All posts tagged 'EDI implementation'

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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Mar 2023
EDI X12 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information
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Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has revolutionized the way businesses exchange information and collaborate with their business partners. EDI 404 (X12) – Rail Carrier Shipment Information is a transaction set that enables rail carriers to exchange shipment information with their trading partners. In this article, we will explore EDI X12 404 Rail Carrier Shipment Information in …

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Jul 2021
EDI in logistics

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Integration for Transportation and Logistics Electronic data interchange (EDI) is the exchange of commercial and financial electronic documents between business partners. There are several EDI standards used in transportation and logistics: – EDI X12 standard used in the United States and Canada. – EDIFACT – mainly used in Europe and international …

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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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Feb 2021

Transportation and logistics companies rely heavily on EDI to exchange information with their trading partners, including shippers, carriers, and freight forwarders. EDI provides a standardized, automated method of exchanging documents, reducing the need for manual processing and improving the speed and accuracy of information exchange. By adopting EDI, transportation companies have been able to streamline …

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Dec 2018
EDI web services and Magic xpi

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. More and more questions related to EDI software, systems integration, EDI, best EDI software are being raised every day by our contacts and clients. I decided to tackle those questions in this post, hoping it will help consultants, as well as companies looking for the …

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Nov 2018

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. In my previous article Seamless EDI implementation through Web Services, I covered various types of web services. Perhaps, if you’re still worried about choosing between SOAP or REST for your EDI implementation, this brief comparative review should help you make a choice. But in any …

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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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Dec 2017

Introduction The concept of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is still very abstract for a business owner up until today. More often, as soon as an SME (small to medium-size enterprise) is requested by an important partner to comply with electronic data interchange process or do EDI, everyone gets on a big pig panic inside the …

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Aug 2013

How does EDI2XML work? In simple terms, EDI2XML is a converter from EDI X12 format to XML format. The result XML format file is based on a pre-defined schema (xsd); we call it our “EDI2XML format”. Here is a very simple graphical description of the EDI2XML engine “in action”. Read: What is EDI ? EDI2XML can work …

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