Oct 2015
(Last Updated On: March 11, 2019)

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information.


A recently published article on our parent site, Namtek Consulting Services, called “Finding the Middle Ground with EDI Software & Services” goes on to explain the three most common options Small and Medium Enterprises look into when beginning to use EDI to exchange documents with their Trading Partners.

These 3 options consist of:

  1. Building an EDI translation tool from scratch and doing all communication in-house
  2. Going with a large, reputable EDI Vendor to outsource your EDI
  3. Buy an EDI translation tool, targeted solely to developers

Here are the PROs and CONs for each:

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The best option? An EDI translation tool and service that is: Affordable, as a Service, handles ALL EDI Mapping, and has a great support team. Take a look at EDI2XML!

Read the full article here – Finding the Middle Ground with EDI Software & Services


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