EDI Worldwide Standards List And Description (Part 2) EDI worldwide standards appeared as business requirements were quite different and diverse, and organizations tried to optimize messaging formats. There are formats used across industries to facilitate business communication. We continue to describe international EDI standard formats. HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). HIPAA EDI is a set of Read More →

EDI Worldwide Standards List And Description (Part 1) EDI worldwide standards appeared when EDI came onto the scene, and companies have attempted to standardize B2B relationships. As business requirements were quite different and diverse, organizations have optimized messaging formats that resulted in a dozen EDI standards in use. There are formats used across industries to facilitate business communication as well Read More →

Electronic Data Interchange In B2B communications Electronic Data Interchange is a technology that helps trading partners and organizations speed up supply process, logistics and eliminate manual errors by automating business-to-business (B2B) communications. EDI helps many organizations that produce, ship, purchase and sell goods or provide care, from retailers and manufacturers to logistics firms, airlines, healthcare providers, insurers Read More →

Sporting Life Scheduling An Appointment NLS Guidelines Sporting Life Scheduling Delivery guidelines require all deliveries to Sporting Life 3PL warehoused (NLS) require an appointment – to schedule an appointment an ASN is required (EDI Vendors), or an approval number (Non-EDI Vendors). To obtain an approval number a valid PO, within shipping window and not passed cancellation date, is Read More →

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 →

Sporting Life Vendor Packing Instructions (Pack by Store, Bulk Pack And Kitting PO’s) Sporting Life Vendor Packing Instructions have been recently changed from bulk PO’s to PO’s by store. Now, every store will have its own unique PO#. This enhances the receiving process, making it faster, and more accurate. Vendor picks and packs items for specific store Read More →

Sporting Life EDI UPC And EAN Code (Universal Product Code And International Article Number) Requirements Sporting Life EDI UPC And EAN Codes must be provided by all vendors via NPLS or Product Catalogue. UPC or EAN codes are required; as this is how Sporting Life’s supply chain identifies products, and is integral to its receiving process. Sporting Life does not Read More →

EDI Confirmation by Continental Suppliers EDI Confirmation of a Delivery Schedule is not usually required by Continental if not otherwise agreed by Continental location and Supplier. This is referred to as ‘management by exception process’. With this any Delivery Schedule or call-off issued to Supplier within agreed capacities and flexibilities shall be legally binding for the Read More →

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 →