposed to
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cin7

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Cin7 Editions & Modules

Edition
Ecommerce$2951
Wholesale$2951
Multichannel$4501
Ecommerce Plus$4951
Wholesale Plus$4951
Multichannel Plus$6501
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

DEAR Inventory

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

DEAR Inventory Editions & Modules

Edition
Monthly$2491
Annually$2,7392
  1. per month
  2. per year
Additional Pricing Details

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