All posts tagged 'EDI Integration'

Nov 2021

What is an EDI 210 Transaction Set? EDI Transaction Set X12 210 Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice is an EDI document used logistics by motor carrier companies. EDI 210 is usually sent by the carrier to the shipper (it could be a 3PL warehouse, distributor center, manufacturer, etc.) in order to provide detailed information …

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Oct 2021
EDI 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice in Transportation Management, 3 PL Warehouse, and third-party Logistics

Many different processes take place in the warehouse/3PL warehouse every day. All of them must be carried out quickly and accurately. In this article, we will look at the importance of using EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) especially, an electronic document – EDI 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice associated with shipment of goods. Let’s figure out who …

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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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May 2021
EDI 820 Payment Order/Remittance Advice

What is EDI 820 Remittance Advice? EDI X12 820 Payment Order/Remittance Advice (or simply EDI 820), sometimes called as EDI payment, is an electronic document transmitted via EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) that business partners (seller, buyer, financial institution…) use to provide detailed payment information. Normally an EDI 820 transaction, is sent by the buyer to …

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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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Mar 2021
EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment

Changing a Purchase Order (PO) is an undesirable business practice because it could lead to delays in delivery. Therefore, the use of EDI 855 becomes key to efficiently managing the ordering process. EDI 855 Definition The EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment is an EDI document that sellers send to a buyer as a response to …

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Feb 2021
EDI for transportation

What is EDI 214? EDI 214 is an electronic document used in the context of EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) to provide detailed shipment status information. The formal name of this EDI document is ANSI X12 214 Transportation Carrier Shipment Status Message Transaction Set. EDI 214 is a delivery status message sent from the transportation company …

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Aug 2020
What is EDI 940

When a company decides to outsource warehouse functionalities such as shipping and fulfillment operations to a 3PL (a third-party logistics provider), it is faced with the fact that 3PL providers require the exchange of documents in electronic format – EDI (Electronic Data Interchange). The most exchanged EDI documents in this industry are: EDI 940, EDI …

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May 2020

What is EDI (Electronic data interchange)? Electronic data interchange (EDI) is the exchange of structured data, according to a pre-defined format agreed upon, between computer systems and without human intervention. It is the basis of successful entrepreneurship. This is precisely the reason why business partners want to do business electronically, with their business partners such …

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