Presentation on theme: "Texas A&M University - Commerce Touchnet Marketplace"— Presentation transcript:
1Texas A&M University - Commerce Touchnet Marketplace Introduction
2What is Marketplace ?Marketplace is a set of tools to design, build, and maintain online shopping.Marketplace consists of two components:uPay SitesPayment only sites that are linked to existing or custom payment pages.uStoresComplete self-contained online storesPart of an online mall that contains all the uStores
3uPay SitesTexas A&M University – Commerce currently has 18 uPay (payment only) sites collecting payments. Last year, our uPay sites processed 4,435 transactions for $334,366.00, but no Marketplace stores sales. Since launch on Nov 20, 2013, our Marketplace stores have processed 454 transactions for $14,
4uPay Site Payment Information uPay sites use a front end form to collect payment informationThe front end forms are developed and maintained by I.T.Payment information (amount) is passed to Touchnet to process payment
6Touchnet Marketplace http://marketplace.tamuc.edu The Touchnet Marketplace is a “Shopping Mall”, made up of many online stores.Online stores, “uStores”, can either be in the shopping mall or standalone.We are currently on Touchnet Marketplace version 6.0, and scheduled to update to version 6.5.
11Order Fulfillmentnotification of placed orders are sent to store managerOrders can be “auto-fulfilled” or manually fulfilled.
12Marketplace Stores Features Provides an easy, user-configurable online site for sale of goods and servicesReduces dependence on IT resourcesSupports a wide variety of online commerce activities including tickets, events, donations, merchandise, summer camps, banquets, fundraisers, mailing lists, and more….Provides secure, PA-DSS compliant payment processing. (Touchnet handles all payments)Funds are deposited directly into the designated FAMIS account.
13Marketplace Stores Features Tracks Inventory – Restrict Sales to InventoryAllows for recurring paymentsReports downloadable in ExcelRefunds directly from MarketplaceProducts can be enabled or disabled, also by calendar datesProducts can be grouped by store and product categoriesNo COST to your area !!!Cash transactions at TAMUC are going away
14How Do I Get Started? Request a Store - email@example.com Financial Services will create a Marketplace Store site for you to use.Each area will be responsible for placing inventory and processing orders in the store.Link to the mall and your store from your TAMUC web pages.Start collecting payments.
15Questions? Jon Puttonen, Business Technical Services Coordinator x3137 Rose Moreno, State and Treasury Accountant x5042Sameer Vitvekar, GA (Marketplace admin) x3107