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Internet Parts Ordering (IPO™)

Internet Parts Ordering (IPOTM) is the aftermarket industry data standard for the messages and information flow required to locate product, inquire about product availability and order products online.

IPOTM uses web service technologies to enable integration between trading partners without the complexity and expense of point-to-point legacy integration.


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IPOTM 3.0 is the current version of the Internet Parts Ordering (IPOTM) data standard offered to the industry. This version, and all versions, are designed and maintained by the industry, for the industry, through industry workgroups and the guidance of the Technology Standards Committee (TSC).

Documentation includes:


  Technical Implementation Guide 
  Functional Implementation Guide 
  Document Schema 

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