Archive for March, 2019

EDI mapping

Why EDI Mapping Is So Difficult—and What to Do About It

EDI mapping is a very simple concept. The objective is to connect two companies to automate supply chain communication. If you’re sending EDI transactions, you need to map data from your system of record to an EDI file. If you’re receiving EDI transactions, you need to map data from the…

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EDI Transaction  ISA ID

Trading EDI data is confusing. You know you need to transact with a trading partner. Typically either sending a purchase order or an invoice, with information related to product type, quantity, unit of measure, or price among other fields. Before you reach that line level detail, how do you identify either…

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Select the Right Systems, Choose SaaS EDI

If you’re shopping for a new ERP system, I’m assuming you’re focused on finding the right accounting, supply chain, and CRM functionality. I’m also guessing you haven’t given much thought to EDI functionality. Although I work for a SaaS EDI provider, I’m not offended. And I don’t blame you one…

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