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TradeCentric for HCL Commerce

TradeCentric for HCL Commerce provides a seamless way to manage PunchOut Catalog integrations between procurement buyers from any platform (Ariba, SciQuest, Coupa, SAP, etc.) and HCL Commerce.


PunchOut Catalog Integration For HCL Commerce

HCL Commerce
 (formerly IBM WebSphere Commerce) is an enterprise software platform for eCommerce, including marketing, sales, customer and order processing functionality in a tailorable, integrated package.

TradeCentric for HCL Commerce enables B2B sellers using HCL Commerce to have the ability to seamlessly transact and do business with their customers across eProcurement sales channel.

The TradeCentric for HCL Commerce solution is a managed service that authenticates users from eProcurement systems into HCL Commerce. The user shops, builds a cart and ultimately will transfer the shopping cart data securely back into their eProcurement systems to create a requisition seamlessly. From there, when the order is approved, TradeCentric will consume the PO in formats such as cXML, EDI, iDoc, xml, etc. and harmonize to the merchants ERP. Additional services and solutions are indeed available for Order Confirmations, ASN and Invoice Integrations.
TradeCentric creates a two-way integration between an HCL Commerce store and hundreds of eProcurement and ERP platforms. With TradeCentric, B2B sellers can provide WebSphere PunchOut to their customers without the expense of manual integration.

TradeCentric provides PunchOut capabilities for HCL Commerce with Coupa, Jaggaer, Oracle ERP, Oracle PeopleSoft, SAP, Ariba, and hundreds more around the world.

HCL Commerce and TradeCentric

HCL Commerce is a complete B2B and B2C eCommerce solution that offers rich cross-channel retail functionality. HCL Commerce is popular with midsize and large enterprise retailers, including some of the largest online sellers in the world.

TradeCentric For HCL Commerce is the easiest way to provide PunchOut integrations for a seller’s HCL Commerce store with a buyer’s back-end procurement or enterprise resource planning platform.

Prior to HCL Commerce, TradeCentric’s integration was certified and validated by IBM WebSphere, and is currently used by businesses globally to facilitate scalable and inexpensive B2B eProcurement integration.

TradeCentric integrates with HCL Commerce via the TradeCentric Gateway, a proprietary integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that mediates communication between eCommerce applications and eProcurement systems. We handle the complex business of translating data and feed formats between applications so that buyers can seamlessly PunchOut from an HCL Commerce store to their company’s back-end procurement system.

From the buyer’s perspective, the procurement process couldn’t be simpler. First, they choose your HCL Commerce store from within their eProcurement interface:

  • The buyer is automatically redirected to and authenticated into the HCL Commerce store.
  • The buyer then selects products from within the HCL interface.
  • When they are finished, instead of checking out, they transfer cart data back to their eProcurement system, where the buyer creates a requisition for approval.
  • When the order is approved within the eProcurement system, TradeCentric sends the purchase order back  to the HCL Commerce store for fulfillment or other end-points.
  • TradeCentric also supports integrations for acknowledgements, eQuoting, shipping notifications and invoicing between the two platforms.

HCL Commerce Integration for Coupa

The Coupa spend management platform empowers businesses to take control of procurement. Businesses that use Coupa expect their suppliers to provide eCommerce PunchOut via cXML.

With TradeCentric, Coupa users can shop in your HCL Commerce store before seamlessly punching out to Coupa.

HCL Commerce Integration for SAP ERP

SAP ERP is the one of the most widely used enterprise resource planning platforms in the world. If your B2B HCL Commerce store doesn’t integrate well with SAP via OCI, your business is cut off from a large part of its market, particularly larger enterprise buyers.

TradeCentric provides full order and invoicing integration between HCL Commerce and the SAP ERP platform.

HCL Commerce Integration for Ariba

Ariba is a popular spend management platform used by businesses of all sizes. The TradeCentric Gateway provides comprehensive PunchOut facilities to integrate your HCL Commerce store with Ariba through cXML and EDI.

Integrate Your HCL Commerce Store With any eProcurement Back-End via TradeCentric

Buyers demand PunchOut integration because manually transferring data between eCommerce applications and eProcurement systems is expensive, labor intensive, and error prone.

TradeCentric is a fast and inexpensive PunchOut solution that helps you to give buyers what they want: no-hassle PunchOut and B2B automation. Choosing TradeCentric reduces the cost of serving your customers and increases your opportunities.

To learn more about PunchOut and purchase order to invoicing integration for HCL Commerce and any of the hundreds of eCommerce and eProcurement integrations supported by TradeCentric, get in touch via the chat interface on this page, contact form below, by email, or by phone.

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