A PunchOut catalog, more commonly referred to as a PunchOut website, is a standard ecommerce website with the ability to talk directly with a procurement system through cXML.
An eProcurement system or platform is a procurement application that businesses use to facilitate and streamline the electronic purchasing process. It helps procurement administrators within a buying organization by promoting spend management and contract compliance.
EqualLevel is an eProcurement platform provider that offers buying organizations the ability to streamline the shop-to-pay and reporting processes between cooperative purchasing organizations, their members, and suppliers.
EqualLevel GO PunchOut is our supplier-managed platform that has the ability to connect to EqualLevel Marketplace among many other eProcurement systems.
The EqualLevel GO PunchOut can connect to any eProcurement system that supports cXML standards. Many of the popular systems include SAP, Ariba, Oracle and Workday. The GO PunchOut also has the ability to connect to multiple and varying eProcurement systems at once.
The EqualLevel GO PunchOut is a standalone site that is not integrable with an organization’s public website. Available are content transfer protocols that allow PunchOut administrators to sync data from external sources directly to the GO PunchOut.
Normal lead time for setup is between 5-10 business days but can fluctuate based on the organization’s willingness and readiness to get started.
You may be here because your buyer has requested your organization to setup a PunchOut. In today’s world, more and more commerce is being performed online. Agencies across the country are realizing the value from implementing b2b systems that facilitate the everyday purchasing processes.
PunchOut capable suppliers are already one-setup ahead of their competition when buyer’s request PunchOut.