BENEFITS FOR SUPPLIERS
By suppliers, we mean any manufacturer, wholesaler, stockist, distributor or trader of project materials (oil and gas, power generation, renewable energies, shipbuilding, and construction). The key benefits for suppliers are:
Find new buyers at no cost
By joining projectmaterials.com, you can access new markets at a fraction of the cost of more traditional marketing investments (as scaling up your sales force or agents network, building an maintaining your own website, participating to fairs and exhibitions, spending in traditional advertising, etc.).
Access new markets
Projectmaterials.com publishes your products globally free of charge. When you showcase your products on our portal, they become visible to thousands of buyers from all over the world. By purchasing a premium product promotion, you can enhance the ranking of specific items on our search pages.
Find business opportunities that match your portfolio
Buyers can publish RFQs on our portal and you can find them easily. Responding to RFQs, you can open up new channels, opportunities and customers at no cost.
Our goal is to help our partner-sellers sell more, not to increase the level of competition on the market. For this reason, our strategy is to onboard a limited number of complementary suppliers rather than creating an highly competitive marketplace.
Traditional sales techniques can't compete with the simplicity, the efficiency, and the robustness of internet sales. By leveraging this channel faster than your competitors, you gain a sustainable competitive advantage for the years to come.
Reduce your sales and marketing costs for standard products
Responding to RFQs from buyers is highly inefficient for standard products and for small orders. If you publish your products for sale, you get orders online saving the time spent by your sales force on RFQs.
Save costs on traditional marketing
The Internet is the most powerful marketing channel you can leverage today. By publishing your company profile and your products online, you get immediate visibility and cut the investments in more traditional marketing channels, featuring higher costs and lower returns.
Higher stock rotation
Your stock is cash. By selling online, you can increase your stock rotation and improve your cash position.
Buyers can pay you in three, standardized ways on projectmaterials.com: 100% advance (stock deliveries); 30% at the order, 70% prior to shipment (for non-standard products). Standard payment terms help you, and your buyers, to have a certain framework to cooperate smoothly.
By adopting projectmaterials.com, you digitalize your sales operations without disrupting your current sales setup, tools and existing software (we do not overlap with other management, accounting, and shipping software that you may currently use). We call this, smart digitalization.
Easy price and stock management
You can upload products on our store via Excel, and update prices and stock levels easily by uploading your stock file after any price or stock revision. To help you set up your initial inventory list, you can download our product templates and customize them quickly.
Most of our services are free, we charge only the value-add services that deliver real value to your sales operations.
For more information, visit our seller's services page.
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