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Who’s Mouser Electronics?

Mouser Electronics is a world leader in the design and manufacture of electronic components and semiconductors. They offer a huge selection of products that are used in a wide range of industries, from automotive to aerospace to consumer electronics.

Mouser is a trusted partner for design engineers and buyers alike, offering the latest technologies and the widest selection of components available. With more than six million products to choose from, Mouser is the one-stop shop for all your electronic component needs.

But what makes Mouser really stand out is their Punchout Catalogs feature. Their Punchout Catalogs feature allows you to easily find and compare products from the top manufacturers in the world, all in one place. This can save you a lot of time and effort in your search for the perfect hardware for your company.

What's a Punchout Catalog?

Punchout catalogs are an essential tool for any business that wants to streamline its purchasing process. By integrating with a company's ERP system, punchout catalogs allow employees to easily find and order the products they need without having to leave their internal procurement system.

Punchout catalogs can save businesses time and money by reducing the amount of time spent searching for products and comparing prices between different vendors. They can also help businesses keep track of their spending by providing employees with a convenient way to view purchase history and order status.

Benefits of integrating Punchout Catalog and Mouser

There are many benefits to integrating punchout and Mouser Electronics. Increased efficiency, greater accuracy, and improved visibility are just a few of the ways you can benefit from this integration. If you're looking for ways to improve your business, then this is one solution you should consider.

Enhanced accuracy

If your business is looking for new ways to improve efficiency and accuracy while also gaining better visibility into your operations, then integrating punchout and Mouser Electronics may be the solution you need. By connecting your ERP system to Mouser Electronics, you can streamline your ordering process and get the most accurate and up-to-date information on pricing and availability.

Greater Precision

This integration can save you time and money by reducing the amount of manual data entry and re-keying. It can also help you avoid errors that can occur when manually entering data. In addition, by integrating your ERP system with Mouser Electronics, you can get real-time visibility into pricing and availability, so you can make the best decisions for your business.

Improved Clarity

The integration of Punchout and Mouser also provides buyers with increased visibility into the purchasing process. By having all of the information they need in one place, buyers can more easily compare prices, find alternatives, and make informed purchasing decisions.

How can I use Mouser Electronics PunchOut Catalog?

ControlHub is the purchasing software for hardware companies that gives companies the ability to automatically access Mouser Electronics PunchOut Catalogs. This means that hardware companies can easily get the parts and components they need, when they need them, in one place.

In addition, ControlHub offers a number of other features that make it an essential tool for hardware companies. For example, ControlHub gives companies the ability to manage multiple PunchOut Catalogs from one central location. This can save a lot of time and hassle when it comes to ordering parts and components.

Another great feature of ControlHub is the ability to track order history. This means that you can easily see what parts and components have been ordered in the past, and how much was spent on each order. This information can be very helpful when it comes to budgeting for future purchases.

How it works

  1. Import shopping cart  from Mouser to ControlHub to make the Purchase Request using Punchout CXML
  2. Purchase Request is approved in ControlHub (EDI)
  3. Once approved, ControlHub sends Purchase Order (PO) to Mouser
  4. Mouser sends shipping notice to ControlHub (ASN) - (EDI)
  5. Product arrives to customer to do the receiving process in ControlHub
  6. Mouser sends invoice via ControlHub
  7. ControlHub automatically processes the invoice (EDI), and generates a 3-way match (PO - Receiving - Invoice)
  8. Customer pays Mouser via ACH or Virtual Cards
  9. All is documented in ControlHub and synced to ERP (Netsuite or Quickbooks)

Create a Purchase Request in ControlHub

  1. Name Your Purchase Request

  1. Select Mouser from your trusted vendors list

  1. Select the products needed

  1. Fill your cart

  1. Go to the Checkout Page

  1. Your Mouser-Carr items will be automatically imported to ControlHub, generating automatically your Purchasing Request. 

  1. Submit for Approval and wait for the confirmation to purchase the requested items.

How much time does the implementation take?

Integrating with ControlHub is straightforward and can be completed in just a few business days. 

Optional steps to make your Mouser integration robust:

  • ERP Integration: ControlHub can connect to your existing Quickbooks or Netsuite account. This will allow us to automatically import purchase orders (POs) and Invoices from Mouser to your ERP.
  • Custom purchasing policy creation: ControlHub will work with you to create custom approval policies that match your company's specific needs and workflows. This includes approval limits, spending thresholds, and any other business rule your company requires.
  • User roles assignment: Within ControlHub, you can assign roles and permissions to users based on your company's functions and org-chart. This will ensure that only the appropriate people are able to make purchase requests, approvals and POs.
  • Department/project/category creation for reporting purposes: We'll set up departments, projects, and categories to match your company's reporting needs. This will make it super easy to generate Reports by Department, Team, Project, Category, Expense type, etc.
  • Bullet-proof Audit Logs. All purchasing activity in ControlHub is recorded, providing your team with all the documentation required for audit and compliance purposes.

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