OrderXchange Now Called SBXP Punchout

SBXP - stands for Shopping Basket eXchange protocol and is an @UK PLC developed form of punchout.  @UK PLC calls the punchout process orderXchange, and has dedicated sites for both orderXchange and sbxp.

SBXP punchout has enhanced security

The key difference between sbxp and other punchout implementations are that the system uses hash signatures and message authentication credentials so that users can be sure that messages have not been altered and they come from the originating party.

SBXP punchout - Implementation not specification

The other major difference is a set of implementation rather than just a specification. So whilst sbxp is a stable specification, it has been implemented in almost all major web development languages, and so it is a case of one @UK PLC toolkit talking to another @UK PLC toolkit which means there is no disagreement on the implementation of the spec and it is much quicker and easier to just get working.

SBXP Punchout - Toolkit languages

The orderXchange toolkit is available in the following web development languages.

  • ASP
  • Dot Net
  • PHP plus (Zen Cart Module)
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Java
  • c/c++

ASP, Dot Net and Php are well used, the other language implementations do not yet have any customers using them and there may be some issues on first implementation.

SBXP punchout - Onward connectivity

SBXP punchout can be used with the @UK PLC system to connect to all major buying systems including SAP, Oracle, Ariba, Agresso, Civica, Cedar,Coda, Finest,Forte,JD Edwards.Masterpiece, PeopleSoft, QXL, Sun systems, SAGE and many others.

The punchout can be referred to by language of implementation.

  • ASP punchout
  • Dot Net punchout
  • vb punchout
  • c# punchout
  • PHP punchout
  • Perl punchout
  • Python punchout
  • Java punchout
  • jsp punchout
  • c++ punchout
  • c punchout

And all are supported by @UK PLC.


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@UK PLC is the leading ecommerce marketplace, with over 1 million users. We believe that @UK PLC has significantly more users than all the other UK marketplaces combined, and that we are probably the largest transactional b2b marketplace providing integrated eCommerce and eProcurement worldwide.

@UK PLC is the first large volume green marketplace with over 3 million products that have carbon footprints. @UK PLC supports businesses from start up through to being members of the fortune 500, and is a leading Company Formation & Company Registration Agent with over 290,000 Limited Companies formed.


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'The project was particularly exciting as it allowed for joint work with leading academics at the University of Reading and Research scientists at @UK PLC. This is one of the largest and most innovative KTP projects ever undertaken and we are very excited by the results. We believe that the new tool is groundbreaking and has come at exactly the right time to help public and private sector organizations achieve savings.'

Professor Mark Bishop, Department of Computing

'It's really useful because we can look at the information from all different angles and it's so easy to use,' says Ms Hamilton. 'It will help us rationalise and standardise our suppliers and products, which in turn means we can get better prices.'

Vicki Hamilton, The Head of Procurement and Supplies for the Outer South East London Shared Procurement
London Procurement Program


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