Data Communication Solutions’ (DCS) EDI Specialists have in-depth experience working with SAP’s Interchange Documents (IDocs™). We can help you integrate SAP with your existing EDI system or help you select one to integrate with SAP ERP™ or SAP All-in-One™.
Our seasoned DCS Specialists are experienced working with a variety of EDI translators such as:
Since IDoc mapping is not trivial, we recommend DCS’ ERP conversion service to maximize your success. Our EDI consultant specialists are experts on SAP IDocs Integration using methodologies and tools that will span all the phases of integration. Your mapping will be thorough, quick, and economical. Having DCS develop the first few Trading Partners and communication parameters lowers the cost of implementation and hastens payback.
We can also help you determine if you can integrate your existing EDI system to SAP at a reasonable cost. Get your no-cost assessment today, there is no obligation.
Integrating with SAP
Integration with SAP is a significant task. SAP IDoc’s structure can be complex and difficult to tackle. For example, user exits or scripts are frequently used when mapping to/from an IDoc structure.
This complexity derives from different formats of business documents exchanged. Consider the inbound customer Purchase Order (Sales Order) formats for Target Stores:
Ship-to Distribution Center
Ship-to D.C. and “cross-dock” for stores
Each type of P.O. must be properly configured or many issues can be encountered.
We work with the three components of reliable and economical EDI:
The IDoc interface gateway
Your exciting EDI System
Secure Internet data transmission (AS2 or FTPS)
Too often EDI is an afterthought during the SAP implementation, or comes up suddenly as an “on demand” project requested by a key customer that needs to be completed yesterday. In both scenarios you are forced to piece together a workable solution. This is something that you must do well and ensure that best business practices are followed, since future development is built on this foundation.
Want to increase productivity but unsure how to do it? Check out our easy-to-use SAP Modules Documents and IDocs that shows you each SAP module and its corresponding transaction set that can readily be automated as standard and accepted by your trading partner.
Using DCS EDI Consultants for Your SAP ERP System and EDI Integration
DCS EDI consultants have helped many companies implement, maintain, or oversee daily EDI processing with their SAP system. Using a seasoned expert who knows EDI and IDoc’s will save you time and headaches. With experienced professionals, you can avoid common pitfalls when implementing EDI with your SAP application. DCS is ready to work with your SAP provider or consultant too. Our expertise is with the EDI integration: we do not seek non-EDI work. Your first step is easy; just e-mail DCS for your no-cost assessment.
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