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What is B2B Sangam?

B2B Sangam is a portal where users can buy or sell services and products of Industrial nature. The portal primarily operates on an auction methodology where multiple parties bid to tenders floated on the portal.

How long have you been in business?

Since 2016.

Who Buys and Sells on B2B Sangam?

Buyers and sellers throughout the India use the marketplace including businesses, corporations, universities, public organizations and equipment dealers.

Who are the clients?

B2B Sangam’s clients are business owners who float tenders, collect offer, conduct and create auction on B2B Sangam.

Who are vendors?

Businesses or companies that responds with offers on the tenders are the vendors. Vendors participate in the auction floated by client for getting order on B2B Sangam.

Whom to contact for help?

For any help, you should contact at email ID support@b2bsangam.in

Do I have to register?

Searching the equipment listings and making initial inquiries on B2B Sangam. doesn't require registration. However, if you want to continue to communicate with a seller after you initial enquiry you will need to create a login. We will prompt you to do this when you receive a message from a seller.

How can I narrow my search?

Categories are catalogued on category page of B2B Sangam. User can click the category page, and there will be a sub category page to narrow down the search. User can also explore various prominent brands on left of the page.

I've forgotten my password, what can I do?

Simply click here and enter the email address you used during registration. We will forward your password to you

How to contact the seller for piece of equipment I’m interested in buying?

Each For Sale listing has an “Ask the Seller a Question” button. Click the button and fill in the form to ask any the seller any questions about the equipment. We will forward your enquiry to the seller for reply.

How will I receive the seller’s response?

As soon as the seller replies to your enquiry we will send you an email notification. The email will contain a link to the Your Messages dashboard on B2B Sangam. where you can read and reply to the seller’s message and open any attachments.

Can I just accept the listed price and buy it straight away?

We can’t guarantee availability of the equipment listed so you will need to first ask the seller if the piece of equipment is still available for sale. If it is, simply click the “Buy it Now” link in your email notification or on the Your Message page and complete the form. We will email the seller and check that they are happy to go ahead with the sale and then email you with a link to a Transaction Summary page.

What do you define as a business day?

A business day is a India business day i.e. Monday to Friday, but excluding public holidays.

How much equipment can be listed?

There is no set limit on the amount for equipment listing on B2B Sangam. Check out our Listing section to learn more about listing equipment.

How do I add display picture on profile?

Uploading a picture can makes it easier for people to identify user and creates a certain level of trust. To add your picture, click on My Profile, click Update button, click Upload avatar, select the picture you want to upload and click upload. These are the steps for uploading picture on the profile.

How will potential buyers contact me?

Buyers will contact you using the "Ask the Seller a Question” feature displayed on each of your equipment listings. You will receive an email notification from us when you have a buyer enquiry.

How do I communicate with a potential buyer?

All your messages and enquiries from buyers are available in the Your Messages pages on portal. We’ll send you an email notification every time you receive a message - simply login to read the message and to send your reply.

How do I sell equipment on B2B Sangam?

When buyers are interested in your equipment they will use the "Make an Offer" feature to get the ball rolling. We'll email you when you have an offer - then it's up to you if you want to accept the deal.

Why Procurement software is required?

Procurement software to help cut costs, manages and controls their budgets, and enhances aspects of their spending and approvals processes.

Procurement solutions aids the organizations in managing interactions on every step. This interaction takes place between category manage, receivers, buyers, originators, and vendors.

List of crucial tasks procurement solution executes are listed below:

  • Request initiations,
  • Bid analysis,
  • Quotation approvals,
  • Purchase order placements.

These systems also help an organization in maximizing their profit with every PO (purchase order).

Ability to manage large amounts of data effectively, while accumulating after all purchases.

Make sure that everything in the organization is carried over through each sourcing cycle.

Allows organizations to see data from their purchasing orders to see where they can effectively cut costs, when needed.

Helps to ensure that the right people know about any orders being placed.

Quotation Comparison - feature allows organizations to view their choices and compare them in a single place, which allows them to make the best selection for their needs.

Spend data analysis - used to help in analyzing different trends of purchasing, and it helps to evaluate different vendors to see which will provide the best negotiating position.

Organizations must decide before purchasing B2B Sangam software that whether they want software as service “e-procurement” system or traditional site installation based system.

Questions that an organization should ask when evaluating which solution to buy:

  • Will this program support your organization's commodity purchasing and how?
  • Does an organization's procurement department deal mainly with indirect procurement or direct procurement?
  • Does this system match an organization's uses?
  • What's the delivery process and PO approval?
  • Does this system help with statutory compliance?

E-procurement enhancements - Help in speeding up all of their buying activities, removing any existing roadblocks, and decreasing any policy breaches.

It helps the organizations in keeping track of direct and indirect spending, and aids in finding consolidated opportunities.

Data security is extremely crucial for every organization, and hence it is tremendously essential that they ensure their data is secured throughout the supply chain. Furthermore, organizations need to make sure that proper people are in place for security and they are accountable for security breaches.

What are the key benefits of e-procurement?

  • Analyzing intelligence data for a business is important in being able to plan and forecast for an organization, accordingly.
  • A single platform to share and collaborate with suppliers.
  • Receive alerts while tracking events.
  • Sharing and collaborating within the organization.
  • An organization can standardize their procurement process

What are the key challenges before organization now in e-procurement?

Inflexible suppliers - It is important that organizations deal with vendors that will accommodate their requests, and the majority of vendors will heed requests in order to gain an organization's business.

Exceeding budget - Budget of any organization exceeds when the organization lacks communication, that leads to over-spending. In order to rectify these issues, user should receive regular updates for budget and latest financial status of organization.

Wrong Orders - Proper checks and balances are important to help prevent this in the supply chain. Orders must be managed and checked at multiple checkpoint by managers in order to catch accidental placement of order, ultimately resulting in decline of wrong orders.

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