EDI Segments Usage – Mandatory/Optional EDI Segments Usage depends on partner specifications agreed during testing and setting stage. When business partners discuss the list of EDI documents they are going to use in their relationship, they set specific rules to electronic data interchange process. EDI specifications include the fields and the segments one trading partner will Read More →

EDI Segment definition and example EDI Segment is a combination of the coherent elements or compound data grouped for representing useful information. For example, segment can contain information about product, its color, size, weight, volume etc. EDI Segment can be met in a document once or several times. In an EDI document, each section is described Read More →

EDI Envelope: Digital Information Package EDI Envelope serves to deliver electronic transactions to a receiving company’s business system. EDI Envelope can include multiple business transaction sets in the same way multiple paper purchase order documents can be physically grouped, stuffed, and mailed together to a receiver. EDI Envelope is the digital package that contains EDI documentation Read More →

Indigo Books and Music EDI  shipment basic requirements Indigo Books and Music EDI initiative requires complete and accurate electronic documentation. This ensures that shipments are properly received by Indigo Books and Music EDI department. Adherence to both Indigo Books and Music EDI procedures and proper document preparation will ensure a smooth transaction eliminating unnecessary and costly delays. The required Read More →

EDI Interchange definition and structure EDI Interchange is a structured according to the X12 rules data set which companies sent to each other via EDI. EDI Interchange means more than a simple document – it is a documents package (though sometimes it can contain only one group with one document). We will use the term Read More →

Neiman Marcus labeling standards and requirements Neiman Marcus labeling described in today’s post will cover instructions and illustrations for proper general shipment packaging. General Neiman Marcus labeling requirements All cartons must be well labeled. The information must be permanently attached to the carton, written directly on the carton, or on a non-removable label attached to the Read More →

Neiman Marcus EDI testing and certification for vendors Neiman Marcus EDI testing requires vendors to be registered with GS-1 to obtain a vendor number and purchase UPCs/EANs, have an electronic data interchange solution, and be registered with the InterTrade ecCatalogue. Once these necessary first steps for Neiman Marcus EDI testing and compliancy are completed, a vendor will be ready Read More →

InterTrade ecCatalogue for Neiman Marcus partners InterTrade ecCatalogue is an electronic product catalogue that simplifies the process of data sharing between trading partners. It does not matter if you have few product items or hundreds, the catalogue helps you to share item data using the latest technology. InterTrade’s ecCatalogue accepts over 500 different product attributes for Read More →

Neiman Marcus EDI mapping guidelines Neiman Marcus EDI mapping as well as other EDI requirements are strictly subjected to the VICS standards as specified in the Retail Industry Conventions and Implementation Guidelines for Electronic Data Interchange. Any transaction sent to The Neiman Marcus Group that does not conform to these guidelines will be rejected. InterTrade serves as Read More →