Sellercloud vs. ChannelAdvisor
Comparison

There are many reasons why businesses seek an alternative to ChannelAdvisor. Sellercloud has been the ChannelAdvisor alternative that helps cut costs, increase efficiency, and integrate with the other systems that a business requires to operate.
“We first started with ChannelAdvisor, but as we started to grow, a lot of those functionalities of ChannelAdvisor were just limited.”
- Chris KoCEO and Co-founder, Revive IT
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Custom Integrations

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Dedicated team

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Email support

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Ticket support

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Automatic kit creation

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Manage product images

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List the same product in multiple categories with shadow listings

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Set dropshipping preferences on each product

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Retrieve product info from multiple sources, including Amazon listings and vendor feed

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Sync inventory across all sales channels

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Update inventory from vendor feeds

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Native Warehouse Management System

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Reserve inventory for specific deals and channels

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Multi-warehouse management

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Issue low stock alerts to re-order

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Custom inventory calculations

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Manage all channel sales from a single interface

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Automatically import orders

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Automatically update channels with shipping confirmation and tracking

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Manage refunds and cancellations across all marketplaces

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Auto-generate order emails to customers

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Full dropship control

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Post sale inventory recalculation

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Track inventory as it moves in and out of your warehouse

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Utilize warehouses, regions, and bins for precise inventory tracking

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Fully integrated sorting and order fulfillment system

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Fully integrated smart scale

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Virtual warehouse options

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Warehouse Visualization System

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Create and receive POs

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Predictive purchasing

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PO and RMA receiving software at no extra cost

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Orderback
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Transmit POs to vendor

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Product Rebates

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Estimated delivery on a PO

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Link PO to FBA shipment

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Send PO straight to FBA from vendor

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Clone PO

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Custom cost calculations

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Profit and loss

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Sales

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Orders

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Returns and refunds

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Shipping Cost

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Inventory Ages

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Products by kit components

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Financial transactions

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Settlement Reconciliation

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Accounts Receivable

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Ability to add Custom reports

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Integrate with all major US shipping carriers and consolidators

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Shipping software at no extra cost

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Scan and ship – scan all items before shipping to ensure accuracy

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Set shipping preferences for each product

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Create shipping rules to automate and simplify

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Certified ConnectShip partner

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Support for high volume shippers with commercial pricing

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Direct FBA fulfillment

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Amazon multichannel fulfillment

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Blank box fulfillment

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Consolidation of FBA shipments

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Amazon Buy Shipping in Bulk

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Vendor Central

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Direct Fulfillment

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Compare pricing

Transparent pricing
No need to contact a rep. Check our pricing calculator.

No annual subscription requirements
Our customers are happy to be a part of the Sellercloud community. No need to lock anyone in.

No commission charges
Pay order fees per FBM and FBA.

No launch fees
Start your account at $1199 with a monthly subscription, no contracts.

Onboarding
Get up and running with the help of our experts, all included in the price.

No additional charges
No hidden fees. What you see is what you get.

ChannelAdvisor Pricing

No transparency
Sellers need to contact a rep to request pricing information.

Higher price and annual contract requirement
Starts at $12,000 per year ($1000 minimum/month), annual billing.

Commission charges
Sellers share 1.3%-1.7% of their gross income with ChannelAdvisor (2.3%-2.7% if you go above your predetermined projection).

Launch fee
ChannelAdvisor requires a $3000 startup fee.

Launch Advantage (onboarding)
Sellers need to pay up to $2000/month for premium support.

Additional charges
ChannelAdvisor charges a $1000 fee for more complex integrations

Points to consider

Inventory recalculations

Sellercloud offers a robust inventory management system that provides updates on inventory levels, automatically recalculates available inventory and sends it across multiple channels and warehouses. In contrast, ChannelAdvisor only forwards inventory feeds from outside sources.

Multi-warehouse support

Sellercloud allows sellers to track their inventory across multiple warehouses, set reorder points, and automatically replenish stock. ChannelAdvisor does not support managing inventory across multiple warehouses or locations.

Customizations

Sellercloud is highly customizable, allowing sellers to tailor the platform to their unique needs and requirements. This flexibility means that sellers can create a personalized workflow that fits their business rather than having to adapt their operations to fit the limitations of the platform. ChannelAdvisor has very limited functionality in terms of custom modifications to the system, limiting sellers by removing the ability to optimize their workflow.

Shipping software included

Sellercloud includes a shipping app that comes with your Sellercloud account free of charge. ChannelAdvisor does not include any built-in shipping software, such as the ability to generate shipping labels or track shipments. Users must use third-party shipping software to manage their shipping needs.

Exceptional customer support

Sellercloud is recognized for its exceptional customer support. The platform offers a dedicated support representative to help sellers with any issues or questions they may have. ChannelAdvisor is known to have poor customer support and slow response times. Users may have difficulty getting the help they need when issues arise.

Implementation

ChannelAdvisor requires users to pay for implementation services, such as training or setup assistance, in addition to the cost of the platform itself. In contrast, Sellercloud offers all of these services for free to all of its clients.

Warehouse management system 

ChannelAdvisor does not provide any warehouse management system (WMS) functionality, such as the ability to manage inventory movements, optimize warehouse layout, or track and manage inventory across multiple locations, while Sellercloud has all these functionalities.

Annual billing

Unlike Sellercloud, ChannelAdvisor requires users to pay for their subscription on an annual basis rather than on a monthly or per-use basis. This can be a disadvantage for businesses that prefer more flexible payment options.

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