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SciQuest Consumerizes B2B Commerce
SciQuest, a leading public provider of cloud-based business automation solutions, has announced the next major version of its spend management product suite

shop cart  be able to simultaneously shop and monitor cart contents, avoiding duplication, while alleviating workload on lab managers and administrative personnel that are currently processing multiple individual orders. With group shopping, shared carts can also be used to achieve discounts with those suppliers that provide bulk order discounting. Ongoing Acquisitions Integration The latest release has both platform/suite enhancements (including integration, UI, etc.) and specific module enhancements. The latest

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shop cart  the search, select, and shop experience as an alternative to managing supplier catalogs locally. The Tap Out feature sends requisitioners’ credentials to the supplier site and allows them to add items to a shopping basket there. But instead of going through the “check out” process on the supplier site, the basket/ shopping cart  is brought back to the procurement application (via XML) so that it can be submitted through the procurement approval workflow before placing the order with the supplier. Read More

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