eCommerce Marketplace Development
What is a Multi-Vendor Marketplace?
A platform which connects buyer and sellers/vendors at one place is called a marketplace. Traditional eCommerce 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)
- 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.
As eCommerce apps 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 your doorstep. So, what is the wait when it is really easy to setup go online and set up a fully equipped eCommerce 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 needs to be taken care of? You must have quality and wide range of products, seamless and trusted payment options, timely shipping solutions, and positive customer support.
Seller/Vendor website and profile like Amazon or Etsy
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
Commission management for marketplace
Shipping and Taxes
Vendor can manage their shipping and taxes
Per vendor reports for top selling products, vendors and brands
Multi Theme Support
Theme support from LTR to RTL all kind of theme support
Universal marketplace layout support from Arabic to German or English.
Single app for customers and vendors to manage the products, orders, rating and review
Chat and messaging system support
Works in any devices from mobile to desktop
Custom Add-ons for complete scalablility
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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 sellers 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 freeway.
The B2B eCommerce marketplace development must have some of the key features like price lists, quotation system, sales agents, communication system, and the most important part trusted sellers.
Request for Quote (RFQ)
B2B sales rep and customer can negotiate over RFQ
Quotation Form Builder
Vendors can create the quote form to capture the payment
Owner can raise purchase order to supplier or distributor
Bulk purchase instead of adding products one by one
Different price rules for customers, groups, vendors
Create unlimited shopping list and create quotation and order
Select and raise a purchase order from the master catalog
Works in any devices from mobile to desktop
Supply chain management and smooth and correct delivery
B2B order validation and confirmation
B2B customer approval based on their KYC and various identity proof
Confirmation about vendor business and legal validity
They help from lead generation to PO generation and order delivery
Display the information about manufacturer and its production
Supplier Mobile App
App to check and validate order, PO, vendor queries and audit.
Rating and Review
Rating and reviews helps buyer to purchase from right suppliers
Sourcing inventory from Online sources via API or offline sources
Electronic Data Interchange
Exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format
Headless Marketplace Development
Online marketplace can be built using many popular e-commerce and CMS platforms. But with headless architecture, the frontend can be customized freely. Webkul offers headless marketplace development services on a range of modern headless frameworks including React, Vue.js, Next.js, Gatsby, Shopify Hydrogen, PWA Studio and Vue Storefront.
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You can contact us anytime for any query or technical issue. You can also share your idea with us and we will polish your idea and offer you affordable and efficient solution of your problem. Our mostly clients are from USA, UAE, Pakistan, Kuwait, Ireland, and Canada but we are happy to work with clients from all over the globe. We deal clients only in the following languages: Urdu, English, Hindi, and Punjabi.