PunchOut Catalogs

Tales From the PunchOut Zone

Conversations we're having in the field with suppliers and e-procurement managers about PunchOut Catalogs and customers with e-procurement systems. Check out these real world stories and get insights into the common challenges, questions, misconceptions and strategies that can help you achieve maximum PunchOut success.

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

Ariba’s video guide to Ariba Punchout

By CorexpandCX on March 15, 2013

Many of our clients have asked us how the environment with Ariba looks for their Ariba Punchout. Here’s a video from Ariba that illustrates the buyer’s point of view in a clear and

Introducing the Punchout Catalog Video Series

By CorexpandCX on January 31, 2013

Companies and organizations are continuously looking for ways to meet their core needs; cut costs, streamline purchasing processes, and increase revenues. Adaptable ecommerce technology is becoming increasingly popular because it helps solve these

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,

SciQuest Punchout Catalogs – How to get a serious sales boost

By CorexpandCX on November 16, 2012

SciQuest is an eprocurement system that many large universities, corporations, and laboratories use to manage their purchasing processes and strategic procurement. As a supplier, connecting to the SciQuest Supplier Network is critical to

Ariba Level 2 Punchout – How to make your products more visible to buyers!

By CorexpandCX on November 9, 2012

Ariba is a commonly used eprocurement system among large purchasing organizations. As a supplier, you will connect to your Ariba Buyer through the ASN (Ariba Supplier Network). You can provide your vendor product

Level 1 Punchout Catalogs vs Level 2 Punchout Catalogs: Explained!

By CorexpandCX on November 6, 2012

A Punchout catalog is a specific kind of online website (aka supplier catalog) that connects a vendor’s product data directly to a customer’s eprocurement system (Ariba, SAP, Oracle, SciQuest, PeopleSoft, etc.). But did

Where to start when your biggest client asks for a PunchOut catalog

By Jason Masters on November 16, 2011

You’ve been asked to provide a punchout catalog for your largest client. Now what? If you are in this position and don’t have a plan in place – take two minutes to read

Use the Ariba Supplier Network for a competitive edge

By CorexpandCX on October 12, 2011

What is the Ariba Supplier Network (ASN)? We talk a lot about punchouts at CoreXpand and one of the most common PunchOuts we setup are for Ariba clients.  But what is Ariba?  And

Punchout eCommerce – 2 simple questions every supplier should ask their customers

By Chris Shults, Punchout Catalog and B2B e-Commerce Specialist on October 10, 2011

PunchOuts have many advantages for both buyers and sellers. But more than anything, PunchOut ecommerce represents massive opportunity. Think about this for a moment: When you have a punch-out, your catalog is placed

How to use flexible e-commerce credit card processing

By CorexpandCX on October 4, 2011

CoreXpand has several methods for accepting payments through your ecommerce store. One of the most common methods used is credit card processing. Whether you’re using a punchout catalog, a company store, a private

Great News for Purchasing and e-Procurement System Managers

By CorexpandCX on October 3, 2011

If you manage an e-procurement system like Ariba, PeopleSoft, SciQuest, Oracle, etc., then your life just got a whole lot easier. CoreXpand has released functionality that takes care of two major problems faced

Ariba PunchOut: What you need to know

By CorexpandCX on September 16, 2011

Ariba is the maker of an eprocurement system that many large companies, organizations, governments, and universities use to manage their spend management and purchasing processes. Some organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies or

Market Segmentation Webinar a Big Hit

By CorexpandCX on August 4, 2011

Last Tuesday, CoreXpand hosted the latest in our Advanced E-Commerce Webinar Series. The topic was Market Segmentation, and a lot of you recognized the true value of getting started on employing this remarkably

Using UNSPSC codes properly in your eVA Punchout

By CorexpandCX on July 29, 2011

If you’re planning to PunchOut to the Commonwealth of Virginia eVA system, you will need to make sure that the products you plan to sell online are coded with UNSPSC codes. UNSPSC stands