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If you are a professional industrial machinery or tool manufacturer and you’re looking for a one of a kind marketplace to increase your sales and expand your customer base. Look no further, Bolton Tools a division of Bolton Group, Inc. is the partnership you have been looking for.

Bolton Group, Inc. will expose your products to millions of customers around the world through various websites; blogs, social media advertisement, effective marketing and exposure helping you achieve your desired business goals.


BENEFITS:

Complementary exposure to thousands of existing customers worldwide
Over 10 years of experience in the industrial machinery market
Secure state of the art 120,000sq ft fulfillment center
No limit on products you can add to the marketplace
Easy to navigate and user friendly seller portal
Flat 18% commission fee. No Hidden Fees!





Signing up to become a seller is the first step to a prosperous and profitable relationship between you and Bolton Group, Inc.

Becoming a seller is as easy as 1, 2 & 3 

NOTE:
Signing up to become a seller does not imply guarantee of partnership. Other criteria must be met before approval, please refer to Sellers Terms & Conditions tab for full details.

To Become a Seller:

1. Click on the (Join Bolton Tools Marketplace Today!) button or visit https://boltontool.com/index.php?route=account/registerseller to register

2. Fill the registration form in its entire and make sure at the bottom of the form after reading the Terms and Conditions, you checkmark the box to the right of it and click the Continue button.
IMPORTANT: To expedite the review process, please provide a Website Link (if available) and as much detail as possible regarding the products you manufacture under the Company Description field. This information will help us determine if your product line meets our product criteria.

3. If no errors were found in the form, you will be directed to a new page Your Account Has Been Created!. You will also receive a welcome email from Bolton Group, Inc.
NOTE: Please allow 24 to 48 hrs for your partnership request to be reviewed by the marketplace administrator. Once approved, you will receive an approval email and immediately will be able to log in as vendor. 

Thank you for your interest in Bolton Group Marketplace. We hope we can facilitate a long lasting relationship with our vendors and mutual customers.

The first step in joining our team is registering at https://boltontool.com/index.php?route=account/registerseller for your specific products. The variety of products is currently limited to what Bolton Tools carries. Once registered, we will review your information and approve or deny within 5 to 7 business days.


Vendor Fees: There are currently no vendor registration fees. Setting up a vendor account will not cost you any money.

Commission Fees: The current fee for selling your products via Bolton Group Marketplace is a net 15% on the product price and a 3% flat fee for payment processing. We clarify below:

1. 15% for commission on any item sold.

2. 3% per order for merchant payment processing (credit card processing fee).

Shipping cost: Shipping cost will be charged only the payment processing fee (3%). No commission will be taken on shipping cost. As a drop ship vendor, you will be shipping your product. You will need to determine the shipping cost on each individual item you put on our marketplace. We will transfer the shipping amount into your account minus the 3% payment processing fee.

Returns: As a drop ship vendor, you must adopt Bolton’s return policy. Bolton has a 14 day return policy from date of merchandise receipt. There will be a 20% restocking fee on all returns. All returns should be shipped to your warehouse, not to Bolton’s warehouse. Please be sure to include a packing slip with your order that outlines the procedure to return an item to your warehouse.

We will reduce the amount of your next deposit by the amount of the returned items(s) minus our commission and payment processing fees. Once the return has been confirmed, we will proceed to refund our mutual customer the amount of the return minus the 20% restocking fee.

How to Upload a New Product:

General tab

1. Language
Select your language from the choices available (English, Chinese or Spanish)

2. Product Name
Using 65 characters or less including spaces, create a title name that clearly describes your product. The product name will be displayed as the main product title on the marketplace product page, category page and internal search results page.
Example: Metal Lathe Machine 14 x 40 with DRO - BT1440

3. Description
In this section, you can enter as much information as possible about your product. The description will be displayed on the product page only, however search engines may also utilize part of this content on search results. As a good practice, always avoid the excessive use of repeated keywords.
Example: Our Bolton Tools BT1440 Metalworking Lathe Machine, is Built to Outlast any Other 14 x 40 Metal Lathe Manufactured by our Competition…etc etc

4. Meta Tag Title
Using up to 55 characters including spaces, create a descriptive and unique product title name that will be displayed across all search engines and also on the Marketplace browser tab. Always avoid excessive repeated keywords.
Example: Metalworking Lathe Machine BT1440 – Bolton Tools

5. Using up to 160 characters including spaces, create a relevant description paragraph that will be used on all search engines to display brief information about  your product. This description will only be visible and displayed on search engines results.
Example: Besides Our Popular Bolton Tools 14” x 40” BT1440 Metal Lathe Machine, We Also Carry a Large Selection of Metal Working Machines and Tools that are a Must have on any Workshop…

6. Meta Tag Keywords
Meta Keywords are mainly designed to be used for search engines. To avoid getting penalize for spamming, limit the use of the same word to no more than 3 times. All keywords must be separated by commas and all non capitalized letters
Example: metal lathe machines, lathes, metalworking lathes, gunsmith lathe, lathes with dro, cnc lathe, etc...

