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b-pack Purchase-to-Pay Software

April 23, 2013 07:00 ET

B-pack P2P Solution Enhances B2B & Punch Out Catalog Integration

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2013) -  B-pack, the technology leader in Purchase-to-Pay solutions, today announced their software enhances B2B and punch out catalog native integration. b-pack is now compatible with OCI and cXML formats, allowing the integration of all suppliers with a punch-out platform.

This initiative is part of a technology partnership between the eProcurement provider and suppliers, and is delivered as a service with no additional cost. This upgraded capacity allows customers to set up their own integration with new suppliers.

Among b-pack's certified suppliers, there are:

  • Office Supplies Providers: Office Depot, Lyreco, Fiducial, Buro + ...
  • Industry Supplies Providers: Grainger, Manutan, Rexel, Descours & Cabaud, Radiospares ...
  • IT Supplies Providers: Dell, CDW, PC Connection Sales ...
  • Scientific Supplies Providers: VWR International, USA Scientific, Bioline, Sigma-Aldrich, Roche Diagnostics Corporation, Life Technologies, Qiagen, Clontech Laboratories, ...

b-pack SaaS' application now includes a dedicated screen for setting up punch out catalogs and b2b integration, allowing customers to manage independently connections with their suppliers.

b-pack also supports "suppliers cookie" which enables to repatriate information such as quotes for personalized items. For instance, these cookies are used when a user orders a computer with a custom configuration on Dell's website. b-pack then retrieves the reference number which will be included in the final order of the item.

"It is important for us to allow customers to set their own connection with suppliers. With a few clicks, customers can now enable punch-out catalogs and b2b integration with them", said Romain Chauvet, Product Manager at b-pack. "Following the improvement of these features, we have launched a certification initiative with an initial list of main suppliers, and results are very positive. As a general matter, we see the market is becoming more mature in this area, and this is a win-win situation for everyone."

About b-pack

Founded in 2000, b-pack is the leader in Purchase-to-Pay technology. Our customers use b-pack purchase-to-pay software to automate and optimize their procurement process and spend management. b-pack's Saas Cloud solutions are flexible, On Demand and easy to integrate with your ERP or any system. With offices in North America and Europe, b-pack has global reach to meet companies management needs. Learn more at  or call +1 404.602.0102. Follow @bpackpurchasing on Twitter.

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