eCommerce Options Available with Waters
Purchasing professionals regularly analyze their ordering and supply chains seeking improved efficiencies, reduced costs and/or increased profitability achievable through more efficient procurement processes.
Business to Business (B2B)/Business to Customer (B2C) solutions can improve the efficiency of order processes. However, several factors should be considered when evaluating the many options of B2B/B2C tools available and the capabilities of their suppliers to integrate into those solutions.
Moreover, some companies may first look to improve current connections with their suppliers by using direct web-based eCommerce solutions available from those that have invested in this technology. Waters is able to provide procurement options to fit many of the available business systems (whether internal or external to your company):
Direct ordering through Waters Order Center at wwww.waters.com/order
A secure and easy-to-use web site to place orders for Waters consumables and spare parts. Benefits built into the site include real time availability of the products, local pricing information, account specific discount pricing (after log in), delivery tracking, automated payments, customer order history and wish lists. Through the Waters Order Center you can also email a compiled list of products to Purchasing / Lab Managers for approval and purchase.
Waters offers B2B eProcurement integration to spend management systems such as Ariba, SciQuest, Perfect Commerce, Hubwoo, Quadrem, Direct Commerce and ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle
Waters also supports PunchOut catalogs (real-time pricing, availability, product pictures and specifications) with many spend management solutions or ERP systems, supporting many catalog file formats such as CIF, TXT, CSV, XLS, etc.
Waters can support access to product information with catalogs hosted in your IT environment. Waters also supports PunchOut catalogs (real-time pricing, availability, product pictures and specifications) with many spend management or ERP systems, supporting many catalog file formats such as CIF, TXT, CSV, XLS, etc.
Waters can also offer electronic communication capabilities for eOrders/eInvoices, such as EDI, AS2, HTTP, HTTPs, FTP, etc. Waters uses Seeburger as the middleware to support electronic communications for B2C connections.
To request information on procurement integration solutions, or to request an electronic catalog, please contact Nancy Resteghini at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic catalogs will be provided in a timely manner. Please allow up to 90 days for implementation of electronic solutions (eOrders/eInvoices).