What is EDI – and what are the benefits?
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) refers to the electronic exchange of data between business partners via standardised communication paths (e.g. GXS mailbox) and standardised message formats (e.g. ORDERS = order) which have been defined by relevant organisations (e.g. VDA, UN).
absence of manual intervention
means that the
error quota is reduced,
throughput time is cut,
processing can be fully automated
traceability is improved.
Valuable human resources
can be deployed elsewhere.
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The benefits of EDI
EDI saves time and personnel, makes business processes more transparent and traceable, helps optimise workflows, creates synergies – and can be implemented quickly and easily with standardised technologies.
EDI in use
EDI refers to the electronic exchange of data between business partners via standardised communication paths and standardised message formats.
Small EDI glossary
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One central point of contact
If there is an existing EDI link, a central contact person will be appointed for both commercial and technical queries. This contact person has access to other specialists in the various departments and in IT.