Easy order entry, strong customer relationships

solutions for vendors

Our platform at a glance

With simple system you can realise the distribution of your products & services in a simple way. We offer efficient customer and catalogue management, digital interfaces for order transmission and tools for analysing and optimising your activities on our platform. It is up to you: Win new customers actively or work only with existing customers. We gladly advise you on the optimal possibilities of use and look forward to working with you.

Catalogue management
Order Management
Sales Analysis
Partner Marketplace
Open Marketplace
  • For vendors

    Catalogue management

    Your benefits
    Unrestricted sovereignty over your customer relationships, product range and prices
    Secure your customer access: simple system is not a retailer, but connects customers and vendors and supports their direct business relationship
    Grow faster: With simple system, customers bundle their order volume to a few, deliberately selected system vendors Be one of these partners and benefit from it.

    Catalogue management

    Selling on simple system does not mean giving up customer relationships. Vendors do not compete with us as a platform. simple system is not a retailer and does not offer trademarks.

    On our platform, you decide who can see your products, who you want to collaborate with and at what conditions you sell. We act as a neutral partner who enables you to map your customer relationships smoothly. Make assortments with negotiated conditions available to existing customers and optionally sell on our open marketplace. Potential new customers cover their marginal and one-off needs there.

    Manage your existing customers, requests from new customers as well as your catalogues, price lists and T&Cs in an intuitive, browser-based application.

  • For vendors

    Order Management

    Your benefits
    Increase your eQuote: Every order ends up directly in your system via an electronic interface
    Stay flexible: If necessary, simply configure the type and format of the incoming order yourself in our vendor portal

    Order Management

    The digitalisation of incoming orders has not only been a topic at all B2B trade conferences in recent years. It is also one of the keys to sustainable time and cost savings in sales. Configure your interfaces with simple system as you wish: In addition to sending orders by email with a document attachment or as plain text, we offer you the formats OpenTrans 1.0 & 2.1. In addition to the reception type Email, the following are also possible: HTTPS Post, FTP/SFTP Push and FTP/SFTP Pull.

    Our vendor management gladly advises you on the configuration of incoming orders.

  • For vendors

    Sales Analysis

    Your benefits
    Keep track of the development of your customer relationships
    Discover patterns and habits to suggest tailor-made offers to customers
    Recognize market trends at an early stage in order to adjust your planning accordingly

    Sales Analysis

    Analyse your sales success: Which product groups are doing particularly well? From which departments and with what frequency do orders come in? Where is there untapped potential? Follow in detail how individual existing customers are developing in order to be able to advise them precisely and expand your joint business.

    In consultation meetings, many vendors on simple system have confirmed to us that their customer relationships on simple system have developed significantly better than business relationships outside of our platform. Identify these patterns in our evaluations and derive business strategy measures.

    Our vendor management will be happy to advise you on sales and business development opportunities on our platform. Note: The sales analysis is currently only available in the new platform environment (NextGen), which will be gradually introduced this year for all partners (customers and vendors).

    Besides, data security is one of the key values at simple system. This also includes the fact that no data on the business success of competitors can be analyzed on simple system.

  • For customers and vendors

    Partner Marketplace

    Your benefits
    Individual maintenance of the business relationship with existing customers
    Central management of catalogues and prices
    Sales protected from insights of other platform users

    Partner Marketplace

    The partner marketplace is the core of simple system. This is where existing business relationships are being digitised. Provide your customers with individual catalogues that are not visible to other platform users. simple system acts solely as a technical service provider, not as a retailer. On our platform, you decide who can see your products, who you want to collaborate with and at what conditions you sell.

    simple system does not operate as a retailer and does not sell its own brands.

  • For customers and vendors

    Open Marketplace

    Your benefits
    Win new customers
    Generate additional sales
    Establish long-term business relationships

    Open Marketplace

    The core of our business model is to directly connect customers and vendors in an established business relationship. In the open marketplace, buyers can place marginal and one-off requirements with new vendors or find and check them before deciding on a long-term partnership.

    Provide a public catalogue and benefit from orders placed by over 1,500 medium-sized companies that organise their procurement on simple system. Convince potential new customers with your competence and win them for a long-term business relationship. A purchase on the open marketplace often is the first step into a strategic partnership.

    Get advice from our vendor management on the opportunities in the fast-growing simple system marketplace.

