Ever since its launch in December 2022, the ONDC network has become a buzzword, and rightfully so, as it possesses all the necessary features to completely reshape the Indian e-commerce landscape in the coming years. Its primary objective is to bring on board retailers, farmers, spices and seeds sellers, and all businesses that are not able to get online exposure in the Indian e-commerce landscape.
If you sell spices and seeds, it's the right time to go online by registering on the ONDC network.
Wondering what benefits you get when you sell on ONDC network? How can you register on the ONDC network? Well, this blog sheds light on all the benefits that spices and seeds sellers will get from the ONDC network, how a seller can register on the ONDC network, and why the Mystore buyer app is the best app to access the revolutionary open network setup. So, stay tuned.
Let’s start with understanding the ONDC network from the seller's perspective.
Table of Contents
- A quick introduction to ONDC Network
- Top benefits of selling spices and seeds on the ONDC network
- How Mystore makes it easy to sell seeds and spices on the ONDC network
- Stepwise process to sell spices on ONDC Network
Touted as UPI for e-commerce, the ONDC network is all set to completely reshape the e-commerce landscape in India.
The ONDC network is a Government of India-backed initiative that was started with the aim of bringing equal opportunities for sellers of every size and scale. By eliminating the limitations of platform-centric marketplaces, the ONDC network provides an open and unified platform where anyone can register and sell their products without any discrimination.
It empowers sellers to sell their products/services directly to pan-India customers, fostering direct communication and establishing personalized customer relationships.
When sellers register and sell on ONDC network, they gain access to numerous benefits that contribute to business growth and improve revenue.
Here are the top benefits that sellers can get when selling spices on the ONDC network:
It's quite easy to join the ONDC network for sellers. Any seller who wants to sell on ONDC network has to register on the open network using any ONDC network seller app like Mystore.
With Mystore Seller app, it becomes easier. Merchants can register and sell spices on ONDC network just by providing their basic information and GSTIN number.
Till now, we have seen that when any business wants to sell on any e-commerce platform, they have to pay a hefty amount as an upfront cost. Small and medium-sized businesses do not have a large budget and thus lag behind in competition.
The ONDC network enables everyone to register their business on the open network with minimal or zero upfront cost. For example, the Mystore Seller app has zero upfront cost.
Small and medium-sized businesses often face challenges in showcasing their products to a large audience. Unlike platform-centric marketplaces, the ONDC network follows open network protocols and provides equal opportunities for all sellers to sell their products. Small and medium-sized businesses can leverage this to increase product discoverability for pan-India buyers.
When you sell via Amazon, Flipkart, or any other marketplace, you have to adhere to their rules and policies. On the other hand, when you register on ONDC network to sell seeds and spices, you are your own boss. You are free to do business on your own terms.
- You can set prices for products
- Manage returns, refunds, and cancellations of products
- Manage offers and deals on products
It is crucial to know customer analytics to have a better understanding of whether your business is heading in the right direction. However, platform-centric marketplaces do not provide customer analytics to individual sellers.
But with the ONDC network, as you can manage your business on your own, you have access to customer data to make strategic decisions.
Businesses, especially small and medium-sized, often struggle with logistics challenges which include high charges and restrictive policies imposed by logistics companies.
Overcoming these issues, the democratic ONDC network offers a wide range of on-network logistic partners to choose from. You can make informed decisions and select the most suitable logistic partner by evaluating factors like delivery charges, best deals, and estimated delivery time for a specific order.
Mystore provides the best shipping rates for B2B brands from 20 + on-network logistic partners, including DTDC, FedEx, Dunzo, and others. Additionally, Mystore offers the flexibility to switch between on-network and off-network shipping options for product delivery as and when required.
Mystore Seller app provides out-of-the-box features that make it easy to sell on ONDC network.
- Mystore's seller app for the ONDC network has no upfront subscription costs
- Sellers get their own dedicated page to display their products and a unique QR code for easy access
- The app offers an easy-to-use admin dashboard for order management, logistics, and more
- Multilingual admin panel available in English, Hindi, and Kannada languages
- Built on a secure platform compliant with PCI-DSS standards
- The choice to use on-network or off-network logistics partners
- Next-gen e-commerce solutions with MACH architecture
- Provides a seamless experience for sellers on the ONDC network
Selling spices and seeds on the ONDC network is easy and effortless. Follow these simple steps to start selling on ONDC:
- Create your seller account on the Mystore buyer app with your GSTIN number and bank details
- List spices and seeds to sell on the ONDC network
- Start receiving orders from Pan-India buyers
- partner with on-network logistic partners for quick delivery
- Receive payment in your bank accounts
With these simple steps, you are all set to start your seller's journey on the ONDC network.
For spices and seeds sellers, the ONDC network brings a big opportunity to expand their business and cater to a wide customer base. You can sell on ONDC network and compete with market leaders in a democratic environment.
By utilizing Mystore’s ONDC network seller app, you can take your spices and seeds business to new heights. Registering on the ONDC network and embracing the digital marketplace is a strategic move that can lead to increased profitability and success in the spices and seeds industry.
Download the Mystore Seller app now.