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ShowMeTheParts B2B GCommerce Edition FAQ

ShowMeTheParts and VIC are working together – What Does It Mean?

Answers to the common questions raised from Suppliers and Distributors in response to the announcement about ShowMeTheParts B2B GCommerce Edition

 

Q: At what stage of development is ShowMeTheParts B2B GCommerce Edition?

A: GCommerce and SMTP have completed a successful Proof-of-Concept (POC) and are demonstrating the system at AAPEX, Booth 3661 and 3662 - www.aapexshow.com, November 1-3

 

Q: I’m a Distributor already using VIC and want to search with SMTP and order on VIC

A: Your VIC login will work on the ShowMeTheParts B2B site and enable you to order from those VIC suppliers who have signed up for SMTP B2B

 

Q: I’m a Distributor using SMTP and would like to order using VIC

A: You need to become a fully activated user of VIC. Your suppliers need to be active on VIC and sign-up for ShowMeTheParts B2B

 

Q: I’m a Distributor on the GCommerce EDI Network and want to search with SMTP and order on VIC

A: You need to sign-up for VIC and your supplier needs to sign-up for SMTP B2B and have their content in SMTP. Your supplier needs to be connected to you on the GCommerce EDI network

 

Q: I’m a Supplier, my catalog is in SMTP and I want to receive orders from VIC

A: You need to sign-up for SMTP B2B and you need to become active on the GCommerce network and sign-up for VIC. Then you can designate the distributors who are authorized to order from you

 

Q: I’m a Supplier, my catalog is in SMTP and I am on the GCommerce EDI Network

A: You need to sign-up for VIC and SMTP B2B, then set-up your customers who are authorized to order from you

 

Q: I’m a Supplier on the GCommerce EDI Network and want my customers to search with SMTP and order on VIC

A: You need to sign-up for VIC from GCommerce. And you should supply your catalog (ACES) and product information (PIES) to ShowMeTheParts and sign-up for SMTP B2B … then start shipping orders

 

Q: I’m a Distributor on the GCommerce EDI Network and want to search with SMTP and order on VIC

A: You need to sign-up for VIC and your supplier needs to sign-up for SMTP B2B and have their content in SMTP. Your supplier needs to be connected to you on the EDI network

 

Q: As a VIC Buyer how do I track my orders and see reports of my order activity?

A: Regardless of whether the order was placed through VIC or in SMTP B2B, VIC Buyers can access their through the VIC Portal, allow them to track orders, managing acknowledgements and run reports

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