Bosch Automotive Service Solutions Inc. announced earlier this year that they are implementing SAP as their ERP system. As they introduce SAP, Bosch will have new EDI data requirements. Bosch is also working on automatically generating invoices by using ERS (Evaluated Receipt Settlement). This will get rid of paperwork and speed up the payment process.
Have you been assigned the task of choosing an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) solution or a new provider to supply it? Many companies are choosing to outsource their EDI needs to an EDI provider versus managing their EDI capabilities internally. As you take on this quest, there are several areas that should be addressed: