Let’s take a quick look at the differences between Microservices and Headless eCommerce. Microservices is an option for enterprise customers who already have matured online presence with large amount of content that would only be requiring a commerce microservice delivered via API. This online presence could be powered by a content-rich platform such as WordPress, Drupal and another platform of choice, as the presentation layer, while the backend eCommerce engine would be powered by eComchain. Headless commerce is useful for small to mid-sized companies providing the nimbleness to move and grow fast by enabling teams to work within their existing …read more
With the advent of new technologies, legacy eCommerce platforms have struggled to keep pace with the ever-changing buying habits of shoppers and the innovations that new technologies have been able to provide. Cloud-based platforms have helped businesses adapt without increasing the cost to maintain and without having to rewrite code or replace existing ways of doing business. In this white paper you’ll learn how eComchain’s microservices architecture allows you to continue with your current CMS or non-eCommerce platform while you integrate with the best-of-breed solutions, flexibility at scale and robust eCommerce. In addition, you will find why merchants like yourself need …read more
Ensuring you have the right price for your online products is one of the biggest challenges ecommerce B2B businesses face today. A key differentiator in today’s rapidly-evolving markets where competition is fierce is your pricing strategy. eComchain expands your pricing strategy options with multiple custom pricelists, composed of any combination of products, and assigned to specific accounts. If a product is not assigned to a potential buyer’s account associated pricelist, the default price will be displayed. This capability is especially helpful if you have a multi-level discount strategy.
eComchain makes it easy to import your B2B customer accounts in bulk. Administrators can export customer data into a simple downloadable .CSV template. The .CSV file can then be imported in eComchain to create customer accounts.
You spent a lot of effort and went over your budgets fine-tuning your Oracle ERP application. Now its time to get the most out of the various backend processes, by implementing eComchain online store that becomes an extension of your Oracle ERP application, without disrupting the existing business processes with lower TCO and quicker ROI With an intuitive catalog management, enhanced order processing, pre-integrated pricing & shipping logic, marketing & loyalty program setups that complement your current Oracle E-Business Suite modules, you as an administrator of your organization, can launched a complete B2B2C eCommerce portal leveraging your investment in …read more
A Punch-out catalog is a specific type of a web-based supplier catalog that connects an organizations e-procurement system. For this demo, we shall be using Oracle’s e-procurement system. Procurement systems are very complex and require expensive software. They are used by large companies to ensure buyers make all purchases in a controlled framework. There are 2 benefits of using the system Saves buyers time and effort Allows executives to keep track of purchasing pattern Since the procurement system is internal to the organization suppliers and buyers can access the system to make purchases. Thus having a punch-out catalog can be …read more
With consumers becoming more demanding and manufacturers finding various means to entice their customers. Many manufacturers are finding creative means to respond to customers using e-commerce as a platform. Forrester Research says B2B e-commerce market is expected to reach $1.3 trillion by 2020. 80% of consumers use social media to research products and services and then consider buying. Over the years B2B manufacturers have noticed more customers are frequently placing the orders via an online portal. With consumption at robust levels and availability of faster internet and connection speeds. E-commerce is a new way of shopping and whether it is …read more
eComchain provides the site administrator payments and products page settings for each site. Login to eComchain dashboard and the administrator shall see the ‘Settings’ tab on the left and under the settings tab there are subcategories like shipping, pricing payment, manage email template etc. On the dashboard screen, the administrator can see various other options like Upload Distributors, Create Sites, Add Categories & Assign Products. Under the Site-Specific Settings, there are payments to allow payments using credit and debit cards, PayPal etc. The end user page shows the shipping information and billing information and the payment method for the customer. …read more
At eComchain, we provide users a dashboard with customized options. The user can add various suppliers and link it to their warehouses. Organizations can maintain their current stock at an SKU level. Once the user has logged into his dashboard, the user can either create a new supplier or download a template. Fill in the details of supplier information and address information and click on ‘Create Supplier’. To upload bulk details of the supplier, use an excel template and fill in all the mandatory fields and then save the file on your computer for easy access. a user can also …read more
If there’s anyone out there who claim they have the most efficient and complete Cloud-based B2B eCommerce platform, spend a few minutes contemplating. Here’s what makes B2B eCommerce implementations interesting and challenging, that also depends on the size of the organization and their business requirements. As per the definition shown on the Wiki page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B2B_e-commerce, the differences between business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) are as follows Buying Impulsively vs. Buying Rationally Single Decision Maker vs. Multiple Decision Makers Short-term Customer Relationship vs. Long-term Customer Relationship Set, Fixed Prices vs. Diverse Prices Pre-Delivery Payment vs. Post-Delivery Payment Deliveries focused on speed …read more