The client wanted a solution comprising the following qualities:
- Web-based marketplace catering to perishable goods only.
- Connect buyers to sellers without compromising privacy.
- The ability of Sellers to showcase products and specs to receive interests.
- The ability of buyers to search for products and save searches.
- The ability of buyers to bid on products and communicate with the seller.
- Sellers should be able to accept bids partially or fully for their listing.
- Automated notification system for bids and acceptance.
- Detailed analytics on listed products for buyers on the platform.
SOLUTIONS WE PROVIDED
The customer enjoyed the following benefits through the solution provided by team.
- Robust marketplace with UX specific to perishable goods. Members can be both buyers and sellers.
- Only buyers can initiate communication with the seller. The sharing of the profile is a voluntary action.
- Easy intuitive UI to list any type of perishable product. Bulk uploads allowed.
- Buyers can create and save searches. Results auto-updated when new offers are added.
- Buyers can place bids on one, many or all lots of a listed offer.
- The seller can accept bids from different buyers on different lots of the same offer.
- Email and in-app notifications are auto-sent when bids are placed or new offers are added.
- Average bid value, average quantity, distance, etc for an offer are displayed to buyers.