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EDI Modernization

The Benefits of Implementing EDI with ERP

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 30, 2022 10:27 AM

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) are two sides of the same coin. ERP solutions consolidate processes, manage resources, and create a single version of truth for company data. On the other hand, EDI is the globally accepted protocol for transmitting electronic documents within and between businesses.

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Why ERP and EDI Belong Together

Posted by Brooke Lester on Mar 23, 2022 2:35 PM

EDI systems and ERP solutions are essential for any business that relies on a properly functioning supply chain. EDI handles communication with trading partners on the front end, while the ERP system manages records on the back end.

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Modernizing EDI - Four Potential Solutions

Posted by Brooke Lester on Feb 16, 2022 3:03 PM

Despite being more than six decades old, EDI has remained the foundational model of electronic business-to-business integration. The widespread adoption of EDI standards has enabled trading partners across various industries to communicate and exchange documents through pre-determined and pre-aligned digital formats and protocols. With EDI, enterprises have created ecosystems where data flows seamlessly from one end to another, accelerating transactions and minimizing errors in business-critical processes.

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Digital Transformation with Hybrid EDI Solutions

Posted by Brooke Lester on Feb 9, 2022 2:29 PM

Recent supply chain disruptions have fueled a dramatic rise in demand for more agile and adaptable EDI integrations. Today, trading partners want to interact in an ecosystem that guarantees fast and reliable data transfer, regardless of the data hosting infrastructures they use.

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Why EDI Still Accounts for 78% of All B2B Transactions

Posted by Brooke Lester on Feb 2, 2022 11:40 AM

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a long-standing technology with a history spanning over 60 years. Over the years, it has transformed, evolved, and faced fierce competition, yet it has remained the most dominant utility for B2B communications. Despite the proliferation of internet-enabled transactions, businesses across numerous industries still develop and maintain their systems around EDI standards. In 2019, EDI accounted for 78.4% of all B2B electronic transactions.

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