SAAS Software as a Service AG

e-commerce software for grocery stores

SAAS Software as a Service AG enables retailers to sell online and leverage their stores for delivery and pick-up programs with highly efficient in-store pick-pack-ship capabilities. This enables retailers to meet and exceed the needs of their customers for omnichannel shopping and delivery. SAAS delivers this through the Grocery Commerce Cloud, a cloud-native Headless Commerce microservices API platform that enables grocers to transform their supermarket business and to thrive in the highly competitive grocery marketplace. Grocers future proof their business with an agile, headless, cloud-native commerce software to drive innovation and cost efficiency, while leveraging existing technology and physical store locations.


Grocery Commerce Cloud

Grocery Commerce Cloud is a cloud-native headless microservices commerce software tailored to the specific needs of grocers’ online and omnichannel businesses. Unlike other leading commerce software platforms, the Grocery Commerce Cloud supports the unique needs specific to grocers. This includes support for weight-based pricing, local delivery, in-store highly efficient wave picking, postal-code related ordering, route-optimized delivery as well as grocery specific payments and customer loyalty processes. Beyond core commerce processes, Grocery Commerce Cloud’s proprietary wave-picking algorithm boosts store associated in-store picking performance, lowering cost and protecting the margins of grocers. And with the Grocery Commerce Cloud they keep control over their brand, their product portfolio and their pricing strategy. Grocery Commerce Cloud is a fully headless microservices software, enabling a wide range of customer touch-points. This includes online, responsive web app, native mobile app, voice or text-based interfaces, and IoT - from one cloud-based multi-tenant solution. Grocery Commerce Cloud provides a pre-configured responsive web app for grocers to launch online and mobile stores quickly. The Grocer Success Program provides clients and partners with both technical and in-store process support to ensure clients gain maximum efficiency with the platform - especially in-store picking, packing and shipping processes. Grocery Commerce Cloud is a subscription-based solution with revenue-based pricing model, with very little up-front investment required. If you are a regional or national or multi-national grocer, contact us today to receive a complete overview of the solution.

Headless Commerce

State-of-the-art IT architecture with microservices running in the Cloud. Continuous development and deployment!

Cloud IT

Secure, scalable, performant. Forget about IT infrastructure, get back into the driver seat and focus on customers and features!

Fast Go-Live

Use our pre-configured online shop or build your own user interfaces with our SAAS headless commerce API’s.

Made for Groceries

Easy and fast grocery-shopping with special functions for ordering by weight, deposit handling or service counters.

Wave Picking

Supports the whole process for in-store picking, packing and shipping. Boost your picking performance and margin!

Logistics Optimization

Control delivery based on ZIP codes. Let customers choose delivery times and price delivery fees according to time windows.

Responsive Design

Pre-configured online shop web app runs on computers, tablets and smartphones. No additional native app needed!

Integrated Payment

Margins in food trade are low. Use efficient payment methods already integrated – suitable especially for groceries.

Marketing Toolbox

SEO, dynamic management of products and marketing web content, newsletter list, loyalty points, voucher generator.

Keep Control

Don’t give your core competences away. Run your online business yourself and keep control over your brand, products & pricing.

Revenue-Based

Combine your brand with our software and our know-how in the online grocery business – we grow with your success!

Customer Success

We are there to make you successful and consult you throughout the partnership with our Customer Success Program!

TECHNOLOGY & FEATURES

SAAS software is true cloud-native multi-tenancy headless microservices commerce. This allows agile development and continuous deployment. The Grocery Commerce Cloud is based on the most up-to-date technologies. Business logic is part of JAVA based microservices. As a storefront there is either a pre-configured single page web app based on Angular. This keeps cost at a minimum and guarantees rocket fast go-to-market as grocery specific features are already built in. Or retailers can operate the Grocery Commerce Cloud microservices as headless commerce API’s. This allows the development of basically any kind of user interface. Even more individual web apps, native mobile apps, voice commerce solutions or anything else the IT future might bring. The microservices concept in the Cloud releases IT from infrastructure concerns and brings agility back to sales and marketing. Issues around performance, scaling or peaks become history. It doesn’t matter if you run a single grocery store or a big food supermarket chain - the Grocery Commerce Cloud architecture is ready to handle it. Forget about system operations issues and focus on your business and your customers! The Grocery Commerce Cloud is based on many years of online experience and tailored to the needs of the grocery business. Both Online-Shop and Back-Office are rich of industry-specific features.

