All posts tagged 'EDI Communication'

22
Oct 2018
What is EDI

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 Interchange) Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) In simple words, EDI is the …

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2
Aug 2018

In this article, we want to talk about the top EDI messages commonly used by trading partners in the supply chain management. We will explain in a clear and easy matter the purpose of the EDI messages and their benefits. What is EDI? The acronym of EDI is Electronic Data Interchange. The main objective of …

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29
Nov 2017

One of the most important electronic EDI documents heavily exchanged between trading partners, is the 846 X12 document. It is important mainly due to the evolution of the drop-shipping business that saw a great advancement in the last few years, because of eCommerce and online sales. This EDI document originates from the paper-based “inventory inquiry …

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17
Nov 2017

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 understand EDI, we created this e-book “Electronic Data Interchange: Key Information …

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6
Oct 2015

EDI formats are not understood or easily read by just anyone. It requires an EDI expert to be able to read the files and dissect them. Many large Trading Partners impose their own rules and requirements on top of those outlined by the standards, which is why, in many cases of translation, it is not …

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24
Aug 2015

By know, I am sure most business professionals have heard about or have already implemented EDI, ERP Management Systems and of course eCommerce Stores. If not, here’s a quick explanation of each

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13
Aug 2015

A couple of months ago, we published a blog on our Namtek Consulting Services’ website about B2B transactions & EDI communication. This article went on to describe the beginnings of EDI in the business world and how far we’ve advanced with technology to simplify these B2B transactions with EDI2XML. Here’s a recap of this article;

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27
Jul 2015

EDI Communication is one of the best ways to exchange important business documents with Trading Partners. Documents such as Purchase Orders, Invoices and ASNs can be safely exchanged electronically with business partners, like retailers, in a matter of seconds. In many cases however, Small and Medium Enterprises do not have the budget for some of …

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21
Jul 2015

For a while, EDI was not well liked amongst Small & Medium Enterprises. These companies were finding it to be too slow, too complex and way too expensive. They then resorted to a lot of manual data entry for orders as they would receive orders and invoices via email or fax. However, over the years, …

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17
Jul 2015

EDI communication, although it may still have a bad rep for being too complex and expensive, is growing in popularity amongst businesses. It still remains to be the best and most secure method of exchanging electronic information between Trading Partners. Does it have to be so complex and expensive? Not at all! It’s whom you …

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