Digi-Key’s APIs provide a digital platform that allows customers to automate and streamline procurement processes. They also highlight real-time product information to procurement, engineering and design teams.
The APIs are free to use, and allow customers to connect directly to Digi-Key system for automated, real-time product search, price and availability, quoting and ordering, barcode, product change notifications and more. Customers using the new calculator save an average of $50,000 to $100,000 by implementing API solutions.
“Speed and access to information and data are critical in all forms of electronic product design and procurement, and an organization’s time-to-market can mean the difference between a successful and marginal product acceptance,” said Nathan Pray, senior digital product owner for Digi-Key. “Digi-Key’s API solutions provide a competitive advantage to customers by streamlining the purchasing process and enabling procurement, engineering and design teams to all receive critical real-time information on products they need at lightning speed because it’s automated through machine-to-machine connections. Customers using Digi-Key’s API solutions save time so they can bring products to market faster and more efficiently, which boosts revenue.”