Logistics EDI Applications Implementation Steps Logistics EDI Applications help a lot many warehousing/logistics providers involved in the implementation of EDI. As the public warehouse business becomes more competitive, many warehouses are trying to expand their traditional “product processing” business into the “information processing” business. The warehouses are looking for the new electronic data interchange trends. Logistics EDI Applications serve to Read More →

Return of Merchandise to Vendor In EDI Cycle Return of Merchandise from a retailer to a vendor can occur for two reasons: Faulty Merchandise or Overstock positions on merchandise. Faulty Merchandise Returns If merchandise is found to be faulty and must be returned to the vendor for credit, the process is simply to contact the vendor to Read More →

EDI Cross-Dock Delivery Description EDI Cross-Dock Delivery is an initiative to push the processing of goods from the retailer back to the vendor. The EDI Cross-Dock Delivery approach is to have vendor’s pre-package goods so the merchandise does not require further processing by the retailer’s warehouse. If done properly, the vendor will pre-package the merchandise in a Read More →

Direct to Store Deliveries (EDI Merchandise) Direct to Store Deliveries occur when an order will be placed for delivery to a specific store. The order may be placed at the store manually or electronically. Another option is to have a central buying office order the merchandise for each store. The DSD model is very common for retail Read More →

Central Stock Distribution (EDI Merchandise) Central Stock distribution has merchandise shipped to a central warehouse and the stores will pull stock from the central warehouse. Refrigerators are a very common example of Central Stock Merchandise. A shipment of 1000 refrigerators is received at a central warehouse. Each individual store will only receive one in-stock refrigerator. The rest of Read More →

Seasonal Purchasing EDI Guidelines And Brief Notes Seasonal Purchasing occurs when Buyers and Vendors determine the order quantities based on a purchase per season. This method is typical for seasonal product, such as swimwear, where the selling season is too short to re-order product. The buyers’ and vendors’ knowledge of the market and previous year’s Read More →

EDI Sales Processing In Gl0bal Supply Chain EDI Sales Processing described below cover such topics as In-store Determination of Quantities Required and Vendor Managed/Assisted Inventory. This information will be useful for those who are involved in warehousing, logistics, retail and supply chain in general. In-store Determination of Quantities Required Store personnel check the shelves and communicate merchandise Read More →

Warehouse EDI Tendencies: Order Processing, Logistics And Transportation Warehouse EDI systems are constantly developing as the public warehouse business becomes more competitive. Many warehouses are trying to shift their business to electronic technologies including warehouse EDI systems. One of the things this tendency will influence a lot is quicker order processing. The newest trend is Read More →

EDI Merchandise Receiving And Transferring from the Warehouse to the Retailer EDI Merchandise operation description explains the common process of the public or private warehousing cycle. There are two major functions in the modern warehousing process: receiving merchandise from the manufacturer to the warehouse and transferring merchandise from the warehouse to the retailer. EDI Merchandise Receiving A public warehouse receives Read More →