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Understanding trading partner identifiers for B2B

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MuleSoft’s Anypoint Partner Manager is a specially built solution to enable bi-directional business-to-business transactions. In a previous article, we learned why you might need MuleSoft’s Anypoint Partner Manager for your B2B transaction processing. 

We briefly touched on partner setup that involved setting Partner Identifiers. In this article, we will go a little further in understanding what are Partner Identifiers and how you use those.

What are Partner Identifiers?

Partner Identifiers in B2B transactions are like values that help systems to identify parties involved in a transaction. 

Consider a business invoice sent by Office Things Inc. to XYZ Mart Inc., you would expect addresses written on it. This will help sender and recipient identify themselves.

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