eProcurement Integration Solutions

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Integration Solutions

Fisher Scientific is proud to offer a robust suite of e-business integration services aimed at streamlining your procurement process and removing costs from your supply chain. To do this, integration solutions support the exchange of business data in computer-to-computer transactions without the need for human intervention.

Business-to-Business Connectivity

Take advantage of our integration and interoperability experience across a wide variety of e-procurement platforms. At Fisher Scientific, we support many types of software integrations and connectivity methods, including:

cXML

  • Punchout
  • Purchase Orders
  • Purchase Order Acknowledgements
  • Invoice/Credit Memo
  • Advance Ship Notices

xCBL

  • Roundtrip via OCI-HTML
  • Purchase Order
  • Purchase Order Response

e-Commerce Hosted Catalogs

  • .CIF
  • .TXT
  • .XLS

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Services

Customer

Supplier

Communication Methods

  • Value Added Network (VAN)
  • AS2
  • FTP
  • HTTPS
e-Procurement Choices

Supported e-Procurement Systems

e-Procurement providers offer application solutions designed to streamline and enhance your purchasing experience.

Fisher Scientific has relationships with industry-leading e-procurement providers that will enable you to develop a purchasing solution tailored to your specific business needs.

We currently partner with more than 35 e-procurement providers, including:

  • Ariba
  • Coupa
  • GHX
  • Hubwoo
  • IntraMalls
  • Oracle
  • OrgSupply
  • Perfect Commerce
  • Point Systems
  • ReQlogic
  • SAP
  • SciQuest

Advantages of Integration

  • Streamline ordering processes
  • Place orders 24-hours-a-day
  • Reduce ordering errors
  • Customize product selections
  • Control and track spending
  • Document authorizations
  • Eliminate time-consuming tasks, such as document transfer
  • Reduce paperwork
Implementation Team

Implementation Support

During the integration process you may interact with:

  • Sales Representative
    Addresses issues/questions about electronic catalogs, sets up or modifies ship-to locations
  • Senior e-Business Analyst
    Dedicated and experienced professionals who work with you to identify solutions that meet your needs; add electronic documents; change catalog options; add locations to punchout setup; experts in online e-business capabilities
  • e-Business IT Analysts
    Partner with your organization and the e-procurement provider to execute the technical requirements of the integration

Contact your Fisher Scientific sales representative, who can put you in touch with the integration team member best suited to address your question.

Ongoing Support

After your e-procurement solution is in place, dedicated support staff members are available to answer questions and help you further enhance the solution's benefits to your organization.

  • e-Commerce EDI Web Integration Support
    +1-877-372-4334
    When to contact: experiencing issues with document transmission, requesting duplicate electronic invoices, troubleshooting rejected invoices (duplicate invoice number, format structure).
  • Website Support
    +1-877-885-2081
    When to contact: punchout functions not operating as expected.
  • Customer Service
    +1-800-766-7000
    When to contact: inquiries on invoice or order status, shipping information, invoices rejected due to mismatched fields (price, unit of measure, part number, line number, purchase order number).

User Guides & Education

Contact your Fisher Scientific sales representative, who can arrange for access to:

Customizable Punchout User Guide

This guide can be branded with your company's logo or corporate identity prior to being distributed to users. 

On-site and Webinar Training

These training sessions for end-users review the basics of finding and ordering products, setting up hotlists and using rapid order, among other features.

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