Before applying, please review our minimum requirements and expectations:
To ensure that the online Marketplace products fully integrate into the GlobalIndustrial.com website, the following minimum data is required:
- Descriptive product names or titles
- Clear product descriptions or titles
- Informative item copy explaining the product
- Manufacturer name & part numbers
- Unique seller part number if different from manufacturer part number
- Detailed product specifications or attributes
- Multiple hi-res images
- Country of origin
- Shipping weight
- Sell price
We would expect that you can provide listings that are accurate, complete, relevant and not misleading or otherwise deceptive.
Your inventory is accurate and up to date
Products, marking and labeling comply with all applicable laws
Marketplace sellers also need to offer acceptable return and warranty policies, ship on time and meet high customer service standards.
Once you’ve set up your account, uploaded your listings, and your items are "live", there will be a nominal monthly program fee of $99.95/month and a low referral fee on the order. Fees are based on the product category.
10% - 20% based on category and product offering. Click here for a list of rates.
Global Industrial Online Marketplace FAQ?s
What Is "The Global Industrial Online Marketplace"?
The Global Industrial Online Marketplace allows businesses to sell their products online on globalindustrial.com. Products are sold and shipped by third-party Marketplace "Sellers." Your company name will be listed as the "Seller" and hyperlinked to your personalized seller profile.
What makes The Global Industrial Online Marketplace different?
Our customer base includes a wide range of qualified B2B decision-makers in businesses from small to large Fortune 1000 companies, and in a wide range of industries from industrial, commercial, and manufacturing to education, government, retail, healthcare, and more. In addition, The Global Industrial Marketplace provides sales support to help sell your items to our customers, at no extra charge.
What categories do you accept?
Anything a business customer needs! For a reference, please click here to review our category listings.
How to sell and manage products and orders?
We offer an easy-to-use web-based portal to upload your products, manage pricing and inventory, manage orders and provide shipping confirmation. We also offer FTP or EDI options.
Do you offer fraud protection and payment processing?
Yes! Our stringent payment fraud protection helps avoid fraudulent orders. If needed, The Global Industrial Marketplace will bear the credit card fraud for all orders that are shipped in accordance with GIM’s instructions. We also cover all credit card fees and payment processing charges as part of the referral fee.
What are the fees associated with the program?
Once you’ve set up your account, uploaded your listings, and your items are "live", there will be a nominal monthly program fee of $99.95/month and a low referral fee on the order. Fees are based on the product category. Click here for category referral rates.
How do I get paid?
You will receive a settlement check approximately every 2 weeks for the previous 2 week’s shipments. Settlement includes gross sales proceeds less referral commission and monthly fee.