edi purchase order

EDI Purchase Orders (Production With Boot Barn) EDI Purchase Orders in production must reflect the correct unit cost/price, units ordered, terms, freight conveyance method, discounts, BB style numbers, sizes and colors. If a purchase order is received by the vendor and there are discrepancies, the appropriate merchandise manager is to be notified immediately. The goods on the purchase Read More →

Boot Barn EDI

Boot Barn EDI New Vendor Requirments Boot Barn EDI Vendor program serves for utilizing EDI technology with its vendors. In keeping with its strategic initiative to improve operating efficiency, Boot Barn is committed to utilizing EDI. Boot Barn is currently utilizing EDI for PO issuance and will be exploring other technologies as they become available. Boot Barn strongly encourages Read More →

EDI Academy

Latest testimonials from EDI Academy students EDI Academy courses were tailored to bring you a comprehensive program and lots of  useful “take away” information. We are glad to hear positive feedbacks from our students, and will share some of the latest ones with you. “I am happy I found EDI Academy. It was so difficult to find Read More →

EDI Workforce

EDI Workforce: Personnel And Training Needs Personnel from various company functional areas will one way or another be involved with EDI. For example, the accounts payable manager or clerk should be familiar with EDI operations if EDI invoicing is in place. The procurement manager or the buyer should be well aware of EDI operations if the purchase orders are Read More →

EDI Networking

EDI Networking & Telecommunications, Fail over, Backup & Disaster Recovery In the not-too-distant past, most EDI transmissions were sent via modems and telephone lines. While some EDI is still done this way, for the most part fiber optic cables and high speed internet have replaced the telephone modem as a means of data transmission. Typically an Read More →

EDI Hardware

EDI Hardware And Infrastructure: Operating System & Servers EDI hardware and infrastructure setup can range from a personal computer with internet access to a mainframe supercomputer depending on the processing requirements. It is important that all EDI software components (e.g. not just the translator) follow the same standards of appropriately selecting hardware and infrastructure environments. In extremely sophisticated EDI Read More →

EDI Additional Components

EDI Additional Components:  Communications Tool, Database, Business application,  Integration bridge EDI Additional components like database, business application or integration bridge will typically be sold separately from full packaged software bundles. Below you’ll find a brief description of additional tools used for EDI integration. Communications Tool Most EDI software packages will contain a communications management tool used for sending and receiving Read More →

EDI Software Environment: Translator & Mapper Millions of lines of code have been written for over 30 years to produce EDI related software. It would not be cost effective or efficient to build a home grown EDI translator, mapper or a communications adapter. There are many EDI software vendors available. If a company does not outsource Read More →


XML and EDI Standards Development Process XML stands for eXtensible Markup Language. The roots of XML development date back to 1977. It is a subset of SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language). XML was developed for the use on the internet by the governing body of the Web known as W3C. XML is similar to HTML, Read More →

EDI Standards

EDI Standards Bodies – Brief History EDI Standards are what set EDI apart from other electronic methods of transferring data. Before getting into details about administration of EDI standards such as ANSI ASC X12 or UN/EDIFACT, it is important to understand why standards are used. EDI standards are built on the concept of making electronic business Read More →