Multi Vendor Magento 2 - Managing Suppliers (Admin Panel)
Manage Suppliers (Admin Side)
To manage your suppliers, navigate to Suppliers → Manage Suppliers on the Admin Panel.
Here you will find a list of all suppliers, including basic information about the suppliers and links to their supplier profiles.
You can click on any supplier to access and change settings related to their accounts, like products, orders, billing agreements and product reviews.
Supplier Shipping Costs
Suppliers can define their own shipping methods and choose from these options: Flat Rate, Table Rate and Free Shipping.
Flat Rate and Table Rate require a handling fee. If suppliers choose the table rate option, they will have to upload the CSV file, as it is used in Magento table rates, so that shipping cost can be automatically calculated.
If no choice is made by the supplier, the default shipping rate will be used.
Supplier Sold Products
Under 'Sold Items',you will find a list of all of the products sold by this particular supplier.
Individual Sales Fee
In the Account Information section, you can define the percentage fee charged from suppliers for each of their sales.
You can set a default fee that applies to all vendors, or set an individual fee per each supplier separately.
It possible to access the Billing Report to your suppliers at the Admin Panel by navigating to Suppliers → Billing Report.
The Billing List displays a filterable, exportable, and detailed list of all orders and related billing information, including Vendor Id, Order Id, Date of Order, Order Status, Subtotal, Net Income, Paid Amount, and Payment Date.
Click on the 'Edit' link to edit or make the payment to a Supplier. Here you can enter the payment amount and date to pay the Supplier for this particular order.