All posts tagged 'EDI x12'

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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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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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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Nov 2019
What Are the Differences Between ANSI X12 and EDIFACT

X12 vs. EDIFACT Doing business and interacting with trading partners is associated with the need to prepare, send, receive and process a large number of documents. Today, around the world, almost all enterprises from small businesses to large corporations use EDI (Electronic Data Interchanges) to communicate with business partners. The most common standards that are …

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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
ASC x12

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. To exchange business documents and transactions between business partners via EDI (electronic data interchange), most companies in North America use the EDI ANSI ASC X12 Standards. This overview provides some basic information about the X12 standards for electronic data interchange (EDI). Useful: What is EDI? …

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Nov 2017
what is EDI 846

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. What is EDI 846 Document? 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, …

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Oct 2015

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. 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 …

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Aug 2015

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. 

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Jul 2015
EDI Integration with ERP and CRM

This post was updated to reflect current trends and information. 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 …

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