Commerce Integration Overview
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Written by Ali Kiassat
Updated over a week ago

Overview


With the increased use of eCommerce and with more users shopping online, tracking eCommerce financial data has not been easy, but with the use of Railz Commerce integrations, you can easily keep track of eCommerce financial data accurately.

Use cases

Following are the use cases for our eCommerce integrations.

  • Lending/Underwriting

(specifically revenue-based lending): Lenders can use commerce data to get a better view of their business customers’ creditworthiness and risk.

  • Business Financial Management (Accounting Reconciliation)

Import commerce data to accounting platforms to automate data reconciliation between customers’ books and bank statements.

  • Business Financial Management (Financial Health / Dashboards)

By aggregating commerce data, dashboard visualizations can offer a more exceptional breadth and depth of business intelligence insights.

Supported Platforms

  • Shopify

Shopify is a complete commerce platform that lets SMBs start, grow, and manage a business.


With Shopify, merchants can build and customize an online store and sell in multiple places, including web, mobile, in-person, brick-and-mortar locations, and pop-up shops across multiple channels from social media to online marketplaces.

  • Square

Square provides merchants with a suite of services and products to help fulfill sales transactions, employ marketing tactics, and manage inventory, staff, and finances.


Available Datapoints

below is the list of endpoints that can be used to get financial data from Shopify and Square.

  • Shopify

You can use Railz with Shopify to securely connect to, retrieve, and view your business' commerce data.

below is the list of endpoints that are available for Shopify

- Disputes - List of orders disputes for a business.

- Orders - List of orders for a business.

- Products - Latest products for a business available in their merchant store.

- Transactions - List of payment-related commerce transactions for a business.

  • Square

You can use Railz with Square to securely connect to, retrieve, and view your business' commerce data.


below is the list of endpoints that are available for Square

- Disputes - List of orders disputes for a business.

- Orders - List of orders for a business.

- Products - Latest products for a business available in their merchant store.

- Transactions - List of payment-related commerce transactions for a business.

Configuration


Please see the below links for step-by-step instructions on creating accounts on the eCommerce platforms and integrating eCommerce platforms on the Railz Dashboard.

More information on commerce integrations can also be found on our API Docs here.

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