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Infor M3

Connecting Infor M3 to a Cloud EDI Platform

ERP systems can be overwhelming based on their size and complexity. They handle the most mission critical parts of a business. Every business is unique and their ERP systems are all set up differently. If you’re running EDI transactions through an Infor M3 ERP system, you’ll recall how much time…

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EDI system

Tired of Chargebacks? Orderful’s EDI system has you covered.

An EDI system allows retailers and suppliers to communicate and exchange supply chain transactions with one another. As a supplier, one of the hardest parts about getting your EDI system up and running is complying with each retailer’s guidelines. What does it mean to be EDI compliant? It’s the ability to…

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transportation edi

Transportation EDI, Frustrated by the Complexity of it? We Can Help.

Note: this is a technical article about transportation EDI Without EDI, efficient communication between companies wouldn’t exist. It’s essential to keeping the engine running, allowing suppliers, carriers and retailers to communicate and trade data. Despite some of the challenges with EDI technology, it is an entrenched part of the supply…

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cloud EDI

Can Cloud EDI Eliminate Implementation Headaches?

It stands to reason that moving just about any business process to the cloud could make it faster, cheaper, and more flexible. But don’t assume that just because a service bills itself as a cloud EDI solution, it can meet the demanding needs of both you and your trading partners….

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EDI implementation

The Biggest Time-Wasters in Every EDI Implementation

EDI implementation is a time-consuming, costly, and frustrating process for nearly everyone. And what happens when your retailers’ requirements change? You’re expected to make corresponding changes to your EDI implementation. You’ll have to go back in, rewrite code, send a test transaction, get the results, tweak the code, test again,…

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EDI technology

EDI Technology: Is the End in Sight?

Remember when you got your first email account? Basic email functionality really hasn’t changed much since then. Still, despite the lack of innovation, email continues to be the standard for business communication. The same is true of EDI technology. The technology itself hasn’t changed much. But it remains our go-to…

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EDI mapping

EDI Mapping Solved with These Killer Features

EDI mapping is necessary because every company runs a different ERP system. Companies that are on the same platform likely use those systems differently. Every time you add another EDI trading partner, you have to engage in hours of careful EDI mapping and testing to make sure your ERP will…

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EDI mapping

Experts are Required for EDI Mapping

EDI mapping is a simple concept. The objective is to connect two systems to automate communication. If you’re sending EDI transactions you must map data from your system of record to an EDI file. In addition, when you’re receiving EDI transactions you must map data from the EDI file to…

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Man in warehouse handling EDI

EDI Transaction  ISA ID

Trading EDI data is confusing. You know you need to transact with a trading partner. Typically either sending an EDI transaction like a purchase order or an invoice, with information related to product type, quantity, unit of measure, or price among other fields. When you’re getting started before you reach…

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