This episode provides an insight into common challenges for onboarding 3rd party Suppliers for ecommerce dropship and markeplace businesses and how this process can be improved.
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Retailers know their customers and want to offer the next exciting product. Many sell other companies’ products to achieve this, either directly on their own website or via a dropship model. It takes time and effort to onboard a new supplier, and the process isn’t always plain sailing.
Why is supplier enablement relevant to ecommerce?
Whilst identifying the perfect brands to sell can be straight forward, launching new vendors requires a structured process. Convictional has a clear value proposition: onboard your vendors in minutes, not months, and scale your marketplace, dropship or wholesale business. In this podcast we discuss how they achieve this and how supplier enablement affects businesses working with dropship and marketplace commerce models.
Tl;dr: what you’ll learn:
- Common challenges ecommerce teams face onboarding Suppliers
- The type of business that supplier enablement benefits & how
- The business case for brands to embrace marketplace commerce
Key Discussion Points
- What are the big problems that the Convictional platform is looking to solve?
- What has the team learnt from the implementations you’ve done so far?
- How do you get around ecommmerce platform limitations for marketplace commerce?
- What role does EDI play in supplier enablement and how is this changing?
- How do you see brands and businesses building business cases for marketplace specifically?
- What tips do you have for successfully planning and launching a marketplace initiative?
- How does a retailer know if & when they should consider supplier enablement?
- What’s next for Convictional – what else is in your roadmap?
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