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Vendor - Frequently asked questions

An answer to most frequent doubts of Appennine vendors

Appennine

Appennine is a digital marketplace for Italian products designed to promote trade between Italian and foreign companies (it is a B2B service). Sell in complete safety through a simple and fully integrated service.
Selling abroad with Appennine is very simple. We thought a safe and structured process that helps your company to export saving time. Register and discover with us how easy it is, we will follow you step by step.

Registration

Follow the wizard on the registration page, enter the required company data and wait for confirmation.
The Appennine team will check the truthfulness and completeness of the information entered in order to ensure the high quality of the companies registered on the platform. You will be enabled usually within 24 hours. Remember, only Italian companies can sell on Appennine.
To subscribe to Appennine, in addition to your company data, we will need a chamber of commerce inspection, the data of a legal representative and a photocopy of a valid identity document (front and back).

Costs

Yes, registration is free. You can subsequently choose one of our paid subscriptions to take advantage of exclusive features, dedicated support and reduced commissions. View our subscriptions.
Apennines simplifies your cost structure. Registration is free, we will apply a single commission on your sales that includes all services: there are no hidden costs. The commissions applied vary according to the category of product sold. Registerx to find out more.

Products and Showcase

There are two loading procedures. You can upload one product at a time or several products together through a simple Excel file. To help you, we provide the template with a compilation guide. For any doubt you can contact your Appennine consultant.
Appennine is a portal dedicated to Italian products and accepts only goods produced by Italian companies. Appennine is also committed to enforce the regulations in force as well as common sense and therefore the sale of dangerous, defamatory or obscene products is not allowed on Appennine. For details on the products that you can market and sell on appennine, please read carefully the relevant regulations contained in our General Conditions of Sale and Purchase.
Yes! On Appennine you'll have your own dedicated showcase. Enter your contact information, the description of your company, the certifications, the sectors of your business and much more. Enrich your showcase with images and multimedia elements. Remember, a complete and rich showcase helps you sell more! If you have any questions, you can contact your Appennine consultant.

Sales process

The Buyer makes the payment immediately and your money is held by Appennine until delivery of the goods. Once the receipt is confirmed, the money is available in your Appennine account. Thanks to Stripe, we offer one of the best digital payment solutions on the market. To find out more we invite you to consult our General Conditions of Sale and Purchase.
Yes, you prepare the goods and we ship and deliver them for you. You can track your goods at any time, directly from your Appennine account. DHL is the shipping partner of choice for Appennine; if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us or consult our General Conditions of Sale and Purchase.
Appennine helps you find the documents you need to sell abroad. Simply issue the invoice, print the labels via Appennine and attach them to your goods. For any other document or authorization required, our team of experts is always ready to help you.
You can send both packages and pallets. Download our guide for optimal packaging for a detailed explanation.