What is EDI? What does it stand for? How does it work? What are EDI benefits? Look no further, learn about the basics with our EDI guide. Contact our DataTrans experts and easily get started today.
EDI stands for electronic data interchange and is defined as computer-to-computer communications and transmission of business information in a standard and structured format. Organizations are moving to electronic data interchange to streamline and improve business processes and transactions by communicating data electronically.
Electronic data interchange allows for:
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Electronic data interchange replaces previous order processes such as mail, fax or email by electronically exchanging documents between two companies with different internal systems. A translator will convert the business application data to and from another data format between the trading partners. Trading partners are two separate entities, i.e. supplier vs. buyer. The order processing life cycle is shortened significantly by creating a link between computer systems of different entities.
DataTrans reliable cloud-based infrastructure provides maximum up-time so that your solution is always available to access. WebEDI requires no special software or computer knowledge. The only requirements to use WebEDI is to have access to the internet. Thus, you can become EDI capable quickly with minimal cost and very little training. DataTrans WebEDI allows users to manage all of their activity and transactions from one simple, easy to use webpage. If you can use email, you can use WebEDI. How does WebEDI work? Simple, view our video & get started today.
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