Ariba Guided Buying for Suppliers

As an organization using Ariba you may be implementing Guided Buying. Guided buying allows buyers even more visibility and simplicity in the procurement process. It can step the user through the guidelines set by your organization and reduce questions about process...

All about e-Procurement and Ivalua

As we approach the 3rd decade of e-Procurement’s existence it’s important to look back at its roots. E-Procurement began as an extension of an organizations’ procurement department. If we look back to the late 1990’s, when an organization needed supplies such as pens...

Challenges For Laboratory Suppliers with e-Procurement

Laboratory suppliers have unique challenges when it comes to selling their products. Not only do you need an extensive background in biology or chemistry, but you also need to know practical applications. Knowing your product is only rated for -10°C is great, but...

Turn a cXML customer requirement into an opportunity

Turn a cXML customer requirement into an opportunity Lately we’ve been hearing from potential clients who have been asked to accept purchase orders from their customers in an electronic format. Very often these potential clients begrudgingly accept that they need to...
UNSPSC for e-invoicing in Latin America, Mexico

UNSPSC for e-invoicing in Latin America, Mexico

Doing business in Latin America and Mexico can present any number of challenges for an organization. With regulations tightening many countries are turning to the Procure-to-Pay process to help enforce regulations. When a country or local county/municipality launches...