EDI Software Environment: Translator & Mapper Millions of lines of code have been written for over 30 years to produce EDI related software. It would not be cost effective or efficient to build a home grown EDI translator, mapper or a communications adapter. There are many EDI software vendors available. If a company does not outsource Read More →

XML

XML and EDI Standards Development Process XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language. The roots of XML development date back to 1977. It is a subset of SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language). XML was developed for the use on the internet by the governing body of the Web known as W3C. XML is similar to HTML, Read More →

EDI Standards

EDI Standards Bodies – Brief History EDI Standards are what set EDI apart from other electronic methods of transferring data. Before getting into details about administration of EDI standards such as ANSI ASC X12 or UN/EDIFACT, it is important to understand why standards are used. EDI standards are built on the concept of making electronic business Read More →

What is Not EDI

What is Not EDI: No Sending Via EMAIL or the WEB What is Not EDI? In order to understand what EDI is, it’s important to understand what EDI isn’t. EDI is not just a regular method of sending documents electronically via EMAIL or the WEB. EDI documents are standardized (according to a standards development body) in a Read More →

Electronic Data Interchange

Electronic Data Interchange Definition And Introduction To EDI Electronic data interchange (EDI) is a business-to-business, computer-tocomputer exchange of transaction information, such as purchase orders, invoices, and advance shipping notices. Each of these transaction types has a specifically defined, computer-readable format assigned to it. This is referred to as a transaction set, and more than 300 such Read More →

ASN EDI Test

ASN EDI Test – Building the ASN (Myer Testing) ASN EDI Test purpose is to establish the accuracy of the ASN build process, to ensure that the supplier can transmit ASNs and to ensure that Myer can receive them. Myer teams may visit the supplier’s premises to validate the methods the Supplier uses to create an ASN Read More →

EDI webinars

Tickets and Logistics Labels Test – Testing Process Between Myer Tickets and Logistics Labels Test is one from a series of tests between Myer and its new EDI business partners. Find below information regarding printing price tickets, GTIN/EAN/UPC in bar code symbols and Logistic Labels incorporating Serial Shipping Container Codes (SSCCs). The purpose of Tickets and Read More →

EDI PAD Testing

EDI PAD Testing: Establishing transmission of Sales/Stock On Hand/Stock On Order information With Myer Suppliers EDI PAD Testing (Sales/Stock On Hand/Stock On Order information) is required for suppliers who require transmission of data on a weekly basis – this data is also of benefit for use and creation of Reverse Purchase Orders option. The purpose of this Read More →

EDI Testing Process

EDI Testing Process At Myer – Alignment of GS1 details EDI Testing Process will begin to accredit vendor system and ensure complete and accurate information flows between the systems once vendor new processes and technology are in place. This will enable the efficient movement of goods through Myer distribution centres to stores & customers, and correct payment for Read More →

EDI Purchase Order Test

EDI Purchase Order Test – Receiving EDI purchase orders EDI Purchase Order Test ensures Suppliers can receive all relevant segments of purchase orders from Myer in all formats. This test is required for suppliers who have not previously received EDI purchase orders with all of the listed characteristics. Myer will send test purchase orders. They are to Read More →