Hosted Catalogs vs. Punchout Catalogs

Should a supplier use a hosted catalog or a punchout catalog?  It’s a common question suppliers ask themselves when they have a customer that uses an eProcurement system.  There is often a choice and each one has its own benefits. What is a hosted catalog?  A hosted...

Magento 2 Punchout Connector Updates

One of the most popular eCommerce platforms, Magento is often used for punchout integrations because it has many B2B tools and features.  Magento is a flexible and extendable platform used by everyone from small suppliers to world-wide organizations.  The Greenwing...

What’s the difference between EDI and Punchout?

EDI and punchout are both forms of transacting between businesses, but they have very different purposes.  EDI or Electronic Data Interchange allows businesses to exchange information over a digital channel.  EDI is typically used to send data such as purchase orders,...

Top eProcurement Platforms for 2020

eProcurement has seen a tremendous amount of change and growth since the 1990s. There are well over 100 platforms used by businesses and organizations around the world, and it’s a very competitive market. We listed six of the top eProcurement platforms that we connect...

Who makes a good punchout catalog candidate?

Why is punchout becoming so popular? A punchout catalog eliminates the need for manual order entry and allows a shopping cart to be transferred directly back to the procurement system for approval. Your customer maintains all the products in one eCommerce system to...