Magento Based Multi Vendor E-commerce Solution Built To Connect Vendors With Buyers [Case Study]

25 Mar. 2019 Case Studies

Multi-vendor e-commerce stores help to connect multiple sellers, vendors with their prospective buyers. An online marketplace helps to communicate with various retailers, vendors to sell hardware and safety products. Read on to learn how Rishabh Software leveraged Magento e-commerce platform to develop a multi-vendor online marketplace solution. Further, how the store as a single platform helped the store owner to manage the merchandise catalog, requests, invoices, obligations, and supply chain.

A Multi Vendor Online Marketplace Solution

Objective

Our customer wanted to develop an online marketplace platform to connect various retailers, vendors to sell hardware and safety products. Ideally, in an e-commerce store, a product is sold by different hardware distributors with various price tags. Our client wanted to implement multi-vendor portal management with various valuable features to help store owners manage the merchandise catalog, requests, invoices, obligations, supply chain in one single platform. Rishabh Software leveraged Magento e-commerce platform to develop the multi-vendor marketplace solution.

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Challenges

  • Manage multiple products, packages from various vendors
  • Commission Management for multiple Vendors
  • Shipment carrier integration
  • Bulk import, export of products

Approach

Rishabh Software’s team implemented a simple and result driven strategy for developing a Magento-based multi-vendor marketplace web application. We implemented performance validation and verification services to the MVC based architecture of the e-commerce system. We also integrated global payment gateways to support multi-currency transactions and performed security testing. A group of three Magento developers, two UI designers, one solution architect and one project manager executed the project delivering essential functionalities like:

  • Centralization of packages before delivery to manage multiple packages from multiple vendors
  • Admin / Product Manager to automate Vendor commissions
  • Custom extension development with Shipment Carrier integration

Apart from the above functionalities, we also delivered features like:

  • Simple & easy vendor registration, product listing
  • Rich keyword-based search
  • Product review manager
  • Product price management

eCommerce Marketplace Solution Architecture

Business Benefits

  • Simplified product management
  • Streamlined vendor commission process
  • Global and secure payment flow
  • One-click checkout process

Industry Segment

E-commerce

Customer Profile

One of the largest Hardware & Safety Equipment Seller in Europe

Technology and Tools

Operating System Ubuntu/ Cent OS/ Fedora
Web Server Apache 2.x
Database Server My SQL 5.x
Scripting Language PHP 5.x
Design Bootstrap / HTML 5 / CSS 3
Infrastructure AWS
Seeking Multi-Vendor E-Commerce Solution? Rishabh Software offers tailor-made solutions for your varied business requirements.
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