EDI worldwide standards

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 →

Sporting Life Scheduling

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

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

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

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 DELFOR

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

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

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

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 →