Digi-Key Digital Solutions

The digital transformation of business is here, which means companies are looking to machine-to-machine (M2M) connections to broaden their capabilities. We offer a variety of digital solutions designed to reduce costs and errors and increase efficiency, accuracy, and time to market. Whether your business could benefit from APIs, EDI, or a Punchout Catalog, we are ready to help take your eProcurement requirements to the next level.

  • API Solutions
  • EDI Solutions
  • Punchout Solutions

APIs (Application Program Interfaces) are a set of requirements that govern how one application can talk to another. In other words, an API connects one machine and software to another machine and software.

Available APIs

  • Ordering
  • Order Support
  • Open Order Management
  • Quoting
  • Product Information
    • Price and Availability
    • Part Search
    • Recommended Parts
    • Package Type by Quantity
    • Product Change Notifications
  • Barcode
  • My Lists integration
  • Supply Chain

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EDI stands for "Electronic Data Interchange" which is the exchange of business information such as purchase orders, invoices, change requests, etc. in a standard format that can be processed by each partner’s EDI systems.

EDI Benefits Include:

  • Cost savings through minimizing manual processing
  • Better workflow
  • Improved customer service
  • Enhanced competitiveness by partnering with suppliers and customers who use EDI

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A Punchout catalog is an eProcurement solution that provides access to a distributor’s catalog from the customer’s ERP system. For customers that are Punchout enabled, they do not have to leave their system.

Punchout Benefits Include:

  • Punchout Catalogs make it easier for users to create accurate and detailed purchase orders through an automated process
  • Streamlines workflow and reduces turnaround time
  • Save time and reduce errors – orders processed cXML are auto-generated to Digi-Key
  • Private customer catalog

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How to get started with Digi-Key Digital Solutions

Digital Transformation Ebook

Digital Transformation "reimagines" business operations in the digital age. This includes using digital technologies to create new - or modify existing - business processes, employee culture, and customer experiences to meet changing business and market requirements and create a competitive advantage.

This eBook explores the evolution of digital transformation in procurement; shows what it looks like in real life; and explains why procurement departments should start mobilizing their digital transformations now.

Featured Content

Blog

Q&As from December’s Strategic Procurement: A Fireside Chat

Several great questions came through during Digi-Key’s live webinar hosted this past December. We want to take the opportunity to share the wealth of... Read More

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Webinar

Obstacles to implementing Digital Solutions

As organizations strive to increase productivity, stimulate innovation, and develop new channels for doing business, more companies are turning to... Read More

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Biggest Obstacles to Implementing Digital Solutions for Purchasing

Procurement professionals find themselves in a time of a digital revolution and significant changes. Whether the change is being initiated from above... Read More

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Webinar

Strategic Procurement: A Live Fireside Chat

Please join us as three Digi-Key Electronics experts, with three different points of view, sit down for a conversation about strategic procurement... Read More

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Digi-Key Business Services

Digi-Key Electronics offers customers much more than just the largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment. We are constantly improving our service offerings to make it easy to do business with Digi-Key. Whether you are looking for guided assistance or prefer a self-serve experience we have the tools and services you need to do business your way. Our Digital Solutions include B2B Connections like API, EDI, and Punchout for real-time accuracy. Our Quality Assurance page is dedicated to offering users peace of mind knowing their supply chain is secure and products are 100% authorized. When your project needs custom products, visit our Value Added Services page to find even more ways we can serve you. Digi-Key is committed to going above and beyond for our customers; check out our Registered User Benefits pages to find out how we can help you do business better and faster.

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Digital Transformation Webinar

Join us as we dive into some of the ways you can implement digital solutions such as API (Application Programming Interface) or EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) to maximize efficiency and produce incredible improvements in your daily operations.

What You’ll Learn:

  • The differences of digital solutions like API, EDI, and Punchout
  • How to use digital solutions to overcome challenges often experienced by procurement teams
  • Why automation won’t eliminate your job
  • Examples of achievable improvements when embracing digital transformation