Welcome to Africa’s first tough stuff e-commerce marketplaceNdivhuwo Mamukhwana
Welcome to Africa’s first tough stuff e-commerce marketplace – TradeFed a one-stop-shop to connect the sellers and buyers of industrial goods to help our resilient economies thrive.
You have landed on our very first blog post, here we are going to walk you through the platform and show you how it works, who it’s for and how to join the e-commerce backbone of Africa’s toughest industries.
We know how hard it is to find quality discounted industrial goods and products. First, it’s time-consuming to find the right solution at the right price, and then you have the logistics to worry about. We also know that selling slow-moving, excess or provisioned stock is even more difficult, especially when cash flow is a concern and that’s why we’ve created TradeFed.
For the buyers out there looking for quality discounted industrial products, we can offer bang for your buck in a timeous manner. What better way to find what you’re looking for than browsing through our listings. Much easier than trawling through individual supplier websites or warehouses to find yourself a deal!
This is a match made through TradeFed.
Not only does TradeFed stringently vet suppliers so that you, the buyer is confident in the products you are viewing, we also offer live-pricing and all-inclusive logistics solutions, making it easy to buy what you need. Now you can get on with production and attend to your clients’ needs timeously with quality goods and services.
Our live-pricing policy ensures that there are no surprises when buyers hit the pay button. Delivery costs are calculated at checkout and included in the final amount you pay for your order. No estimates, no separate delivery invoice – you will know upfront exactly the amount you will pay for each purchase! Easy and seamless.
When it comes to the logistics side of things – TradeFed has a flexible and dynamic delivery solution for customers. Depending on the nature and size of your order, TradeFed’s third-party logistics partner offers a variety of delivery trucks ideally suited to your product order.
The Nitty Gritty:
To sign up as a buyer is simple – individuals and businesses can create an account on TradeFed’s platform by following the sign-up flow; just a few clicks and you’re ready to start shopping!. As a respectable and responsible entity, we do run credit checks on our suppliers and customers.
Once you have been vetted by TradeFed, all you have to do is upload your excess, provisioned, slow-moving, redundant or current stock onto our live platform. You will then be able to reach buyers without having to go to auctions or produce detailed sales brochures. Simply click and sell!
Want to be a seller? As a registered business you can sign up as a seller on our platform and get selling! Once you have created your seller account by following the sign-up flow, a TradeFed representative will contact you within 72 hours to set up a date to visit your premises. We need to vet each seller with a physical visit to your warehouse, to kick the tyres and check that all your documents are legit before officially onboarding you. We will also request you to sign a service-level agreement (SLA). After this approval process, TradeFed will contact you within 72 hours to set up a vetting meeting. If you already have a relationship with TradeFed, one of our representatives can sign you up as a seller after having conducted the vetting process – All done and dusted.
So, let’s get down to business. Get your head around all the tough stuff you can sell and buy through TradeFed’s online store. Now there is a single marketplace for trading in commercial and industrial products such as agricultural goods, bulk foods, heavy-duty machinery, lighting and electrical, tools and hardware, and more.
We’re here for the mechanics, the car experts and the petrolheads. Whether you need car or bike parts, engine parts, truck parts or trailers – we’ve got you covered. You’ll find everything you need here. Finding what you need is much easier than before.
Need farming equipment and machinery? You’ve come to the right place. You’ll find everything you need to let your agricultural business thrive.
If you are into surface or underground mining – you’ll need tough mining tools and equipment to get to the coal face. Here you’ll find protective gear, conveyor belting, crushers, pumping systems, mining machinery and pipes, to name a few.
Foods & Ingredients:
Need bulk stock to boost your food business? On the hunt for a quality bargain? You’ve come to the right place. We sell spices, seasonings, soups and a variety of non-perishable goods here.
Switch on ultra-convenience with our lighting solutions. Whether you need bathroom and home lighting or commercial and floor lighting – we sell it all. We offer eco-friendly products like LED lights, wire and track systems, as well as an array of fluorescent lights, halogen bulbs, lamps and spotlights. Here you’ll find everything you need to light the way.
Tools and Hardware:
Tough jobs need tough tools. From abrasive chemicals, hydraulic tools, bearings, fasteners and drill bits – we’ve got the hardware, hand tools and toolkits you need to get the job done!
We’re champions for Africa’s toughest industries. On our site, you’ll find high-quality, vetted industrial goods for any job. Look no further. We even have PPE, medical supplies and occupational health and safety products to keep people safe while they get on with their business. Shopfitters will find ideal retail store fixtures, and tradesmen will find everything they need from toolkits tapes, adhesives to sealants. Whatever the need, we’ve got an industrial product for you.