EDI Integration: Software Upgrades, Proprietary Data And Legal Concerns EDI Integration requires regular updates. The Rail Industry Guidelines are updated each year upon publication of the ASC X12 version/release. Trading partners within the rail industry are expected to upgrade to one of the two most current version/releases on a schedule agreed to by the railroads. In most Read More →

EDI Implementation Concerns EDI Implementation is not a simple task, EDI is not technically complex. There are a number of ways to learn about EDI, including: periodicals, commercially available training programs, EDI conferences and trade shows, software and network suppliers, and the experience of companies already participating in EDI. Costs and benefits Hardware costs often are Read More →

Testing EDI Transactions (Union Pacific Trading Partner EDI Program) Testing EDI transactions is initiated by Union Pacific to ensure prompt payments and electronic documents processing with trading partners. Union Pacific is currently active in the following EDI transactions (ASC X12): 850 RIFMAT – Purchase orders 810 RIFMAT – Material invoices 810 RIFDFO – Diesel fuel invoices 997 Read More →

EDI Program (Purchase Orders Union Pacific) EDI program requires inter-departmental coordination and a fresh look at many current business processes. In Union Pacific EDI program there is a wealth of information available: periodicals, commercially available training programs, EDI conferences and trade shows, software and network suppliers, and – perhaps best of all – the sharing Read More →

EDI Advantages In Union Pacific Railroad Business Environment EDI advantages show that companies can be more competitive in today’s global business environment. Time Saving Sending an electronic message across the country or around the world requires only seconds or minutes rather than days. Once the message is received, information is available for use immediately without costly and Read More →

EDI Requirements (Hardware and Software) EDI Requirements released by Union Pacific Railroad will be useful for suppliers involved in Electronic Data Interchange. Many business documents can be exchanged using EDI, but the two most common are purchase orders and invoices. At a minimum, EDI replaces the mail preparation and handling associated with traditional business communication. However, the real power Read More →

Shipping Schedule Transaction Set (862) Basic Data Contents Shipping Schedule Transaction Set (862) can be used by supplier, and is intended to supplement the Planning Schedule Transaction Set (830). The Shipping Schedule Transaction Set will supersede certain shipping and delivery information transmitted in a previous Planning Schedule Transaction, but it does not replace the 830 transaction set. The Shipping Schedule Transaction Read More →

EDI Procedure Test To Productive Use (Daimler AG EDI Processing) EDI Procedure Test must be completed before setting up an EDI connection with any of Daimler AG plants. As soon as vendor has completed the preparations at location for setting up an EDI interface, he should make sure he has completed the below mentioned steps before setting up an EDI connection. Read More →

Invoice VDA 4906 Basic Requirements Invoice VDA 4906 usage via EDI has had consistently good results – this is regarded to as a logical enhancement to conventional invoicing methods. The main objectives of the communication of Invoice VDA 4906 data by EDI are as follows: Rapid communication of invoicing data from the supplier to the recipient of the goods or services Read More →

Transport Data For Shipments According to VDA 4921 (Daimler AG Partner Program) Transport Data For Shipments is an important link in the external material flow process. To ensure comprehensive process information, it is essential to include transport contractors in the electronic data interchange process. The VDA recommendations for EDI communications and documents for Transport Data For Shipments Read More →