Frequently Asked Question
Will the Marketplace or the parts buy out progam better fit my needs?
Last Updated 5 years ago
Some key differences exist between the two programs. With Marketplace you'll have more responsibilities, but can also make more profit!
You'll also have a store page on our site dedicated to the items that you have listed for sale.
| || Part Buyout || Marketplace |
| Getting Paid: || FRP typically pays 10% of list price up front when we receive the parts. || FRP charges a 15% commission on sales, meaning you keep 85% of the sale price when items are sold. |
| Used & Refurbished: || FRP does NOT accept used and refurbished parts. || You CAN sell used and refurbished parts. |
| Inventory: || FRP warehouses the parts || You warehouse the parts |
| Shipping: || FRP ships the parts to the customer || You ship the parts to the customer |
| Customer Service: || FRP deals with customer service issues || You deal with the customers. |
| Returns: || FRP handles returns & refunds || You handle returns & refunds |
| Pricing of the part || FRP sets the retail price of the part || You set the price of the parts. |