For vendors

Catalogue management

Selling on simple system does not mean giving up customer relationships. Vendors do not compete with us as a platform. simple system is not a retailer and does not offer trademarks.

On our platform, you decide who can see your products, who you want to collaborate with and at what conditions you sell. We act as a neutral partner who enables you to map your customer relationships smoothly. Make assortments with negotiated conditions available to existing customers and optionally sell on our open marketplace. Potential new customers cover their marginal and one-off needs there.

Manage your existing customers, requests from new customers as well as your catalogues, price lists and T&Cs in an intuitive, browser-based application.

Your benefits
Unrestricted sovereignty over your customer relationships, product range and prices
Secure your customer access: simple system is not a retailer, but connects customers and vendors and supports their direct business relationship
Grow faster: With simple system, customers bundle their order volume to a few, deliberately selected system vendors Be one of these partners and benefit from it.
For vendors

Order Management

The digitalisation of incoming orders has not only been a topic at all B2B trade conferences in recent years. It is also one of the keys to sustainable time and cost savings in sales. Configure your interfaces with simple system as you wish: In addition to sending orders by email with a document attachment or as plain text, we offer you the formats OpenTrans 1.0 & 2.1. In addition to the reception type Email, the following are also possible: HTTPS Post, FTP/SFTP Push and FTP/SFTP Pull.

Our vendor management gladly advises you on the configuration of incoming orders.

Your benefits
Increase your eQuote: Every order ends up directly in your system via an electronic interface
Stay flexible: If necessary, simply configure the type and format of the incoming order yourself in our vendor portal
For vendors

Sales Analysis

Analyse your sales success: Which product groups are doing particularly well? From which departments and with what frequency do orders come in? Where is there untapped potential? Follow in detail how individual existing customers are developing in order to be able to advise them precisely and expand your joint business.

In consultation meetings, many vendors on simple system have confirmed to us that their customer relationships on simple system have developed significantly better than business relationships outside of our platform. Identify these patterns in our evaluations and derive business strategy measures.

Our vendor management will be happy to advise you on sales and business development opportunities on our platform. Note: The sales analysis is currently only available in the new platform environment (NextGen), which will be gradually introduced this year for all partners (customers and vendors).

Besides, data security is one of the key values at simple system. This also includes the fact that no data on the business success of competitors can be analyzed on simple system.

Your benefits
Keep track of the development of your customer relationships
Discover patterns and habits to suggest tailor-made offers to customers
Recognize market trends at an early stage in order to adjust your planning accordingly
For customers and vendors

Partner Marketplace

The partner marketplace is the core of simple system. This is where existing business relationships are being digitised. Provide your customers with individual catalogues that are not visible to other platform users. simple system acts solely as a technical service provider, not as a retailer. On our platform, you decide who can see your products, who you want to collaborate with and at what conditions you sell.

simple system does not operate as a retailer and does not sell its own brands.

Your benefits
Individual maintenance of the business relationship with existing customers
Central management of catalogues and prices
Sales protected from insights of other platform users
For customers and vendors

Open Marketplace

The core of our business model is to directly connect customers and vendors in an established business relationship. In the open marketplace, buyers can place marginal and one-off requirements with new vendors or find and check them before deciding on a long-term partnership.

Provide a public catalogue and benefit from orders placed by over 1,500 medium-sized companies that organise their procurement on simple system. Convince potential new customers with your competence and win them for a long-term business relationship. A purchase on the open marketplace often is the first step into a strategic partnership.

Get advice from our vendor management on the opportunities in the fast-growing simple system marketplace.

Your benefits
Win new customers
Generate additional sales
Establish long-term business relationships

Become a vendor

Digitizs your ordering processes, grow with your existing customers and win new customers with simple system.

Start risk-free on our platform and sustainably strengthen your customer relationships with a neutral platform.

What our vendors say about us

Partner testimonials

“For us, simple system is an effective and cost-efficient sales channel.”

Manuela Roth,
EMEA Alliance Manager Procurement Solutions
RS Components

simple system offers us a simple and efficient solution to cooperate with customers.”

Dominic Albers,
E-Procurement Consultant
Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG

“simple system offers an attractive market of customers, which we use to increase our reach.”

Thomas Gorn,
Head of E-Business,
Sonepar Deutschland GmbH