Marketplace Multi-Vendor - Admin View - Managing Suppliers
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, product reviews and ratings.
Supplier Shipping Costs
Suppliers can be designated their own shipping methods and assigned from from these options: Flat Rate, Table Rate and Free Shipping.
Flat Rate and Table Rate require a handling fee. If the table rate option is chosen for the supplier, the CSV file must be uploaded of the table rates, as it is required by, so that shipping cost can be automatically calculated.
If no shipping method is specified for the supplier the default shipping method 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.
The 'Action' row has links that help you controlling payments.
- Create Manual Payment - Here you can enter the payment amount and date to pay the Supplier for this particular order.
Making a payment simply changes the value the store owes to the supplier - no actual money is transferred.
- Create Paypal Payment - Note that this option is only enabled if the Paypal module is installed. Learn more about it or check its documentation articles.
If a Paypal account is properly configured, clicking this will send a payment to the configured supplier email.