Metalstreet is a B2B marketplace for steel trading in India. The platforms allows manufacturers, distributors, traders and brokers to effortlessly discover pricing and inventory across the country, connect seamlessly with each other (without any riders, limits, 'buy leads' etc.) and trade in a safe and secure virtual enviornment. Metalstreet also provides users access to services that include logistics, trade finance, freight insurance and warehousing.
A large part of the supply chain today is unorganized. In order to grow business and to leverage GST that has eased trade across state borders, it is imperative to discover, trade and connect on-the-go and in a simple, easy and transparent manner. Metalstreet is the perfect answer to this need and helps recreate a better trading ecosystem in the virtual world that will be beneficial to a user's business.
Metalstreet is led by professionals from industries such as steel trading, manufacturing & commercial technologies, financial services, software products and ecommerce. This team has vast experience across all facets of business and is commited towards making Metalstreet YOUR ONLINE VIRTUAL STORE that helps you take your business to the next level.
Metalstreet will be beneficial to all players in the supply chain of finished steel products. The players would include manufacturers, distributors, retailer, traders and brokers.
Discover inventory, pricing and news on-the-go.
Find and connect with new, verified trading partners to help grow your business.
Trade offline (for a limited period) and in a few weeks, trade on Metalstreet in a safe and secure enviornment. Access trade finance and transport services on Metalstreet to complete every transaction with utmost ease.
You can buy or sell all finished steel products such as angles, channels, beams, pipes, plates, coils, sheets etc.
Yes - as we go by, we plan to constantly add categories of steel and eventually move to other metals
Please visit www.Metalstreet.in and use the menu item on the top right to register. The process is easy and self explanatory. Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Metalstreet support.
During the registration process, you will be requested to provide soft copies of your individual/company PAN, GSTN and a cancelled cheque.
No. On Metalstreet, we understand every 'user' is a buyer and a seller. You can choose to sell your products or list your requirements, based on your needs. As a organization/individual who is a part of the supply chain, you typically buy and sell. Metalstreet understands this and allows you to do just that without categorizing you as a buyer or a seller. Hence, you are a 'user' who can buy or sell.
As a user, you will have access to the entire set of features that Metalstreet provides. For the first few weeks, Metalstreet will allow you to seamlessly discover and connect, but trade offline. Over the course of the next few weeks, you can not only discover and connect, but also trade securly through Metalstreet.
You will be asked for you personal details, organization details (address, warehouse (s) etc.), preferences and verification of phone numbers and email address.
When you set you preferences, that is, the products you are interested in buying or selling, Metalstreet will use that information to make recommendations of prospective buyers seeking your products or sellers with the ability to fulfill your requirement.
Yes - you can change everything but your organization name
A user profile page is a webpage that is dedicated to your organization. Your organization details, description, logo, products to buy/sell etc. are all listed on this page. This page is a public page - meaning, it will be visible to both registered and non-registered users of Metalstreet. This enables you to use this as your very own micro-website and the URL can be mentioned on your business cards or other communication material.
The user dashboard is your cockpit on Metalstreet and is the place from where you can control all your activities on the platform. From here, you can choose to be a buyer or a seller and perform a host of functions as both. You can also view notifications that you receive (from Metalstreet when a match is found for you) and receive messages and communicate with other users in addition to viewing your transaction history. Over the next few months, analytics will be added to the dashboard to provide you with business intelligence that helps fact-based decision making.
The details a user provides is used for verification in order to ensure that everyone on Metalstreet is a verified user. Our endeavour is to provide you with access to verified and credible trading partners and the collection and verification of details helps us towards that end.
Yes. Every user is verified.
Once you complete a trade, we urge you to rate the person/entity you traded with by assigning a star rating (scale of 1-5 with 5 being the highest). The person/entity you traded with will also be asked to rate you. This ensure that over a period of time, every user has an average user rating that will be an indication of his credibility/trustworthiness.
Each time you comple a trade or fulfill a requirement, you are asked to rate the user you traded with.
As a manufacturer, you can sell to any of the other players downstream. As a distributor, you can sell to traders, retailers or other distributors. Traders and retailers can source and sell to other traders and retailers. As a broker, you can discover sellers across the supply chain.
At this point, Metalstreet will serve needs of manufacturers, distributors, traders/retailers and brokers. As we go by, we will bring in consumers such as OEMs and SMEs.
You can list as many products for sale as you'd like. On your dashboard, please click on 'product to sell' and then on 'create a new listing'. Please enter the details required after which the listing is created and is visible to buyers.
Prospective buyers will receive a notification informing them about your listing. They can view your listing and contact you directly.
The prospective buyer will be given the option of contacting you over the phone, email, chat or message.
You can simply go to the search bar (choose 'buy' alongside), enter the requirement and view the results (requirements posted by buyers). You can click on any requirement you may be interested in and contact the buyer to take the trade forward.
Once you search for requirements, you can click on any requirement you may be interested in and contact the buyer to take the trade forward. You can call, email or message the buyer.
You. As a seller, deciding the price is completely upto you. Price on Metalstreet is stated as 'indicative pricing' as initially, the trade would happen offline and we understand you may need to consider negotiations that may happen on the listed price.
As a trader/retailer, you can choose to buy from other traders/retailers, distributors or directly from manufacturers. As a distributor, you can access inventory and pricing of manufacturers to help make your buying decision.
You can put up as many requirements as you'd like. On your dashboard, please click on 'requirements' and then on 'create a new requirement'. Please enter the details required after which the requirement is created and is visible to sellers.
Prospective sellers will receive a notification informing them about your requirement. They can view your requirement and contact you directly.
The seller will be given the option of contacting you over the phone, email, chat or message.
You can simply go to the search bar, enter the product you are looking for and view the results (seller listings). You can click on any listing you may be interested in and contact the seller to take the trade forward.
Once you search for the product you need, you can click on any seller listing and contact the seller to take the trade forward. You can call, email or message the seller.
Indicative pricing gives you an idea of what the pricing would be. It also indicates that prices may move slightly up or down based on your discussions with the seller.
You will be able to avail trade finance through Metalstreet very soon. An announcement will be made on the home page and a notification will be sent to you as and when this facility is made availab.e For any questions or clarifications, please contact Metalstreet support.
You will be able to avail logistics and transport services through Metalstreet very soon. An announcement will be made on the home page and a notification will be sent to you as and when this facility is made availab.e For any questions or clarifications, please contact Metalstreet support.
You will be able to avail freight insurance through Metalstreet very soon. An announcement will be made on the home page and a notification will be sent to you as and when this facility is made availab.e For any questions or clarifications, please contact Metalstreet support.
You will be able to locate and reserve warehouses on Metalstreet very soon. An announcement will be made on the home page and a notification will be sent to you as and when this facility is made availab.e For any questions or clarifications, please contact Metalstreet support.
Metalstreet offers you a new way to do business. We firmly believe in the 'try and buy' philosophy and hence, usage of Metalstreet will be free for the first few months. We'd like you to register, trade, see the value offered and the difference made and then choose an engagement option that works for you.
Depending on your role/profile, you may be charged a reasonable subscription free or a small commission on traded value.
No. We do not collect any security deposit.