eCommerce Marketplace Development

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Ecommerce Marketplace Development

Ecommerce Marketplace Development – If I ask a question ” what are the biggest and popular e-commerce websites?” Answer

 

and many others. If you will realize what is common in all those websites?
“They are all Multi-Vendor Marketplace”

What is a Multi Vendor Marketplace?

A platform which connects buyer and sellers/vendors at one place is called a marketplace. Traditional e-commerce stores have only Shop Owner and Customers.

But in an Online Marketplace, there are a couple of other entities –

  • Marketplace Owner
  • Vendors/Suppliers ( in case of B2B )
  • Customers
  • Logistics and Warehouse manager ( In case of Big marketplaces )
  • Shipping Provider

There are others as well, like Dispute Manager ( in case of refund and returns ).

How to create an online marketplace?

As per the previous discussion, you may imagine that “creating an online marketplace is not an easy task right? ” Well, Not Really.

Thanks to the open source and FREE eCommerce platforms , it becomes easy to build a marketplace.

Selling Online not only helps to plot a giant selling gameplan but also helps retailers or suppliers to establish a continuous relationship with their customers to provide them a seamless buying experience from anywhere including web and mobile.

B2C Commerce

As the e-commerce have changed our lifestyles, so there is no need to describe the B2C commerce. We all are very much aware of the concept of purchasing a product from anywhere in the world and get it delivered to you door step. So what is the wait when it is really easy to setup go online and setup a fully equipped e-commerce website.

There are lots and lots of solutions to take care of your shipping requirement to your payment transactions and there is a win win situation to expand as much as you can.

What need to be taken care? You must have quality and wide range of products, seamless and trusted payment options, timely shipping solutions and a positive customer support.

B2C Marketplace Features

Seller MicroSite

Seller/Vendor website and profile like amazon or etsy

Product Catalogue

Vendor catalogue to manage the stock and inventory with complete CRUD operations

Rating and Reviews

Vendor and product ratings to allow customer to choose from best sellers a must have for any B2C Marketplace

Seller Commissions

Commission Management for marketplace – Allow vendor to sell on marketplace and generate commission

Shipping and Taxes

In case of dropshipping marketplace vendors have full flexibility to ship the items directly from their location using shipping methods like DHL,Fedex, USPS, Aramex

Advanced Reports

Per Vendor reports for top selling products , vendors and brands

Multi Theme Support

Theme support from LTR to RTL all kind of theme support

Arabic/RTL Support

Universal marketplace layout support from arabic to german or english.

Mobile App

Single app for customers and vendors to manage the products, Orders, Rating and review

Contact Seller

Marketplace response rate – is critical that’s why chat and messaging system support

Responsive Design

Responsive design marketplace to work in any devices from mobile to desktop

Add-ons

Custom Add-ons For Scalablility

Build your B2C Marketplace Store with us

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B2B Commerce

Having a B2B marketplace is really a tedious task as it requires some unique features than an ordinary B2C marketplace because in this you have to enrich your seller’s as well as your customers. The basic concept of a B2B marketplace is to provide a platform to the manufacturers and retailers to sell or purchase the products in bulk and in a hassle free way.

The B2B Marketplace must have some of the key features like Price lists, Quotation System, Sales Agents, Communication System, and the most important part trusted sellers.

B2B Marketplace Feature

Request for Quote (RFQ)

B2B Sales Rep and customer can negotiate over RFQ a must have feature for B2B and wholesale Marketplaces

Quotation Form Builder

Easy Bulk purchase after quote approval Vendors can create the rebuilt quote form to capture the payment

Purchase Order (PO)

Wholesale Owner / Seller rep can raise purchase order to supplier or distributor

Bulk Purchase

Quick order or bulk purchase instead of adding products one by one in to the cart. XLS/CSV support

Price List

Different price rules for customers, Groups, vendors

Shopping List

Create unlimited shopping list and create quotation and order directly from the shopping list

Supplier Catalog Management

Master Supplier catalog , vendors can select and raise a purchase order from the master catalog

Supplier Logistics Management

B2B Dropship and Supply chain logistics management ( fulfilment by marketplace )

Warehouse Management

WMS an integral part for the supply chain management and smooth and correct delivery of the items from the warehouse

Order Approval

B2B Order Validation and confirmation

Customer Approval

B2B customer approval based on their KYC and Various identity proof documents

Vendor Verification Documents

Vendor verification and confirmation about vendor business and legal validity

Sales Representative

In B2B Multi vendor Marketplaces, Sales reps are a key factor. They help from lead generation to PO generation and order delivery

Supplier Microsite

B2B Suppliers/vendors need a site like Alibaba to display the information about manufacturer and its production factory

Supplier Mobile App

Easy to use supplier app to check and validate order, PO , vendor queries and audit.

Rating and Review

Supplier/Vendor Rating and reviews helps buyer to purchase from right suppliers

Inventory sourcing

Sourcing inventory from Online sources via API or offline sources like EDI ( Electronic Data Interchange )

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

In B2B marketplace exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between suppliers and vendors

Build your B2B Marketplace Store with us

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Challenges

Setting up eCommerce Store is easy and quick, but eCommerce Frameworks or Platforms comes only with basic flow and features.

The features and functionality of popular eCommerce frameworks can be extended using I-Facto Extensions.

Apart from this, eCommmerce Frameworks have following set of challenges –

I-Facto can help you out to bring everything in one place for gearing up your eCommerce store at a glance. I-Facto expertise in eCommerce Industry with more than 8 years experience.

Whether you need help to get started with eCommerce or scaling up your Store. Feel free to drop an email and I-Facto  representative will get back to you.

Do you need something else?

We have pioneered and created the cost-friendly tools and extensions which generally have plug and play behavior which saves your time and keeps you on top of the productivity.

If you have any particular project or app requirement, you can reach us anytime with a small brief and We’ll get back to you.