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September 3, 2020

Amazon had introduced Vendor APIs, enabling vendors to more efficiently automate their integration. APIs are not a replacement for EDI and can run in parallel with it. That being said, these APIs offer benefits that EDI does not. One benefit is the ability for vendors to pull purchase order changes and cancellations in an automated

June 17, 2020

Lowe’s has announced that they will begin requiring their stock trading partners to send them an X12 753 transaction. The X12 753 is the Request for Routing Instructions. In addition to requesting routing instructions, the X12 753 can provide general information about merchandise that is ready to be shipped. This change will go into effect

March 31, 2020

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a fundamental method for document exchange in the warehousing and third-party logistics industry, allowing you to track real-time movement of goods across the supply chain. EDI simplifies the logistics management and helps your operations run more efficiently, keeping you current with the requirements of your customers, partners, and vendors. Most

February 12, 2020

In traditional EDI, all data is communicated between the Carrier, Shipper, and the Consignee in electronic documents called “Transaction Sets” (TS). The advantage of this method is that it eliminates a dispatcher from having to key information into the Dispatch and Billing System. This results in a savings of time and money and eliminates any

February 5, 2020

TMW EDI Automation The TMW Systems enterprise transportation software products have proven themselves to be leaders for many years since 1983 in the very competitive transportation arena.  With the increase demand by shippers to do business with their carriers electronically, carriers have found that EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) is becoming more and more a requirement

November 7, 2019

Mack Trucks Inc. is a Volvo-owned production facility based in Pennsylvania. Beginning on November 18, 2019, they will send the Planning Schedule with Release Capacity (X12 830) EDI transaction via a new planning system (GILM). The transaction will be sent with a new purchase order number containing a specific suffix (-XXX) for each plan location.

August 29, 2019

Amazon is requiring that its trading partners update their AS2 security settings in order to continue exchanging EDI documents with them. Specifically, they require updating AS2 certificates to SHA256 2048. The deadline for making this change is October 15, 2019. If connections aren’t compliant by this date, AS2 EDI traffic between Amazon and your business