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G-Cloud 6

catalog360 are pleased to have been awarded a place on the G-Cloud 6 agreement by Crown Commercial Services (CCS) for the supply of SAAS PunchOut Catalogues, eInvoicing (including PEPPOL access) and the catalog360 eProcurement Marketplace. The G-Cloud 6 Framework can be used by organisations across the UK public sector including central government, local government, health, […]

Join circle360

catalog360 is host to 1.9m products from a global network of suppliers. circle360 encourages suppliers to upload their catalogues and benefit from the ordering potential created by purchasing teams in over 150 countries that placed orders via catalog360 in 2013. This remarkable opportunity to do business with some of the world’s largest buying organisations is FREE […]

PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement Online)

PEPPOL is the messaging standard mandated in the NHS eProcurement Strategy published in May 2014. What does this mean? PEPPOL enables the NHS and its suppliers to use standardised connection for eOrdering, eInvoicing, electronic Credit Notes and Advance Shipping Notifications. For NHS suppliers it means that transaction documentation will need to be electronically transmitted using […]

Why sell-side e-commerce shopping carts are not the future for buy-side e-commerce

It is no surprise that the ordering interfaces used by the majority of e-procurement systems are based upon shopping cart technology that has been evolved on the sell side of e-commerce (aka Amazon). That is where the majority of investment in catalog development was focussed after the advent of web-based ordering. However, as more and […]

Introducing: catalog360

We wanted to let you know about the recent updates to our cloud-based services. SiteSphere Supplier, Showcase and Store have become catalog360, a unified cloud-based solution for eProcurement and B2B catalogs ideal for both buyers and suppliers. We’ve been providing B2B catalogs since 2000, and now host many PunchOut catalogs for many leading organisations and smaller […]

Why catalog360 is the right solution for you

Many large organisations use Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) software. It is increasingly a requirement of these companies that their suppliers must provide an eCatalog that is able to connect to their purchasing software using either the Ariba Supplier Network, SAP Open catalog Interface (OCI) or other cXML-compatible methods. catalog 360 is a proven ready-to-go PunchOut […]

What is PunchOut?

Background of eProcurement The world of purchasing changed significantly with the introduction of eprocurement systems. Massive returns on investment were promised and the whole purchasing world was about to be revolutionised – all for a few million investment. It was envisioned this would be done by rationalising the supply base to an absolute minimum and […]