EDI Implementation

EDI Implementation Cases The cost savings realized by the grocery sector can also be achieved by businesses operating in other sectors such as apparel, DIY, healthcare and public administration. GS1 UK’s survey demonstrates that there is a significant opportunity for other sectors to move from a manual paper-based process to EDI – reaping the cost and efficiency benefits. There are many examples of other Read More →

EDI training

Cutting paper usage – save costs, improve efficiency and be sustainable GS1 industry research shows that significant cost savings can be made by eliminating the use of paper documents and replacing them with EDI messages. Businesses that rely on paper-based processes have to cover the cost of printing forms, postage, administrative overhead such as filing and retrieval, data entry and the manual validation of information. There Read More →

EDI training

Full implementation of EDI in grocery retail sector Despite the near saturation of electronic ordering and invoicing in this sector, the uptake of electronic despatch advices is comparatively low at 38%. GS1 UK’s research has identified further cost savings of £200 million if the sector fully adopted EDI despatch advices for all of its orders. The UK retail grocery sector has the opportunity to Read More →

EDI Process

EDI Process At Myer (Strategic Operational Principles) EDI Process encompasses the following strategic principles: it is crucial that the efficiency of day-to-day Supply Chain operations are maximised through EDI. Myer will operate Strategic Partnerships with its suppliers based on a set of high-level principles: Myer will buy on behalf of the customers, not sell on behalf of its suppliers Read More →


How EDI Works: Discovering The Advantages How EDI Works? This is a popular question usually asked by business owners, company managers, operational staff at EDI Academy trainings. Although EDI is quite widespread technology, there still remain some points to be discussed. Those who are not connected to electronic data interchange not always understand the difference Read More →

Financial EDI

Financial EDI Basic Description And Steps Financial EDI solutions serve businesses to exchange payment related information with a standard format. In general, financial EDI uses the same principles as EDI for other industries (e.g. supply chain, retail etc.). However, the main difference is that two partners that exchange payments (or other financial EDI transactions) should Read More →

EDI Standards

Carhartt, Inc.: Creating a digital data governance program on a foundation of standards As a family-owned and operated business recognized for rugged workwear, Carhartt is truly passionate about serving its loyal consumers. Carhartt wanted to create a product data management system that would effectively enhance product data quality and governance to better serve its multiple channels. Read More →

Carton Label Samples

Carton Label Samples (EDI Order Consolidation) In the previous posts we have learned about several practical cases as for EDI Order Consolidation by the Brand Owner and by the Retailer. Below are given Carton Label examples sample formats of GS1-128 labels that may be used for communicating the consolidated shipment. Each company should define the format with its Read More →

EDI Order Consolidation

EDI Order Consolidation by the Retailer (Use Case) A retailer creates a purchase order that consolidates several products that would normally be transmitted on separate purchase orders. The resulting purchase order sent to the brand owner may contain products from different department numbers, class numbers, or other divisions within the retailer’s and brand owner’s systems. The Read More →

EDI learning

International Drop Shipment Purchase Order Any international drop ship purchase order from a Do it Best Corp. member or affiliate requires vendor to complete the following steps: Contact Do it Best Corp. for credit authorization at 260/748-5375. A packing list (copy) and an invoice (copy) must accompany drop shipments sent to the freight forwarder to prevent Read More →