EDI Transmits

EDI Transmits Tips (Lord & Taylor Vendor Transmissions) If vendor errors are identified during EDI Transmit, expense offset charges may be assessed. Vendors should note that if changing VANS from Lord & Taylor direct connect mailboxes at GXS and Inovis Inc., to any interconnect, all 852 Sales Data Reports will be turned off. Assign a Read More →

EDI webinar

Do it Best EDI Guidelines Conducting business in today’s economy is a continual challenge; reducing costs, increasing profits, staying competitive, and maximizing efficiencies are important business practices for Do it Best Corp. – as well as for its vendors. Electronic processing of business transactions is critical for both Do it Best Corp. and vendors submitting Read More →

Online Webinars EDI

Online Webinars EDI Bundle Online EDI Training Bundle – EDI Fundamentals & Best Practices for All Industries and HIPAA Bundle (Health Care EDI) Fundamentals & Best Practices. Advanced sessions are included in both bundles. Some courses have pre-requisites. Online instructor-led webinars Real-world examples and cases Opportunity to consult with an expert that has implemented EDI Read More →


What is Electronic Business-to-Consumer Model? Business to Consumer electronic commerce is the process of selling products and services directly between businesses and the end-users online. Therefore, B2C companies can be described as companies that sell directly to end consumers. For example, a consumer buys devices, toys, grocery, and wear on the website of a definite company Read More →

Data Element Length

What does it mean – Data Element Length? Different EDI standards contain different sets of data elements related to that definite standard. Data elements dictionary provides various information about each data element including its length. Data Element Length is the range, minimum to maximum, of the number of character positions available to represent the value Read More →


B2B (Business-to-Business) Relationships B2B model means a type of business relationships where two companies sell products or services to each other. This model does not refer to companies and end consumers’ relationships (business-to-consumer or consumer-to-business models). B2B may be treated as supportive enterprise relationships between two business to reach the benefits goal, e.g. between manufacturer Read More →

EDI Training

GLNs In Product Traceability And Recall Product traceability is essential in the pharmaceutical and medical devices sectors where product quality may have major implications for patient safety. Companies already have legal and regulatory obligations to be able to trace and recall their products if issues arise. However, tracing is challenging due to the complexity of Read More →

Data Synchronisation

GLNs in Data Synchronisation Exchange of product and, or price information between suppliers and their trading partners (e.g., distributors/wholesalers, hospitals) is called data synchronisation. The information exchanged for data synchronisation is non-transactional and includes the unique product identifier (GTIN) as the record key and additional information such as product descriptions, regulatory information, sizes, and weights. Read More →


GLNs In eCommerce Transactions GLNs are used in many types of electronic commerce transactions and are most commonly used in conjunction with Global Trade Item Numbers® (GTIN®) and Serial Shipping Container Codes (SSCC) for purchasing, shipping, invoicing and stock status transactions. They provide the globally unique identification needed to securely exchange business information as well Read More →


Sharing GLN Information And Master Data It is essential to share GLN master data with trading partners prior to commencing business communications. If GLNs have been allocated in a hierarchical structure, this hierarchy should be shared. Communication of GLN information will take the format that is best suited to the trading partners involved, whilst ensuring Read More →