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New 2OEM solution connects 25.000 purchasers with suppliers

March 30, 2021 9:27 am Published by Justus Pieke
The online portal service is based on a single sign-on connection, which offers retail users the freedom to navigate to all their suppliers from one portal. Up till now, it was only possible for suppliers to connect to the online portal service if the supplier already had a B2B portal in place. Now with the 2OEM service, Tradeplace can offer a portal that seamlessly is integrated with all other Tradeplace services.

AO now strategically connects to Tradeplace’s PIMS

March 2, 2021 1:23 pm Published by Justus Pieke
After e-ordering, AO now also uses Tradeplace for product information management (PIMS). A number of other major European retailers are already using PIMS for product information. Increasingly more retailers are choosing Tradeplace since product information comes directly from manufacturers and all product data is standardised. PIMS is free of charge for retailers.

All systems go! Tradeplace fully prepared for new EU energy labels

February 19, 2021 10:00 am Published by Justus Pieke
The new energy label must be visible for all European consumers in all retail shops, both online and brick-and-mortar, as of March 1, 2021. The EU is complying with increased consumer demand for clearer information about the energy efficiency of home appliances during their selection of appliances for purchase. With the new energy labels, EU consumers will be more empowered to make the right energy-saving purchase when buying domestic appliances.

Tradeplace manufacturers recognised by online British-German retailer AO

February 9, 2021 11:54 am Published by Justus Pieke
A number of Tradeplace manufacturers were recognised by AO at the AO Global Partnership Conference, the British-German electronics retailer’s annual event for manufacturers which was held in December. The end-of-the-year conference was held virtually due to the coronavirus.

Distributor Korver Holland joins forces with Tradeplace

January 21, 2021 8:52 am Published by Justus Pieke
The high-end design bathroom market especially involves complicated orders because of its customised installations. This market especially requires close coordination and management of several types of manufacturers and suppliers for timely delivery of installations. A fully automated e-ordering process was an important step for Korver Holland to improve customer experience during the entire delivery process.

Retailers join up with Tradeplace on cross docking projects

December 17, 2020 2:53 pm Published by Justus Pieke
Accurate, reliable data is key to successfully implementing cross docking. So is cooperation between suppliers and retailers. Find out how Elkjøp Nordic AS (Part of Dixons Carphone plc) and Tradeplace, collaborated to make cross docking a success.

Luxury design sanitary ware supplier Duravit strategically aligns with Tradeplace

November 24, 2020 7:41 am Published by Justus Pieke
Tradeplace’s Direct Connection offered Duravit more benefits strategically since all its affiliated trade partners are also connected to its hub. Direct Connection operates within the highest level security parameters and is fully encrypted so that critical information never falls into the hands of competitors. Every supplier receives its own protected workspace and portal on Direct Connection and can maintain a complete overview of all logistical information and processes.

Tradeplace prepares for new energy labels

November 17, 2020 9:32 am Published by Justus Pieke
New pictograms will be introduced, and some pictograms will remain, that provide more and clearer information about energy efficiency such as water consumption, annual energy use, energy use per cycle, noise emission, and cooling and freezing capacity. Consumers will also be able to scan a QR code at the top right corner of the label which links them directly to the European Commission’s European Product Database for Energy Labelling (EPREL). This database contains energy efficiency information directly from manufacturers, which is considered by the industry to be the most accurate and reliable.

BORA takes strategic leap with Tradeplace’s order management

November 12, 2020 4:55 pm Published by Justus Pieke
The high-end design kitchen market involves complicated orders because of its customised installations. Close coordination and management of a variety of manufacturers and suppliers are required for timely delivery of installations. A fully automated e-ordering process was an important step for BORA: changes to orders that were previously made manually will now be automated for BORA via Tradeplace’s Direct Connection.