B2B eCommerce

New B2B ecommerce platform revolutionises construction parts marketplace

In a transformative move that emphasize SmartEquip‘s commitment to innovation and efficiency, the renowned heavy equipment commerce technology and networking company, a subsidiary of B2B marketplace giant RB Global, has unveiled the game-changing SmartEquip e-Commerce 2.0. This cutting-edge platform introduces a novel approach to the distribution of construction parts, offering authorized distributors, dealers, and fleet managers the opportunity to operate their personalized self-service commerce stores.

SmartEquip’s expansive parts catalog network features an extensive array of construction parts from over 700 original equipment manufacturers, providing an unparalleled level of choice and convenience to industry professionals. The platform empowers stakeholders to establish their own branded storefronts, thereby enhancing their ability to cater to the unique needs of their customers. This development is set to streamline the procurement process for construction parts, making it more accessible and efficient than ever before. Notably, SmartEquip is a proud member of the esteemed RB Global Inc. family, a B2B marketplace powerhouse known for its diverse portfolio of industry leaders, including Ritchie Bros., the global online auctioneer of commercial assets and construction vehicles. This strategic partnership enhances the company’s capabilities, allowing it to deliver unparalleled value and service to the construction and heavy equipment sector. One such partner, Andrew Malion, the president of Spectra Products Inc., a prominent braking equipment supplier, commends the SmartEquip product catalog. He attests that it significantly improves the customer experience by enabling users to access comprehensive descriptions and images of Spectra’s Brake Safe products. This feature is particularly invaluable for customers seeking the correct parts for their truck air brake diagnostic systems. Spectra Products Inc. recently joined the SmartEquip Network, affirming the network’s capacity to attract diverse suppliers and manufacturers, reflecting the ongoing growth within the SmartEquip ecosystem. With over 95,000 users across more than 42,000 equipment locations globally, the SmartEquip Network continues to expand and diversify, bringing an increasingly vast range of options to industry professionals. RB Global’s extensive operations encompass a wide array of digital marketplaces and service providers, making it a pivotal player in the B2B sector. The group includes Ritchie Bros., a global leader in online auctions for commercial assets and construction vehicles, among other esteemed entities. RB Global recently adopted its current corporate identity, transitioning from Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., reflecting the company’s evolving scope and ambition. For the year ending on December 31, 2022, RB Global reported total revenue of $1.7 billion and a marketplace gross transaction value of $6.0 billion, solidifying its status as a major force in the industry. We are excited about the launch of SmartEquip e-Commerce 2.0 and the continuous growth and innovation within the SmartEquip Network. For more information and to explore the possibilities this new platform offers, visit https://www.smartequip.com/ Acknowledgment: A special thanks to Digital Commerce 360 for sharing insights on this noteworthy development.

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