The Business Need Grote Industries is an Indiana-based automotive manufacturer. A long-term customer of Data Communication Solutions, Grote needed us to create a fast-tracked API solution for their customer, Daimler, also known as Mercedes-Benz. This was meant to replace an EDI process that Daimler was eliminating. DCS EDI specialist Ashley Fish handled the project.
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
For decades, EDI has been used by organizations to effectively exchange documents with their customers and supply chain partners. After all, it’s quicker and less risky than sending your documents through the mail or by less structured electronic methods. EDI is integral to the worlds of manufacturing, retail, transportation, and more. Because it’s so deeply