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Emailing Your Data to the Factor API

Factor provides the capability to ingest CSV data directly from your ERP, PLM, or other enterprise systems via email. This functionality simplifies and automates the process of data to Factor without manual intervention.

Key Features

Automated Data Ingestion: Once set up, your system can automatically email the required CSV files to a designated email address provided by Factor. Our platform instantly processes and ingests this data.
Support for Multiple Data Types: Whether you're sending open orders or inventory data, Factor's platform intelligently categorizes and manages the data according to its type.
Secure & Efficient: Leveraging best-in-class encryption and data-handling practices, you can ensure that your enterprise data remains confidential and is processed efficiently.

Uploading Order Data via Email

Send an email to with the input file as an attachment. Factor accepts order data in csv, xls, and xlsx format.
The sender of the email must belong to a Factor account. If you need help setting up an account for automated mail senders, contact us at
The body of the email can optionally include parameters in json format. All the parameters defined on the are accepted with some changes:
All form parameters can appear as a single-level json object
The file parameter is not accepted in the json. File data must be sent as an attachment
The authorization header is not required
The columns and definitions of the order data file can be found in our docs

Upload Inventory Data via Email

Send an email to with the input file as an attachment. Factor accepts inventory files in csv, xls, and xlsx format
The sender of the email must have a Factor account. If you need help setting up an account for automated mail senders, contact us at
The body of the email can optionally include parameters in json format. All the parameters accepted on the are accepted with some changes:
All form parameters can appear as a single-level json object
The file parameter is not accepted in the json. File data must be sent as an attachment
The authorization header is not required
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