In short, we are a Fulfillment-By-Amazon seller on [url removed, login to view] and are transitioning to a new consignment-based business model wherein we help large thrift stores and libraries to realize more revenue for their donations of books and related media.
Presently we use a Perl app I wrote to determine, based on competitive marketplace offers, whether a book or related item should be listed for sale and included in an outgoing FBA shipment. Once that determination is made, the item is entered into a web-based app called FBAPower, located at submit.fbapower.com. I need to create a windows-based app that does what FBAPower does, with a lot of fine-tuning and additional control (not happy with FBAPower, but used it because there are no real alternatives right now), incorporating all of the criteria used by my existing Perl app.
The resulting application is something we want to make available to a limitless number of clients, so that they can utilize our new service-based business model to list their own inventory, but we would fulfill it. While clients would be using app independently of other clients, all of the books/media that they list/ship would be included in our centralized inventory. This inventory resides electronically on [url removed, login to view], but I would like to have a centralized, cloud-based database that exists between our clients and our active inventory on Amazon, granting me administrative access to manage inventory.
Need to develop an application that will:
* Interface with Amazon AWS/MWS
* Allow end-user to scan or type ISBN/UPC from books or related media
* Based on competitive pricing and other criteria (ported from existing Perl app), determine whether item is desirable to be listed for sale on Amazon
* Retrieve Amazon FNSKU for each item
* Print sticker with barcoded FNSKU and other item details
* Allow for creation and administration of Amazon FBA shipment
* Reflect our corporate logo and branding, which are currently in development
Would eventually like to have application ported and available as a web-based app, similar to FBAPower. Not sure if that should be outside the scope of this project. I am open to suggestions as this is my first submission.
App will allow for client logon and generate SKU incorporating administrator-defined details relating to unique client, and current date.
App will retrieve all relevant item details from Amazon AWS/MWS, including picture (if available) and info from all third-party offers and Amazon offers for item.
App will allow user to print sticker for item, which will conform to Amazon barcode guidelines stated in [url removed, login to view]
Developer should be skilled in Amazon AWS/MWS/FWS