Self-service is now becoming an expectation in the B2B metal manufacturing industry. Make buying from your business easy with built-in CPQ, plus a 2D or 3D visualizer and guided selling. In Mind Cloud ecommerce integrates into your production backend.
The simple way to sell complex metal manufacturing online.
Is your metal fabrication business spending a fortune on marketing while still making sales via a telephone number? Selling manufacturing products and solutions is now as easy as using any consumer online shopping platform. In Mind Cloud offers your business what the rising generation of decision-makers in business expect:
Direct online offers and frictionless purchasing in a Sales Portal
Product visualizations and product configurations online
Smart recommendations for your cart and previously purchased equipment
Inquiry and order tracking across the entire process
How does In Mind Cloud’s Steel and Metal Ecommerce Software stack up in G2?
The steel and metal industry prefers In Mind Cloud according to these G2 reviews
"Over the past years we evaluated different commerce solutions to find a strategic partner that helps us reach the next level of customer experience. In Mind Cloud’s Digital Sales Platform stood out with superior end-user experience, easy administration, its unparalleled integral approach, and tight integration into our manufacturing backend. It is a big advantage being able to simply enrich our direct sales data for commerce and, in addition to that, ensure a quick launch by building on top of a proven platform.”
Ian G., Head of Global Aftermarket Operations, Satisloh AG, Member of the Essilor Group
Yes, our Digital Sales Platform comes with B2B manufacturing commerce capabilities. You can quickly build your product or spare parts catalog using real-time ERP data. We offer out-of-the-box commerce functionalities that can help you set up a partner or customer portal in just a few weeks.
Watch this video for a quick look at how it works.
Yes, with our B2B Commerce you can build your online offers out of the box with direct integration to your ERP. This can be a product or spare parts catalog, online guided selling, online configuration, 2D or 3D configuration, or a partner or distributor portal.
Yes, the Digital Sales Platform uses real-time information from your ERP to provide customers with insights into delivery dates, and availability (Available-to-Promise check in SAP). This level of transparency helps customers remove uncertainty, make better buying decisions, and buy with confidence.
Yes, self-registration helps you to effortlessly onboard new prospects and leverage commerce as a new channel for inbound leads. The entered email address will be subject to system checks. Of course, you can maintain full control over the content that new users are able to access.
In Mind Cloud is built on the SAP Cloud Platform and offers outstanding integration to SAP ERP. Manufacturers are using this data in their sales process from inquiry to order and through after-sales.
A variety of data can be consumed and synchronized with the Digital Sales Platform, for example:
Account Master Data
Material Master Data
Costing & Pricing Data
Stock, Availability and Credit Check
Equipment and Installed Base
The integration is built on a standard SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface) for information exchange and supported on the SAP Cloud Platform by Connectivity Service. (Read more about our SAP ERP Integration Set Up.
The integration is bidirectional which means data is not only consumed but can also be created directly in SAP ERP, such as
For Made-To-Order processes, In Mind Cloud creates materials and its Bill of Material to be created in SAP ERP. In addition to this, the integration supports custom features where a few examples are: credit limit check, custom field selection, etc.
From a process point of view, the SAP ERP integration covers everything from consuming master data and synchronizing products, to simulating sales order pricing and creating sales orders.
We offer various integration scenarios matching every manufacturer's business need, such as:
Bring existing Product Models from SAP S/4 LOVC to Sales teams in one user-friendly cloud app
Build Sales Models on top of SAP ERP-Materials or simplify the use SAP LOVC Models
Build Costing Models on top of SAP ERP Materials and other ERP Data to be consumed by sales teams
Hybrid usage for special use cases and custom solutions
The ecommerce platform for metal fabrication and metal products.
Power ecommerce through your ERP, with the end-to-end digital sales platform for alloy and metal manufacturing. Speed up your digital transformation with fast implementation across the entire business.