EDI Integration Tips for McLane Company Vendors EDI Integration is the first thing supliers must pay attention to starting electronic documents interchange with McLane Company. In previous posts we described 880 Grocery Products Invoice within McLane Company EDI Integration program  as well as Shipping & Routing Information and Bill of Landing Requirements. Below is a list of frequently asked questions which Read More →

EDI Outsourcing and ways to raise the effectiveness of Electronic Data Interchange process EDI Outsourcing is a critical business function – EDI can be outsourced. In the early days of EDI, a company would purchase an EDI system and assign someone from the IT department to look after it. Over the years, the technology has evolved. Trading relationships have expanded, and the cost Read More →

EDI Order To Delivery Cycle Time Formula EDI Order To Delivery Cycle Time  formula given in today’s post is described for better understanding of the EDI process flow during goods delivery. One of the benefits of using EDI is that it speeds up order-to-delivery cycle time. Please see EDI Order To Delivery Cycle Time formula Read More →

EDI 837 transaction structure – Transaction Set Header (ST) and Transaction Set Trailer (SE) EDI 837  Health Care Claim general envelope structure was described earlier in the blog. Below  find the description of two structural parts of an EDI 837 Health Care Claim element. Transaction Set Header (ST) This is the third segment of all EDI transactions including EDI 837. Read More →

Ace Hardware EDI documents transmission between partners Ace Hardware EDI documents flow initiative supposes two basic EDI transmission flows in place. You can choose the one that fits your business needs best. EDI over the Internet (Ace’s preferred method) Ace Hardware EDI documents flow initiative encourages Trading Partners to consider using the Internet for exchanging EDI data. Ace currently Read More →

EDI transactions taking part in Ace Hardware EDI Initiative EDI transactions make standardizing the format of business documents possible. EDI can transfer hundreds of unique business documents between partners with ease and efficiency. The ANSI Commission (American National Standards Institute) is responsible for formatting EDI standards. ANSI periodically reviews and updates the standards in newer Read More →

Envelope Structure of 837 Health Care Claim EDI Transaction 837 Health Care Claim transaction example below will be used to explain EDI enveloping. This particular EDI file contains two 837 claims transmitted on 01/01/2012. 837 Health Care Claim Envelope ISA*00* *00* *12*8586755250 *01*807685339 *120101*0742*^*00501*000001899*0*P*: GS*HC*8586755250*807685339*20120101*0742*685*X*005010X222A1 ST*837*3701*005010X222A1 BHT*0019*00*004545*20120101*135420*CH NM1*41*2*AGILE BILLING SOLUTIONS*****46*1981 PER*IC*ANN GILLIS*TE*8185601000 NM1*40*2*ANTHEM BLUE CROSS*****46*47198 HL*1**20*1 PRV*BI*PXC*207Q00000X Read More →