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  • Ecommerce for Builder's Merchants

    Leading B2B, D2C and B2C ecommerce platform
    and solutions ideal for the building industry.

Sell effectively online to your customers with an ecommerce solution that can cater for both trade and consumer audiences. Utilising our highly evolved ecommerce platform, tradeit, we work with market leading organisations to implement flexible, robust and scalable B2B ecommerce solutions. When it comes to ecommerce we can offer builder's merchants something different to the industry standard, allowing ambitious merchants the ability to stand out online and offer their customers an innovative market-leading ecommerce solution.

tradeit Ecommerce Platform

Capable of handling an unlimited number of products, variations, prices and customers, the tradeit ecommerce platform has been built from the ground up to natively support both B2B and B2C ecommerce making it ideal for builder's merchants, timber merchants, plumber's merchants and electrical merchants looking to support both trade customers and end users.

  • Click & Collect/Reserve

    Offer Click and Collect or Click and Reserve via any branch collection points, trade counters or warehouses.

  • Customisable products

    Allow customers to specify materials to be cut to size (and calculate pricing accordingly) online.

  • Invoicing

    Give customers full details of invoices, let them view, download or pay them online, with credit limits and terms applied.

  • Pricing

    Offer personalised pricing, with and without VAT, including MOQs, quantity discounts and quantity steps.

  • Call Centre/MOTO

    Setup/view customer accounts and process orders on their behalf of online, phone/fax and email orders.

  • Quotation System

    Build customers' quotes for them and then email/send to their online account to be converted to orders.

  • Integrations

    Real-time integrations with back office systems from all leading vendors, as well as any in-house systems or third party tools/plug-ins.

  • Stock checker

    Let customers check live stock levels of any product at any branch, online.

  • Customised design

    Stand out from your competitors and avoid a cookie cutter look and feel with a completely unique design in line with your business and brand.

  • Re-ordering

    Enable quick and easy re-ordering with saved baskets, quick order pad and regularly ordered items lists.

  • My Account

    Provide customers with a dedicated 24/7/365 self-service portal containing all information including billing, order history, credit limits, payment terms and much more.

  • Multiple Payment Options

    Offer customers the choice of buying on credit or debit card, on account, or via invoice.

  • Multi-address Delivery

    Let customers place a single order for fulfilment to multiple locations, ideal for shipping to multiple sites.


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B2B Ecommerce Resources

    Learn how the functionality of tradeit is ideal for powering your online builder's merchants, timber merchants, plumber's merchants & electrical merchants.

    Learn more about why tradeit has been designed from the ground up to create stunning B2B ecommerce experiences.

    Get a more in depth overview of our B2B ecommerce solutions and integrations.

    See a comprehensive list of the B2B feature set of tradeit.

B2B Ecommerce News & Insights

UX Lab - Bringing your quote management online and into the 21st century
Using tradeit's call centre tools, your sales staff can now digitally manage their quotes online and convert more to orders...
Avoiding internal and external channel conflict with ecommerce
How you can avoid channel conflict when launching or expanding your ecommerce channels...
client news  
Data Direct entrust their B2B ecommerce to tradeit
Printer and copier distributor replatform to the Uk's leading B2B ecommerce platform...
client news  
Stateside Skates take their B2B ecommerce to the next level with tradeit
Award-winning, worldwide distributor of extreme sports products launch their new class-leading site...
Trading with Europe post Brexit - the ecommerce point of view
How the new rules may affect your ecommerce business following Britain's withdrawal from the European Union...
client news  
PME Cake launch new Spanish channels
Leading baking supplies company continue their international online expansion with tradeit...
Ecommerce Trends 2021
Our experts highlight some of the key functionality they expect to gather momentum or be introduced to ecommerce over the coming 12 months...
UX Lab - Types of ecommerce model and determining site access
We explore the different types of ecommerce model you can deliver with tradeit and the workflow you can adopt within them...
client news  
Westcoast expand their online offering through Data Select
The leading IT distributor share their new online portal for all things mobile...
client news  
Culpitt upgrade their B2B ecommerce offering on tradeit
The UK's leading wholesaler of sugar crafting equipment and edibles launch their new B2B ecommerce site via the tradeit platform...
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