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 →

Continental Planning and Monitoring Deliveries by Supplier (Responsibilities) Continental Planning program requires suppliers to deliver contract products in such quantities and times as to achieve 100% on time delivery pursuant to the dates and to the place specified in the decisive Delivery Schedule if not otherwise agreed in Individual Logistics Agreements for Preferred Sourcing Models Read More →

EDI DELFORP (Delivery Forecast Planned Delivery) Continental Transaction EDI DELFORP message informs Continental about planned deliveries well in advance. Planned deliveries is designated as ‘planned receipts’ in the following blog post. This message type is required for the Supply Chain Monitor (SC Monitor). The SC Monitor is a web-based monitoring system of the current supply situation. There are three Read More →

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce) Definition And Classification E-Commerce is a business-to-business (B2B) initiative aimed at communicating business transaction documents on a real-time or near real-time basis between known trading partners, such as suppliers, customers and, increasingly, between a supplier’s supplier or a customer’s customer. This is the movement from simple B2B to electronic business-to-business (EB2B). Electronic Commerce as Read More →

EDI Certification (Partner Compliance Checking) EDI Partner Certification (Compliance Checking) is a bundle of steps aimed to passing technical and informational compliance and meeting business partner requirements. The results of EDI Partner Certification show that a new trading partner satisfies the set requirements, its technical and informational resources are approved by the organization and a new partner Read More →

Continental EDI ASN (Global ASN and Delivery and Transport Data) Continental EDI ASN message becomes mandatory and Supplier needs to send an ASN in case Continental requires the Supplier to take part in the TOMS and/or SC Monitor project. The same applies if a Continental location requires an ASN transmission for the receiving process. Supplier generate the ASN at the Read More →

Exchange of Data With Continental Exchange of Data With Continental is released via EDI together with covering the full set of standard business communication with Supplier (Delivery Schedule, Shipping Notification, Self-Billing Invoice etc.). Suppliers have to use EDI in order to exchange communication with Continental. Harmonization of its IT-Systems is Continental’s long-term strategy. This post describes some specific requirements Read More →

Monitoring EDI Processing, Message Types and Delivery Schedule Monitoring EDI processing (information flow in IT-Systems) on a regular basis is done by both parties in order to ensure an accurate communication and complete data transfer. Note that Continental considers EDI to be received by Supplier when the data transmission (EDI or WEB EDI) has been sent successfully from Read More →