Monday, 23 July 2012

Selamat Menyambut Ramadhan Al-Mubarak

Dari kami di mengucapkan selamat menyambut Ramadhan dan selamat menjalankan ibadat puasa kepada semua muslimin dan muslimat 1433H (2012M), semoga Ramadhan tahun ini diberkati Allah hendaknya.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Portal AgriBazaar 2.0

What is AgriBazaar?

AgriBazaar is an Internet-based trading portal for buyers and sellers of agricultural products which was developed by MIMOS Berhad in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (MOA). Its main purpose is to provide a one stop avenue for the producers of agriculture products to swiftly meet with their potential customers and perform the trade transactions online.  What’s more, this is done without the involvement of middlemen between the transactions, thus eliminating other costs normally charged by the middlemen.

Furthermore, the whole chain of local agricultural industry will largely benefit from this advanced platform, namely the retailers, wholesalers, distributors, farmers, SMEs, exporters, importers and even logistic suppliers to embark on new possible ventures with new partners and companies in a centralized meeting place for the local agriculture industry. Registration is free of charge for everybody to be a part of the trading portal.

Key features
An absolute virtual meeting place of the local agriculture industry
AgriBazaar will be the absolute virtual meeting place and platform for all of the stakeholders in the local agriculture industry from different sectors and genre; fishery, crops, livestock, horticulture be they among the retailers, wholesalers, distributors, farmers, SMEs, exporters, importers and even logistic suppliers. This will create equal opportunities for all the players to meet up with their potential buyers and sellers, partners and suppliers which in turn will contribute to the growth of local agriculture industry.

Direct transactions between the buyers and sellers of agriculture products
AgriBazaar allows direct transactions between the buyers and sellers of agriculture products online without the involvement of middlemen in the transaction process. As a result, some additional costs by the middlemen can be avoided and products could be sold at a significantly lower price

Integrated, end to end transaction of agriculture products
AgriBazaar offers complete transaction process online from the purchasing until the payment which is already integrated in the portal. Soon, in the future version of AgriBazaar, logistics arrangement of the purchased online products will also be integrated in the portal as an additional service and guarantee safe and timely arrivals of your products at your doorstep.

Buying, selling and offer notifications and alerts
AgriBazaar alerts potential buyers and sellers with the new supply post and its response , negotiation and request for quotation as well as online ordering. It also allows user to post upcoming offer of interest and bargain to the community.

User friendly web interface & design
AgriBazaar ensures best user’s experience with user intuitive web interface and design and better organized information and data. Speed is not jeorpadised as AgriBazaar is friendly on thick clients  desktop, laptop or netbook for faster web page load up with an option to switch to lower graphics mode for dial-up connections. The Dashboard provides all basic details to manage any transactions in single glance for shopper and shop owner, and the Shopping Cart functions as a handy place to manage all purchases before payment is made. Virtual Assistant & Quick Navigation icons also further enhance user’s experience in  using the portal;

Other added user friendly online feature for users’ convenience
AgriBazaar is also equipped with online stock and inventory management, customer information management, and also provides current product news, announcements and activities from all agriculture stakeholders which include government agencies, suppliers, etc. In addition to latest offers and available products, discussion forum & message facility in the portal also allows discussion between various parties.

 System Requirements

-          User requirements:
-          Web Browsers:
-    Internet Explorer 7.0 and above.
-    Mozilla Firefox 3.0 And above
-          Screen resolution:
-    1024x768 and above
-          Other requirements: N/A