7. Product Tags
Product Tags are helpful to produce faster and more relevant internal search results in our Marketplace. All tags must be separated by commas and capitalized letter are acceptable.
Example: 14 x 40 BT1440, Metal Lathe with DRO, Metalworking Lathe, etc…

Data tab

1. Model
Using up to 25 characters or less, either create or use an existing unique model number you may have for each individual product. Important: This model can not be used with any other product.

2. SKU (Stock Keeping Unit)
The SKU will be used for stock inventory, it will also serve as cross reference number in the event your product model number is different. Note: You can use the model number as SKU number if you prefer.

3. Price
Enter the individual product price without any additional fees. This is the price customers will pay for your product without any VAT or TAX. The product price must always be entered in dollar currency.

4. Tax Class
You must always select Taxable Goods. This will ensure any customer living in USA California will pay the required tax for the product.

5. Quantity
Here you must enter the specific quantity amount you will be shipping to keep in stock in our fulfillment warehouse. This quantity will be reduced automatically by every successfully order received.

 6. SEO Keyword
Using up to 55 characters, create a unique SEO url address. Each word must be separated by a dash -. and can not have any spaces or capitalized letters. This will generate a SEO url that will display in the address bar like http://boltontool.com/14-x-40-metalworking-lathe-machine-bt1440 Note: To make it unique, we recommend you use the model number at the end. See example below
Example: 14-x-40-metalworking-lathe-machine-bt1440

7. Image
This image will be used as the main product image. Only the following extensions are allowed .jpg . jpge .png. The image size can not be larger than 800 x 800 pixels with a resolution no higher than 72 DPI (dots per inch)

 8. Dimensions (L x W x H)
Here you will need to enter the appropriate outside dimensions of the individual product in INCHES. Length, Width & Height

9. Length Class
This is used as the unit of measure and must always be selected as INCH

10. Weight
Here you must enter the appropriate net weight of the product in POUNDS. Please round off to the next pound
Example: 1 pound and 9 ounces will be entered as 2

11. Weight Class
You must always select Pound for the weight class

Links tab

1. Manufacturer
The only option currently is Bolton Tools.

2. Categories
This is an autocomplete field. You will need to select the most relevant category for your product using the drop down menu.
Example: If you sell band saws you need to begin by typing band saws in the category field, than the following will display:
A.Saws > Band Saw Parts / B.Saws > Band Saws / C.Saws > Bandsaw Extend Stands. The first part Saws > represents the main category and the second part Band Saws represents the subcategory. In this case, you will select option B. Saws > Band Saws

3. Filters
Not required

4. Downloads
Not required

5. Related Products
If you have additional products in the marketplace that are related to this product, you could add them here. Please limit to 4 related products.

Images tab

1. On this section, you can add up to 4 additional images that will be used as thumbnails below your main product image. To add, simply click on the red plus button. This will generate a Bolton Tools image, click on the default Bolton Tool Picture to open your local hard drive where you can select the image you wish to upload.

Thank you for your interest in our Bolton Group vendor module.  We hope we can facilitate a long lasting relationship with our vendors.

The first step in joining our team is registering for your specific products.  The variety of products is currently limited to what Bolton Tools carries.  Once registered, we will review your information and approve or deny within 5 to 7 business days.


Vendor Fees: There are currently no vendor registration fees.  Setting up  a vendor account will not cost you any money.

Commission Fees: The current fee for selling your products via Bolton Group is a net 15% on the product price.  Shipping is excluded from this as Bolton Group will collect and pay the all shipping costs.

Returns:  Bolton will provide customer service and fulfillment for our mutual customers.  Bolton has a 14 day return policy from date of merchandise receipt.  There will be a 20% restocking fee on all returns.  After determining if the items are able to be resold, we will add back to your inventory.  If the item is not able to be sold again, we will contact the vendor about disposition.  We will reduce the amount of your next deposit the amount of the return that will be put back to inventory, and refund our mutual customer minus the 20% restocking fee.