Online-Shop

  • Microservice architecture in a fail-safe, cloud-based ecosystem based on SAP Cloud Platform (SCP)
  • Responsive single-page web app
  • Ordering and billing by piece, weight or a mix of both
  • Product-specific packaging and cutting options
  • Automatic calculation of base price
  • Fault-tolerant product search with auto-suggest and after-search-filtering
  • Payment integration with online credit and address check for fraud protection with a smart exception handling
  • Product-specific quick shopping, multi-level cross-selling, smart shopping list and weekly standing order
  • Delivery at desired time-slot and dynamic calculation of delivery fee

Back-Office

  • Product information management (PIM) optimized for grocery retail
  • Integrated content management system (CMS) for marketing web content
  • Management of delivery times and areas by ZIP / postal code
  • Built-in disruptive Wave Picking algorithm with picking and packing dashboard
  • Automatic order splitting and generation of picking and packing lists at definable cut-off times
  • Integration of grocer's ERP / POS system for prices, availabilities / stock levels and countries of origin
  • Export interface to route planning system including customer specific tolerances and unloading times
  • Reporting of key performance indicators (KPI) for groceries

CASE STUDIES

Our Grocery Commerce Cloud e-commerce software has been developed in cooperation with grocery stores. The result is a cloud-based solution that is tailored to the needs of the online grocery business. Both online pure players like Lieferladen.de and stationary supermarket chains like NATURGUT benefit from our feature-rich and easy-to-use software. No matter if you are running a single grocery store, a food supermarket chain or if you are responsible for the IT department of a food retailer - have a look at our software and our references. You will be excited!

  • REFERENECES

    GoKo stands for ‚Go Kosher‘ and is a local Kosher supermarket with 2 branches in the east of London, UK. GoKo is live since June 2018 and combines both in-store picking and just-in-time sourcing from local food suppliers.

    gokosupermarket.co.uk

  • REFERENCES

    Lieferladen.de Stuttgart is the local online supermarket for fresh food in the region of Stuttgart, Germany. Online since 2010 and the flagship of the Lieferladen.de partner system.

    stuttgart.lieferladen.de

  • REFERENCES

    Naturgut is a regional organic supermarket with 10 branches in Stuttgart, Germany and the region. Online since 2016, Naturgut relies on the technical know-how and expertise of SAAS AG in the online food business.

    www.naturgut.net

  • REFERENCES

    Grocer’s Cloud is our international reference store in English language with US measurement units and US dollar as currency.

    www.grocerscloud.com

  • REFERENCES

    Lieferladen.de Ulm is the local online supermarket for fresh local food in the region of Ulm, Germany. Online since 2014 as a Lieferladen.de partner shop with own suppliers and own assortment.

    ulm.lieferladen.de

PRICING

As SAAS Software as a Service AG we are proud to offer our cloud-based solution for the food retailing business in a real Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) manner. What that means? You pay based on your actual usage. And as it is extremely difficult to predict (and most often even unfair?) how to generate bills based on parameters like API calls, number of cart transactions, orders and so on, we simply don’t do this. Instead we have a very simple pricing model. We charge based on the online turnover generated with our software solution Grocery Commerce Cloud. That means you start with a small bill and practically no investment risk. Then you grow your business with a smaller commission percentage on the bill. Finally there are almost no limits to further growth and you run your business at a very competitive commission rate. Fair enough? Contact us, we are happy to further explain and to START, GROW and RUN also your food retailing business!

Recommended for
up to 1 million EUR online turnover

300 EUR monthly fee

3% commission

up to 5000 products

5 back-office accounts

Recommended for
1 to 5 million EUR online turnover

1500 EUR monthly fee

1.5% commission

up to 10000 products

20 back-office accounts

Recommended from
5 million EUR online turnover

3500 EUR monthly fee

1% commission

up to 50000 products

50 back-office accounts

 

PARTNERS

Our e-commerce software Grocery Commerce Cloud is based on SAP Cloud Platform (SCP) and runs in the Swisscom Application Cloud. Our modern microservice architecture with cloud-native headless commerce API's stands for performance, scalability and reliability.

CONTACT

Interested? Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We are happy to give you more details on our software solution to sell groceries online.

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