Magento has never been a robust B2B platform out of the box, but there always was an opportunity to get all missing features with the aid of third party extensions. The same is about the latest version of the ecommerce platform. Despite Magento 2 offers essentially improved ecommerce capabilities, its B2B functionality still requires various enhancements to be implemented. That’s why we propose you to check the following B2B Magento 2 extensions.
Before diving deep into the exploration of B2B Magento 2 modules, we’d like to draw your attention to all M2 extensions reviewed on Firebear. Although most of these tools a B2C-oriented, you can fully leverage them on your B2B store, so check the reviews: Magento 2 Extensions Reviewed On Firebear.
Improved Import and Export extension for Magento 2 is a full-featured solution which can be managed from the administrator panel in your browser. You do not need to use any applications.
The extension is helpful in managing b2b connections with your suppliers, getting your CRM and ERP systems integrated with Magento 2 catalog, customers, and orders section.
With the help of the extension you can set up automatic updates of the product catalog using cron scheduler. Specify the file you want to import from FTP/SFTP, Dropbox, local server or even Google Sheets. Set up a schedule and you are good to go.
In addition, Improved Import and Export extension allows you to import entities you cannot import with default Magento 2 import. The entities include: orders, categories, EAV and custom product attributes, CMS pages, cart price rules and other.
The most important entities that can ease your Magento 2 management and orders and EAV and custom product attributes. With product attributes import you can create both Magento 2 attribute sets and product attributes, moreover you can assign the attributes into groups. The attribute sets can be created automatically based of default attribute set.
The extension supports all most popular file types including CSV, XML, Json, XLSX (Excel) and ODS (OpenOffice). In addition, XML files can be transformed using XSLT templates. This is particularly useful for importing custom formatted XML files into your Magento 2.
Other file types can be mapped for separators and you can also map attributes in the file. So if your supplier provides you with the table with custom attribute names, you can quickly map them with required Magento 2 attributes. This is further complemented with Magento 1 and Shopify migration templates which can help you get started with Magento 2 sooner.
Recently released B2B Add-On for Improved Import and Export extension covers all B2B entities import and export: companies, shared catalogs, negotiable quotes, requisition lists. Every B2B entity comes with the sample files, explicit documentation and full guide list.
Airbytes is a reliable provider of B2B Magento 2 extensions. The company offers solutions that essentially improves the default B2B capabilities of the platform. Besides, you can fully leverage them in a B2C business. Check the core B2B Magento 2 extensions below.
Installing the AIRBYTES Sub Logins / Sub Accounts Magento 2 module and you will be able to create child accounts on the basis of a parent account. Each child account is provided with its own login parameters, credentials, and access levels. As an owner of the parent account, you can restrict child account. For instance, orders created from child accounts are placed only after the owner of the parent account approves them. Furthermore, it is possible to set limits on budget per order or on a daily, monthly, or yearly basis.
All sub logins on frontend are gathered in a grid. You can freely delete or edit them:
This is a very simple tool that essentially improves the daily routine of your customers. The extension adds a new attribute – Customer ID – that can be used as an alternative login parameter. If you have a list of existing customers, you can import it in a form of a CSV file updating a customer base. Install the extension, and buyers will no longer have to enter an email address to login into the system.
This is the improve backend grid with customers. Note that it has one additional column:
And this is a new customer account in the backend with a fully editable field:
An advanced price system is a heart of every B2B website. Unfortunately, the default Magento 2 doesn’t provide very wide opportunities when it comes to this vital aspect. Luckily, there is a reliable third-party solution, designed to solve the problem. For instance, you can check the AIRBYTES Price System Magento 2 module. It allows to add multiple prices and discount types; leverage individual prices and discounts; create category-specific customer prices; apply complex pricing rules; use group prices and price lists, etc.
This is a grid with price lists:
And here is how a customer group discount can be implemented:
Another important feature that is absent in the default Magento 2 platform, is the ability to create sales staff for your B2B business. The Sales Staff Magento 2 extension allows controlling the whole process of staff management including sales staff registration and order management. Furthermore, you can provide managers with privileges to register as sales staff members independently with your further approval.
The name of this Magento 2 B2B extension is quite informative: it is designed to simplify your interactions with dealers and representatives. You can view and edit only assigned customers and their orders which can be created manually right in the backend. Besides, it is possible to assign orders to various dealers as well connect customers with dealers in bulk right on the customer grid.
Note that a new column is added to the Orders grid:
Another vital B2B tool by Amasty is the Customer Group Catalog for Magento 2. With the aid of this Magento 2 module, you can replace all prices on your website with a ‘Call for price’ CMS-block. As a result, your users will be redirected to a custom CMS-page or to a 404 page depending on their customer group. Thus, you can motivate unregistered customer to register and fill in a retailer or wholesaler profile, by change visibility of certain store products and managing store catalog access according to your business needs without any headaches.
With the extension you can:
Hide product prices;
Hide ‘Add to cart’ buttons;
Restrict access to product categories for certain customer groups;
Disable direct links to product pages;
Use custom CMS-blocks instead of the price;
Use direct links to products hidden from category pages.
With the help of this extension, you can organize the work of your admins in the most efficient way, since it provides the ability to appoint certain admins to be responsible for specified areas of your store. As a result, administrators can see and edit only particular products, categories, store views, and pages. How is it useful for a B2B store? If you work in both B2B and B2C segments, the Magento 2 module allows you to divide your managers into two groups responsible for B2B and B2C parts of your store respectively. Besides, it is useful if you manage a multi-vendor website, which is often a B2B-related feature.
