Presentation on theme: "Cut Costs and Improve Order Efficiency with EDI September 16, 2009 Jim Augenstein Andrew Bing."— Presentation transcript:
Cut Costs and Improve Order Efficiency with EDI September 16, 2009 Jim Augenstein Andrew Bing
Why Adopt? Speed –Speed of light –Data immediately available –Reduced cycle times = competitive edge Accuracy –Data validation –Fewer touches Operational Efficiency –Improved Trading Partner Relationship –Increased Data Awareness in supply Chain –Improved planning and Processing All lead to…. Cost Reduction!
EDI Supplier Business Issues Typical Supply Chain issues. Retail Chains require their suppliers to adhere to stringent B2B requirements. –E-Commerce – All business transactions are EDI –Packaging – Capture Package Level Detail –Labeling – Custom UCC Compliant Labels on each package –Shipping – Direct or through Distribution Centers –Charge Backs – If any of the above is incorrect
Supplier Software Challenge Supply chain system needs Complex Trading Partner requirements Seamlessly Integrate Both
EDI Architecture Value Added Network AS2 Direct Connect Communication Software Raw EDI File – (ASCII Text) EDI Mapping Tool NAV Transaction Processing NAV Database EDI Receive Docs EDI In Field EDI Out Fields EDI Send Docs
EDI Received Document Incoming Purchase Order 850 Outgoing Order Ack. 855 Outgoing Adv. Shipping Notice 856 Outgoing Sales Invoice 810 Trading Partner EDI Map EDI Cross Reference Engine o Customer o Vendor o Item o UOM Sales Order Pack Line Scanning Sales Shipment Sales Invoice Label Formatter Bill Of Lading Bill Of Lading Document Inventory ACE – Comprehensive Compliance Solution