Electronic Data Interchange, commonly referred to as EDI, is a process that allows data to be exchanged between businesses in a standard electronic format.
Sales order processing is an area of business where EDI is used extensively. However, up to one-third of EDI orders can contain exceptions — this is where problems surface. Traditional handling methods cause a host of challenges for customer service professionals and the business as a whole.
This eBook aims to expose these issues, while showing how order processing automation can work with existing EDI environments to streamline exception handling and fix any potential problems before they mess up your ERP system and bottom line.
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This white paper provides an overview of the growing opportunities for EDI managers and coordinators. It highlights how their role can change from being responsible for implementation of technologies for operational activities to being infrastructure leaders. It shows how they can deliver increased efficiencies and velocity for value chain automation, which increases visibility, control and agility for a business.
The challenges presented by multiple Value-Added Networks (VANs) and managing diverse trading partners create barriers to the efficiencies promised by EDI. Multiple providers mean multiple points of failure with no one entity to hold accountable. Also, as trading communities grow, end-to-end supply chain visibility becomes an essential operational requirement.