PunchOut integration is a critical step for sellers not only to become front-and-center with their buyers but to make transactions as easy as possible for more future business.
In some cases, PunchOut integration is the barrier to entry for new business. And in other cases, it’s a requirement just to continue doing business with existing customers. In any case, it creates a more efficient transaction lifecycle that benefits both the buyer and seller.
Not every PunchOut is created equally. Enterprise-grade PunchOut taps the deep, rich data that’s only available from an ERP.
Not every PunchOut integration is created equally, however. Standard PunchOut integrations make the information that’s available from the seller’s ecommerce website and/or product catalog part of the integration: The buyer can see products and their descriptions within their own eprocurement system.
Enterprise-grade PunchOut integrations can make much more information available by also integrating data from the seller’s Enterprise Resource Planning system. Now the integration includes not just website and catalog data, but also the deep, rich data that’s usually only available from an ERP.
By integrating ERP data, the seller can now, for example:
Buyers love standard PunchOut integrations because it makes ecommerce website data available right within the buyer’s own eprocurement system.
Buyers and sellers alike love Enterprise PunchOut integrations even more because now all of the deep, rich data of an ERP can be part of the equation for the most efficient transaction possible.
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