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Clicks Versus Bricks: Where does Supply Chain Stand?

Clicks Versus Bricks: Where does Supply Chain Stand?

In 2018, we're no strangers to the concept of buying online. Countless sources have cited that the peak season ranging from Black Friday to Christmas of 2017, was record breaking for online sales. Amazon stole the show, leaving other large competitors in...

EDI Dataflow From The 3PL Standpoint: Scenario One

EDI Dataflow From The 3PL Standpoint: Scenario One

There are many scenarios related to the 3PL, supplier, and trading partner's EDI dataflow. In an effort to satisfy ship windows, ensure delivery of goods (and do so in a timely manner), from 3PL to the trading partner, careful considerations must be placed on...

Integration: Bringing EDI From Good To Great

Integration: Bringing EDI From Good To Great

Suppliers, distributors, manufacturers and 3PLs, are often required by their trading partners to use an EDI solution. This is done in an effort to standardize the flow of electronic documents between systems. EDI acts as a common language which allows the sender and...

856 Series: The Four ASN Hierarchical Structures

856 Series: The Four ASN Hierarchical Structures

  ASN Hierarchical Structures The 856 can be an involved EDI document, used to convey shipment, order, pack/pallet and item details. It can be a time-sensitive document and depending on the trading partner's requirements, must be received before shipment. Hierarchical...

856 Series: The Hierarchical Levels of an 856

856 Series: The Hierarchical Levels of an 856

The 856 Hierarchy: A shipment notice is termed an 856 in the electronic data management industry. Understanding the hierarchical levels of an 856 is an important element in helping the sender of products, the supplier, to accurately describe the physical packing...

A High Level View of Purchase Order Acknowledgments (POA)

A High Level View of Purchase Order Acknowledgments (POA)

  POA Basics A POA (Purchase Order Acknowledgment), primarily allows a supplier to provide their buyer with feedback on any changes they've initiated that may result in changes to the buyer's purchase order. A POA also has a numerical X12 transaction code, known as...

Get To Know The 850 Flow – From Retailer To Supplier

Get To Know The 850 Flow – From Retailer To Supplier

  Introduction to The 850 Flow Sending purchase orders are an essential part of any B2B operation.  In the EDI world, a purchase order is given the code '850'. When an 850 is sent from the retailer, known as the trading partner, it is processed through multiple...

Things To Consider When Choosing an EDI Solution

Things To Consider When Choosing an EDI Solution

  Getting Started Great news! A major retailer (trading partner) has agreed to establish a business relationship with your company. A vendor number has been assigned and you have been given access to their vendor portal. You downloaded their routing guide and EDI...

X12 Transaction Sets – EDI Dictionary

X12 Transaction Sets – EDI Dictionary

Your product is a hit and your desired trading partner is looking to do business with you. Next, they’ve given you a vendor number and mention that you are required to use an EDI/ERP solution. You get yourself setup with the best solution for your business. Check. Now...