Supplemental roles

Supplemental roles do not have access to the HCL Commerce Accelerator, or other HCL Commerce tools. These roles are used in the HCL Commerce business processes.

Business intelligence analyst
The Business intelligence analyst is familiar with data warehousing and data analysis.
Distributor
A distributor is a supplier of products to resellers.
Graphics artist
The graphics artist role is typically fulfilled by an individual with visual arts training, either fine arts or graphics arts. This role is experienced with the applications necessary to handle the production work for the creative aspects of the site. This consists of using various applications to create and manipulate digital images.
Merchant
A merchant may set up one or more stores on the ISP site. The merchant creates the store by using the tools provided by the ISP. The merchant manages all aspects of the store including, catalog administration, user administration, campaign management, and order management.
Payment administrator
The Payment administrator manages payments related to orders. This can be to handle exceptions in the processing of payments or the management of payment accounts with payment processors.
Reseller
A reseller uses the demand chain hub to create shopping carts; and to obtain real-time pricing, for specified quantities of an item, from specified distributors. The reseller uses the quote to determine from which distributors to source. The reseller can transfer these selections to the distributors' Web sites. Resellers can transfer either a well formed order to distributors site or the contents of the shopping cart.
Shipping clerk
The shipping clerk handles shipment of products. This involves the transfer of product shipments to a carrier during order fulfillment. It also involves shipment confirmation.
Supplier
A supplier can start selling goods and services in the supplier hub by creating a supplier store. The supplier creates the store by using the tools provided by the supplier hub. The supplier manages all aspects of the store including catalog administration, user administration, campaign management, and order management.
System
The HCL Commerce system.