Fabric Inventory Management Software, by Intend for Fabric & Furnishing Companies

Business processing software for suppliers
to the interior design industry

Save time, resource and money
using INTEND to automate your inventory management
sales invoicing, purchase orders and warehouse despatch.

Designed specifically for providers of fabrics, furniture,
lighting and accessories to achieve straight-through processing from
website to accounting system.

Developed
For the industry by the industry

Coming from within the industry, and working with our forward-thinking clients, Intend has evolved to being the leading cloud-based solution to the complex and niche challenges and requirements of organisations supplying to interior designers as well as retail customers.

Increase Profitability Through Efficiency

Increase Profitability
Through Efficiency

Intend enables you to automate time-consuming manual processes and add checks and balances that improve your business efficiency. Managing your inventory correctly and ensuring everything is invoiced and delivered on time will clearly have a positive impact on your bottom line.

Visibility and Control of Inventory

Visibility and Control
of Inventory

Intend gives you complete visibility over your inventory and total control of your stock positions, reserves and back orders. From cuttings for approval to component availability, everything is tracked and reported.

Understand your client

Understand
your client

Gain insight over your client's purchase history and preferences to better service them. Intend has client relationship management capability built in with powerful reporting and analytics to facilitate strengthening your customer relationships.

Point of SalePoint of Sale (POS)

Quick and easy to use

Your team needs be able to focus on handling sales and client relations with ease. With this in mind, we've created an intuitive user interface that takes the complexity out of the POS process. Whether handling quotations, sales, reserves, purchases or sampling, Intend allows you to work quickly and efficiently.

Example videos

Client look up, order status, invoice referencing Point Of Sale

Pro Forma & VAT InvoicingPro Forma & VAT Invoicing

Professionally presented documentation

Intend produces professional documentation for sending to clients & suppliers.

We can match any layout provided to us so that with a switch over to Intend, seamless continuity is considered.

Documentation is either issued through the system, or via your own email client software, such as Outlook or Mac Mail, allowing you to refer to your history of communication with individual account managers.

Example documents

Purchase Ordering & ConversionsPurchase Ordering & Conversions

Back orders and conversions made easy

When handling a sale for an item not held in stock, Intend links this to an automated back order associated with its default supplier and min orders already in place. Further sales can be linked to the PO and Warehouse are made aware of all related sales.

Intend accommodates the requirement to convert base cloth to printed design and finalise a PO in retrospect of what has been received.

Example videos

Placing a back order Converting basecloth

Warehouse, Inventory Management Receipt & Despatch of GoodsWarehouse, Inventory Management
Receipt & Despatch of Goods.

Stay in control of inventory with
individual batch selection

Warehouse, inventory management and the despatching of goods are at the heart of what Intend facilitates.

Booking in:
  • All purchase orders are linked with pending sales, which therefore means that warehouse is made aware of deliveries that are due against stock being booked in.
  • When booking in, an opportunity is provided to mark faults, in reverse, and which is visually displayed on the SKU's swing tag label along with current quantities.
  • Goods can be kept in multiple locations, including a supplier's own warehouse
  • Bin allocation is provided.
  • Dye/Roll batch SKU referencing is integral to the system.

Example videos

Warehouse deliveries Receiving goods linked with Purchase Orders Receiving goods as individual batches
Intend Software

Automated processing of fabrics, wallpapers
accessories, lighting & furniture made easySoftware Modules Overview

Fabrics, Wallpapers & Accessories

Intend Core

Fabrics, Wallpapers & Accessories

Intend Core provides all the functionality you need to manage your sales and distribution of Fabrics, wallpapers and accessories. As well as facilitating high levels of automation, Intend Core will give you insights into your clients, stock, invoicing etc. that enable you to focus on profitability and to expand your business.
Furniture and Lighting

Intend Components

Furniture and Lighting

In addition to fabrics and wallpaper, some suppliers have more complex component requirements, typically resulting in furniture and lighting products. Total control of component status facilitates transparent delivery timelines and satisfied customers!
Manage Trade Accounts

Trade Portal

Manage Trade Accounts

Intend Trade Portal enables you to offer your trade accounts access to allocated stock inventory displayed in accordance with the pricing tariff you have assigned to them. Your clients can request sampling and quotations as well as make orders directly through the portal. You decide the level of sales interaction you wish to have with your client and Intend matches your process.
Accountancy Software

Accounting Software

Integration

Intend synchronises with your accounting platform to eliminate duplication of tasks. All shared functions such as account creation, invoicing and purchase orders are performed in one system only and data is replicated perfectly across both. Essentially seamlessly connecting your back and middle office operations.
Manage Agents and Sales Rep's

Distribution

Manage Agents and Sales Rep's

Make your agents and sales rep’s self-sufficient by giving them wider access to Intend information via the Distribution module. Create new projects with associated sampling and orders, set reminders for sales follow ups and create regional sales reports, with full commission reporting capabilities.
Feature Requests

Feature Requests

Intend is constantly evolving

We encourage our clients to request new features to expand the functionality of the system and to improve the user experience. We gather these via our e-support system and prioritise them, then deliver them so that all clients can benefit from the enhancements.
Support Service Support Service
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a dependable, efficient and continuous support service
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