What is EDI? EDI is a system for exchanging business documents in an efficient and timely manner. Managing your supply chain in the most cost-effective manner is crucial to your bottom line.
Speaking the same language. EDI allows all of your business systems, as well as those of your retail partners, to effectively speak the same language. As a result, EDI can speed up business cycles, in some cases significantly. The quality of your data is improved, meaning that human or other errors stemming from things like bad keystrokes or hard-to-read handwriting are reduced, again significantly.
Keeping things efficient and simple. When talking about EDI, it’s important to remember that the term itself refers to both the transmission of the data and its translation into the standard format. At the end of the day, all of this standardization and “speaking the same language” leads to greater efficiency and compatibility because everyone involved in or needing order information is on already the same page without human intervention. With automation becoming more and more of a necessity rather than a nice perk, EDI is a must for all involved.
Electronic commerce services and supply chain management for logistics management and wholesale business. Using EDI solutions, we ship to any national retail store chain. You can rest assured that we are on top of the process from start to finish, and fully understand supply chain requirements and review vendor routing guidelines, vendor compliance documents and other third-party fulfillment documentation requirements necessary to maintain fulfillment and shipping compliance at all times.
Giving your retail clients what they expect. Chances are that your retail clients will demand that merchandise be labeled in a specific way, to be shipped a specific way, to receive orders and communicate shipping notifications systematically and also in a specific way. Not following these protocols and specifications will result in surcharges – an outcome no one wants.
Where To Start?
As your fulfillment partner, we understand the complexities of EDI requirements for all major retailers, and have expertise in several EDI areas. Fulfillment clients start with stand-alone software or web-based EDI capabilities to run a complete operation, including document turn-around, label printing, and shipping documents. Shipping to a distribution center or a store is different from drop-shipping to the consumer.
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