Chrome 80 breaks PunchOut

Update: Google is delaying the change to the SameSite cookies until the week of February 17th, 2020. Additional information is available here. Google is scheduled to release Chrome version 80 on February 4th, 2020 which includes changes to the way cookies work. Many PunchOut sites will stop working in Chrome 80 until eProcurement systems and PunchOut sites are updated. Background Cookies are the de facto standard for managing sessions on websites. Read more →

Amazon Business

Amazon continues to make significant strides in the procurement space, giving B2B companies more reasons to keep their eyes peeled. In just over three years, the company’s marketplace that sells business supplies to corporate buyers is well on its way to generating more than $10 billion in annualized sales. What does that mean for you? If you’re in business to sell supplies to companies, that means you ought to be taking notes from the digital giant as Amazon Business is setting the tone for companies in the procurement space. Read more →

New cXML Tools

We are excited to launch a number of updates to PunchoutCommerce.com including two new tools for working with cXML. cXML Order Tester Similar to the cXML PunchOut Tester, the Order Tester allows you to place cXML orders. The orders can be built using our order form or by entering cXML directly (which can than be modified using the order form). This tool is especially useful for testing exception handling in applications receiving cXML orders. Read more →

Welcome to PunchOutCommerce.com

Welcome to PunchOutCommerce.com! The goal of this site is to be a resource for buyers and suppliers looking to learn more about PunchOut commerce. This technology offers many benefits to both buyers and suppliers, but adoption has been slow due to a lack of understanding, innovation, and documentation. We plan to address these issues at PunchOutCommerce.com, with a focus on documentation of integration standards, tools for developers, industry news, and a directory of solution providers. Read more →