commerce, commonly known as e-commerce or eCommerce, consists of the
buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the
Internet and other computer networks.
The implementation of ecommerce not only speeds up the transactions process, it
also brings purchasing ease to your customers who can buy your products and
services speedily in a simple and secure way. Ecommerce implementation reduces
your business overheads while at the same time making your marketplace larger -
so you get the two-edged advantage of saving more at the same time of earning
more. Updating your business, for example by adding new products and services or
revising price lists, is easily implemented through eCommerce.
Electronic commerce is generally considered to be the sales aspect of
e-business. It also consists of the exchange of data to facilitate the financing
and payment aspects of the business transactions.
E-Commerce software offered by
Improsys consists of following advantages:
Ecommerce software allows people
to carry out businesses without the barriers of time or distance. One can log on
to the Internet at any point of time, be it day or night and purchase or sell
anything one desires at a single click of the mouse.
From the buyer�s perspective
also ecommerce offers a lot of tangible advantages.
1. Reduction in buyer�s sorting out time.
2. Better buyer decisions
3. Less time is spent in resolving invoice and order discrepancies.
4. Increased opportunities for buying alternative products.
The day-to-day pressures of the
marketplace have played their part in reducing the opportunities for companies
to invest in improving their competitive position. Ecommerce has provided the
solution by decimating the costs, which are incurred.
Ecommerce is ideal for niche
products. Customers for such products are usually few. But in the vast market
place i.e. the Internet, even niche products could generate viable volumes.
Another important benefit of
Ecommerce is that it is the cheapest means of doing business.
The strategic benefit using
ecommerce software is that it helps reduce the delivery time, labour cost and
the cost incurred in the following areas:
1. Document preparation
2. Error detection and correction
4. Mail preparation
5. Telephone calling
6. Data entry
8. Supervision expenses
Microsoft Windows XP or Server.
Microsoft Dot Net Framework 2.0.
IIS Server 5.1
Microsoft Office 2000 (or higher)/ SQL
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0.
Pentium IV (or higher).
RAM 2048 MB
Internet Connectivity 256 KBPS Broadband/ Lease line (Depending on Number of Users)