EDI Shipping Instructions

EDI Shipping Instructions & Appointment Requirements EDI Shipping Instructions state that vendors should contact Sporting Life team to schedule an appointment, and provide the following information for every Purchase Order: PO# Cartons Units Carrier. Vendors should note, the ASN must be sent prior to the goods arriving at NLS. Failure to schedule an appointment OR shipping before/after appointment date may result in Read More →

Delivery Capability

Delivery Capability Based On Different Sourcing Models At Continental Delivery Capability calculation is standardized and backed by an IT-System: when goods receipt is posted in Continental’s ERP System, instantly the delivery is evaluated with respect to date and quantity requested. Each and any goods receipt is evaluated on Contract Product basis vs. the information in the Read More →

production logistics

Production Logistics Process (Start of Series Production) Production Logistics Process must be coordinated closely between Supplier and Continental location for every new Contract. The following topics must be coordinated and finalized between the Supplier and Continental Logistics Department before the first delivery for series production on the latest: Preferred Sourcing Model, Packaging Concepts, Information Interchange (EDI), Shipping Read More →

Cumulative Quantity

Cumulative Quantity Report EDI Continental ERP-System Cumulative Quantity can be used by the supplier to monitor incoming delivery instructions (e.g. Delivery Schedule, call-off etc) by Continental for their plausibility, feasibility and to determine increases or decreases within a certain period of time. Cumulative quantities are a running total at a certain date relating always to a certain Read More →

EDI Point

EDI Point and Time of Delivery (Continental Automotive) EDI Point and Time of Delivery requirements are essential for Continental suppliers. In case the Supplier is not able to meet the date in the Delivery Schedule, Continental shall be notified immediately in writing. Faster or special transportation are to be arranged by Supplier, in the first Read More →

EDI Purchase Order Number

EDI Purchase Order Number (Reference Number for Union Pacific) EDI Purchase Order Number is the key reference number for Union Pacific. It ties together all EDI communications about a purchase, including payment. It is the Supply Department’s responsibility to furnish the supplier with a purchase order number for EDI all purchases. It is the Supplier’s responsibility to use that number in Read More →

EDI Integration

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

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

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

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 →