The Replenishment Order provides detail for the movement of goods from your location to the 3PL. For example, assume that you are located in Chicago and you have many customers in Los Angeles, but you cannot afford to have your own distribution center. A 3PL can be your Distribution Center until you grow large enough.
Many companies use 3PL or logistics providers to warehouse seasonal goods or to serve a remote location. Data exchange with the 3PL must be as reliable, secure, and economical as with key customers for the best results. The documents exchanged also must not be in the 3PL’s proprietary format or your company becomes captive. Three
The acquisition of Ariba by SAP is widely promoted as a purchasing portal. What is more important, but not as “hot,” is the combination with Crossgate for classical EDI (X12) exchange for low volume customers or vendors. (High volume users should be exchanged directly using AS2 or FTPS.) For low volume customers or vendors, web
The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) has updated their fields and codes for the automotive industry when it comes to many EDI documents. This amendment makes the process more efficient for you and your key customers. The rebound or evolution well underway means that all Tiers are updating their EDI systems and then adding more
Oracle E-Business Suite users now need both classical EDI (X12) and standardized XML (GS1 or OAGi) to link together their supply chain for both customers and vendors. Three choices are available: EDI Gateway – exports a positional file or to a temporary table from which an EDI system (purchased from another) creates classical or XML
DCS Can Assist You in Boosting Sales, Speed-up Processes and Cut Costs It is not too early to begin your planning for 2015, and target potential savings from more EDI process automation. Chances are you have looked at many alternatives and encountered choices. But which possibility do you choose and is right for your company?
In 2008, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a new rule known as the Importer Security Filing (ISF), better known as the 10+2 Initiative. The Initiative asks importers to provide 10 extra pieces of information about the products being imported to Customs, with the carrier providing the other two. However, there was not
Caterpillar (CAT) is completing its EDI capability upgrade. You may know of this initiative as “Mach 1,” which applies to all vendors in Europe and Asia as well. The upgrade improvements contained these and other requirements: Shipment Notice (ASN, 856) – changes now required as the key step in “validation for receipt of material” Invoice
Back in 2011, Sears/Sears Holding asked Trading Partners to add the ‘PER’ segment to all EDI Invoices (810) and Advanced Shipment Notices (856). Sears request is backed by a logic of being able to automate the capturing of Trading Partner’s most current EDI contact. Almost 3,000 Trading Partners did implement the ‘PER’ segment promoting Sears
EDI has rapidly evolved with newer technology allowing its access to be as simple as opening an email, especially with the development of cloud computing. With these advancements, cloud storage has taken off, especially with Oracle. EDI used to only be accessed through a server, but now you have the option to move your server