Business 2 Business online is now predicted to grow even more in 2013. Buyers of B2B also like to purchase online with efficiency and convenience, corporate buying is growing at a rapid pace online.
There is a large pressure for wholesalers to be able to sell online in an effective manner. Trade customers demand to experience what consumers currently experience when they shop online, quick, easy, and enjoyable purchasing. This can be done and has been a proven success.There is a keen interest in multi-channel selling over the last few years. Reselling, in one effective platform is very important for B2B. Align your business online witht customers purchasing expectations.
Catalogue style websites have proved to be difficult for some, managing orders on the phone and having vast amounts of paper work is not an effective and reliable method of trading. Opting for a catalogue style website is not feasible for many industries as order management is difficult over the phone, and can be very time consuming for the business.
There are many B2B companies that would also want to branch out to the end customer, as a large proportion of sales can come direct to you. Some wholesalers wish to sell to the end customer, this is where some problems may occur. It needs to be clear what you want and expect. This balance needs to be well thought out and a clear business model needs to be in place. You do not want to upset existing trade customers nor ruin the balance between retailers and consumers. Think about price, advertising, and recognising your trade customers who may give a large proportion of business to you.
For those who wish to do b2b and b2c, a bespoke platform will work in your favour, looking for a website development company that can discuss your business model, but can replicate that in a ecommerce platform. Your b2b customers not only want to ensure they have easy access to purchase from you but to even see future ranges which you might have. You should have an online store that accommodates your business model and meet purchasing behaviours of your customers. Ecommerce is a very efficient way of selling and is the way forward.
Whether you are looking to do b2b alone or as well as b2c, these solutions can be catered to your needs. Have one common admin panel where you do not need to constantly add to different channels; it is important and very effective to have one common admin panel updating the products and stock levels automatically.
· Pre order system.
· Back order system
· Epos system head to exhibitions, why not have a quick way handle your orders and many more.
· Support integration of Sage, Sap, play.com, Ebay, Amazon etc.
No matter your business model and your needs our bespoke solutions can help you sell efficiently online, minimising paper work and allowing you to sell quickly 24/7 .