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How Suppliers can Improve their Business with PunchOut Catalog

Press Release   •   Jan 17, 2017 07:20 EST

As a supplier, you might be looking for ways to handle your B2B customers effectively. Add convenience to your ordering process and make your customers’ buying experience a delight by offering PunchOut catalog solutionfor your customers’ ecommerce store. A PunchOut can take your VAR business to a new level and enable you to deliver more value to your customers.

Here’s how PunchOut can help to improve your overall business:

Reduces Maintenance Work

In the absence of PunchOut feature, you have to update hosted/CIF catalogs of your customers in order to make them aware of latest product information. This can be tedious and time consuming, particularly when you have large number of customers to handle. However, in case of PunchOut Ariba catalog, since it is a dynamic product, customers connected to this catalog, are able to view any pricing or availability updates in real time. So maintenance is not an issue if you are using this dynamic catalog.

Receive Payment Faster

From accepting orders to sending invoices, everything is done electronically using a PunchOut PeopleSoft catalog. The customers get invoices directly into their system. As a result, this reduces the time required to process invoices. It speeds up the approval process and dramatically accelerates the payment cycle times. Hence you get paid faster.

Enables you to Control what Content should be Available to Users

As a supplier, you have full control over which products you want to show to your PunchOut user. So information related to pricing and product availability can be easily controlled. For instance you wish to change the pricing of the product or do not want to sell a particular item without waiting for your vendor’s latest product update, it can be done immediately using PunchOut SAP catalog.

Provides a great opportunity to make your B2B Clients Happy

With a PunchOut JD Edwards catalog, you can configure and provide the look and feel of the store the way the customer has demanded. The shopping experience is akin to shopping online at Amazon. The feature enables you to customize ordering process as per the client requirements. The process of ordering becomes much simpler from a ‘PunchOut ready store. With 100% accurate contract pricing, this dynamic catalog ensures efficient order process for your B2B customers. So there is no reason why your customers shouldn’t continue doing business with you.

As a supplier, you might be looking for ways to handle your B2B customers effectively. Add convenience to your ordering process and make your customers’ buying experience a delight by offering PunchOut catalog solutionfor your customers’ ecommerce store. A PunchOut can take your VAR business to a new level and enable you to deliver more value to your customers.