Punchout is the process of connecting from one system to another so that a user can shop for goods or services. The user is automatically signed on to the shopping site, and the shopping basket is returned to the purchasing site.
@UK PLC supports all the forms of punchout, so if you get a SiteGenerator ecommerce site it is ready to trade with all major systems. @UK PLC can also connect in existing ecommerce websites using punchout.
Most widely used and the biggest range of interpretations and changes to the standard e.g. for Multi supplier baskets
Next most widely used with standard implementations in most languages. Also called OrderXchange.
SAP only protocol designed for multi supplier shopping basket return to SAP. OCI stands for Open Catalogue Interface.
Oracle only designed for multi supplier shopping basket return to Oracle. OAG stands for Open Applications Group.
Normal form of punchout supported by all types of punchout
A distributed search rather than punchout supported by OAGXML and SBXP punchout's only