Buyers Corner

Supplier Management

B2B eCommerce can be a supplier manager's best friend. Here we discuss best practices between the two.

Supplier Onboarding and Enablement

Information to help ease the hassles normally associated with getting suppliers onboard your e-procurement system and PunchOut enabled.

How to Streamline Your Purchasing Process and Improve Spend Management

By CorexpandCX on June 7, 2016

It’s every buyer’s dream; a “streamlined purchasing process”. But what does that mean… really? Whether you buy for or manage a large purchasing organization with an e-procurement system or a small business that

Supplier Management and B2B eCommerce MarketPlaces: a Match Made in Heaven

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on June 6, 2016

Some companies deal with dozens, even hundreds of suppliers. The task has become so enormous that there are now groups, schools, and associations grooming specialists in the field of supplier management. Of course,

B2B E-commerce: The Next Great “No-Brainer” for Business

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on September 3, 2013

50 years ago the idea of a personal computer was laughable. Early companies looking to break ground on the idea of the personal computer were often laughed out of the room. Looking only

B2B eCommerce for Purchasing: Technology Benefits Versus Familiarity

By CoreXpand's B2B E-Commerce Team on August 23, 2013

What’s more important: something that benefits your organization, or familiarity? That may sound like a no-brainer, but this idea gets more resistance then you might think. Familiarity is something that appeals to the

What the %$@#! is B2B E-Commerce?

By CorexpandCX on July 25, 2013

There’s so much talk about B2B ecommerce these days, one could get annoyed. Especially if, like most business owners and managers, you don’t really know what the heck it means. So just what

Procurement Management: The Best of the Old and the New

By CorexpandCX on June 24, 2013

Today’s business is largely electronic and internet-oriented.  What was once procurement is now e-procurement. Embracing the growing trends in automation is becoming an increasingly important strategic approach to staying profitable and relevant in

Are you ready for the next generation of buyers?

By CorexpandCX on June 18, 2013

While we might not like the idea, the fact is; we’re all aging. And while it’s nice to develop relationships with customers and suppliers over years – even decades – the reality is that

Use of PunchOut Catalogs continues to spread

By CorexpandCX on April 10, 2013

The number of purchasing departments that request or require PunchOut catalogs from suppliers keeps growing. And the suppliers who are taking a proactive approach to this evolution of the marketplace are reaping the

E-Procurement System ROI: One Simple Step

By CorexpandCX on March 6, 2013

An e-procurement system can be one of the most significant operational investments a company can make. But the fact is, you can’t achieve return on that investment without one key ingredient. Here’s how

How “Two Sided” Thinking Can Uncover Hidden Profits

By CorexpandCX on February 26, 2013

Regardless of which side of business you’re focused on – buying or selling – understanding the impact that each has on the other can unlock hidden profits for your business. While the inner

Don’t get left out in the cold

By CorexpandCX on January 25, 2013

We’ve been saying for years that the future of online business for suppliers means getting all your catalog data set up to be able to respond to the growing trend of business automation

One simple step to help vendors provide the punchout catalogs your company needs

By Chris Shults, Punchout Catalog and B2B e-Commerce Specialist on December 5, 2012

As a premier online technology provider, CoreXpand has helped thousands of suppliers do business with organizations of all types. These include State governments and hundreds of educational institutions like the University of Washington,

Tip of the Day – Automate your industry and competitor research

By CorexpandCX on March 7, 2012

There is a free tool that Google generously offers that is a great B2B research and B2B marketing tool for all business professionals. It’s a simple, effective way to research your industry, keep

How to ensure the most successful business to business ecommerce relationships

By CorexpandCX on January 18, 2012

In today’s ever changing online world, buyers are looking for more. More convenience, more flexibility, more adaptability, more personalization… the list of demands on modern online suppliers grows all the time. If you

New Multi-Language ECommerce Capability Released!

By CorexpandCX on January 10, 2012

A new technology was unveiled by CoreXpand which gives sales teams the ability to create B2B ecommerce sites that can serve multiple languages and currencies. This can lead to an exponential increase in