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How Will Brexit Affect Your EDI?

December 16, 2020
Tyler Anderson

On January 1st, 2021, Brexit – the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union – will be complete. This move will have many economic impacts. The world of EDI is no exception. Do you have a company based in the UK? Does your company have trading partners there? If so, it’s important to consider the EDI changes you must make.

For example, if a company in the UK is selling to a company in an EU country, they will need to change the tax code in their EDI message from what it was pre-Brexit. At this point, it will be the same as if the UK company was selling to a non-EU country. As always, it’s important to keep your trading partners informed of these changes.

Data Communication Solutions (DCS) has the expertise to help your organization with your EDI needs. In addition to the North American EDI standard X12, we can work with the European EDI standard EDIFACT. We’ve helped hundreds of companies in a variety of industries, with services including development, managed services support, and training. Contact DCS today to learn how we’ll find the best EDI solution for your business!