This is how you create a new admin role by choosing accessible areas:
A similar solution is used to limit access to categories:
For further information, check the official extension page:
If you are looking for a tool designed to implement wise payment management in your store, and it doesn’t matter if it is a B2B or B2C segment, give this extension a try. With Payment Restrictions for Magento 2 by Amasty, you will be able to restrict payment methods by the following parameters:
product attributes and product information;
customer groups and customer data;
As a result, you can essentially improve the productivity of your payment processes, multiplying business opportunities and decreasing risks.
Another useful set of restrictions can be implemented with Shipping Restrictions for Magento 2 by Amasty. This Magento 2 extensions provides the ability to restrict shipping methods using various parameters. As a result, you make shipping on your Magento 2 website legal as well as cost-effective, which is vital for both B2B and B2C businesses.
With Shipping Restrictions for Magento, 2 you can:
Block certain shipping methods offered by your carrier;
Use customer’s shipping data to create restrictions;
Create custom regions which have only certain shipping settings;
Use product attributes and order info for the same purpose;
Utilize such data as customer groups or store views to create a restriction base;
Manage coupon shipping.
These features will significantly improve your B2B ecommerce opportunities available with default Magento 2.
With the help of this Magento 2 B2B extension, you will also implement individual approach to your wholesalers and other B2B clients. By managing access to payment and shipping methods for various customer groups, you will be able to provide privileges to some of them. Note that the Magento 2 module combines the functionality of the two aforementioned extensions.
This Magento 2 B2B extension creates provides the ability to implement a complete request for quote solution in order to save your time and make your clients more loyal, as they get better price proposals.
With Cart2Quote, you can both receive quote requests through the frontend of your Magento 2 website as well as start quotations from its backend. The Magento 2 module also offers a great opportunity for negotiations with your customers about prices.
Note that this Magento 2 module supports all Magento 2 product types, as for other features, they include the following abilities:
Another reliable B2B Magento 2 module from the portfolio of Cart2Quote is Not2Order. This tiny B2B tool is designed to hide the “Add to Cart” button and product prices. This functionality is especially handy in a combination with the aforementioned extension.
This Magento 2 extension introduce such B2B ecommerce opportunities as the capability to change prices in bulk utilizing various parameters, work with related products, as well as define cross-sell and upsell parameters in a blink of an eye.
If you are looking for a tool designed to help you with applying mass price modifications and customize your current price rounding, pay attention to Mass Product Actions for Magento 2 by Amasty. Although the Magento 2 module is designed to improve B2C ecommerce experience, it is very helpful for the B2B segment.
Besides its B2B aspects, the Magento 2 module provides the ability to copy and spread custom options, attributes, and images; run fast delete for multiple products; create up-sells and cross-sells; and connect products to each other. And you can easily adjust product grid as well as display only the most important actions with Mass Product Actions for Magento 2.
With Propoza, we return back to the proposal software introduced by Cart2Quote earlier. If you need a tool which helps to receive and answer various quote requests, then this service might be useful for your ecommerce business.
Propoza adds an online quotation form to your Magento 2 store and links it right to your product catalog. Consequently, you can receive instant updates when a customer submits requests, rapidly creating price proposals.
It is also necessary to mention that Propoza offers a centralized interface for convenient proposal management. Due to this feature, you will never lose any emails related to price requests.
This one is a provider and supply extension for Magento 2. It is aware of supplier’s or buyer’s needs and takes into account all order minimums, available shipping methods, and possible supply delays. Besides, the extension offers a multi-currency manager and supports the integration of import duties and VAT. You can even integrate an entire provider list with your Magento 2 store to get all contacts within one place. Besides, the Procurement Management Magento 2 extension allows you to consult both an order status and history.
Another important feature is the optimization of stock levels – you get the advanced stock alerts function which notifies you every time your stock has reached a critical minimum. Notifications can be also enabled for orders of an out-of-stock product.
Although the Magento 2 module is listed in the B2B section of Magento Connect, it can be utilized for B2C ecommerce needs.
The B2B Suite Extension introduces an all in one solution for Magento 2 which essentially revamps the default B2B experience available with Magento 2. With the help of this tool, you can adjust your ecommerce website specifically for wholesalers, since the Magento 2 module provides the ability to:
Access important media files;
Quickly purchase products;
Quickly search products;
Reorder products from a specific time period;
View all products.
Besides, you get a complete control over wholesale login pages, preventing users who don’t have approved access from viewing your wholesale website. The same is about header and footer. It is also necessary to mention that you can easily control who can access your store by implementing various customer groups.
As for quick search, your customers can browse products by name or SKU. Alternatively, they can reorder previously ordered products. Furthermore, your clients get the ability to configure products before ordering and download associated files with this B2B suite.
If a full-featured B2B suite is too expensive or you do not need some of its components, we recommend you to pay attention to B2B Magento 2 extensions by WebKul. The company already offers 7 Magento 2 modules which add various B2B features to your ecommerce website.
Magento 2 Marketplace Paypal Adaptive Payment. This payment Magento 2 module splits the payment from customers between a seller, who gets a role of a secondary receiver, and an administrator, who is a primary receiver. The extension utilizes Paypal Parallel as well as the Chained payment method.
Magento 2 Marketplace Multi Vendor Module. With this tool, you can turn your Magento 2 website into an online marketplace, where the seller is capable for managing shipment, inventory, profile page and collection pages, and adding multiple products.
We recommend you install this extension if your B2B Magento 2 website attracts foreign customers. The Magento 2 module will essentially improve user experience by automatically switching store views and currencies according to customer’s location. The backend settings let you fully customize the way the Magento 2 module works.