All posts tagged 'EDI Communication'

Oct 2023
EDI 943

EDI 943: Introduction This article has been created by the expert team at EDI2XML, a trusted EDI provider with 20+ years of experience. Its purpose is to help companies understand the EDI 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice better. Our goal is simple: we want to give businesses accurate information and show them how to …

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Jun 2023
EDI 862

Introduction: What is EDI X12 862 Shipping Schedule? In today’s digital world, efficient communication and streamlined processes are paramount for successful supply chain management. One of the key tools that facilitate this seamless exchange of information is Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). Among the various EDI transaction sets, the EDI 862 transaction, also known as the …

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May 2023
Value-Added Network (VAN)

What is a Value-Added Network (VAN)? A Value-Added Network (VAN) is a third-party service provider that enables companies to exchange business-to-business (B2B) electronic transactions (EDI), such as purchase orders and invoices, with their trading partners. In simple terms, a VAN acts as a middleman between businesses and ensures that the data exchanged between the parties, …

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Dec 2022
EDI communication
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Introduction: What is EDI? The Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standard was developed by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). It allows companies to exchange information about products, services, orders, and payments electronically in a standardized format. Therefore, EDI is a technology that replaces the exchange of paper/file information between business partners with an automated exchange …

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Jul 2022
EDI Integration and Automation

Business Automation through EDI Solution Most entrepreneurs who have never experienced EDI before, feel overwhelmed when it comes to selecting an EDI provider or solution, to start exchanging business documents with their trading partner. There are multiple EDI solutions from different big and small EDI Providers. At first blush, each EDI solution looks better than …

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Jun 2021
B2B communication via EDI

What is B2B EDI?  B2B (Business-to-Business) Integration, also known as Electronic Data Interchange EDI, is the process of exchanging business documents electronically either internally or amongst external business partners. Electronic data interchange (EDI) has become a standard data exchange practice in modern business. EDI allows companies to automate their business processes leading to greater efficiency. Automated …

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Mar 2021
EDI for suppliers in retail

In this post, I’ll give a brief overview of the top 6 EDI transactions used in the Retail industry, the main differences between documents exchange via EDI and email, and how you can quickly satisfy the request of a large retailer (such as Walmart, Target, Costco) about EDI compatibility and start exchanging EDI documents fairly …

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Jan 2019
Free EDI eBook

  This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. EDI (or Electronic Data Interchange), has been part of business for long time; However, questions about its functioning, pros and cons are still not clear for new EDI users and those who have been using EDI for years in their business. To help better …

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Oct 2018
What is EDI

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. We often get asked questions about EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), so we decided to write this article to answer the most common questions we get. We also provide you with useful links in case you’d like to explore further. 1. What is EDI? (Electronic Data …

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Aug 2018
EDI messages in the supply chain management

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. In this article, we want to talk about the top EDI messages commonly used by trading partners in supply chain management. We will explain the purpose of the EDI messages and their benefits. What is EDI? The acronym of EDI is Electronic Data Interchange. The …

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