True EDI Integration versus Basic EDI Mapping

We recently added 2 new EDI integration clients that compared our integrated EDI solution to other larger EDI providers that claim they have “ERP Integration”. Both of these companies did significant due diligence and quickly realized the difference between the true EDI integrated approach we offer and the advertised “EDI integration” which is really just … Continue reading True EDI Integration versus Basic EDI Mapping

With Planning Schedules, Sometimes Less Can Be More

A number of our clients receive 830 (X12) and DELFOR (EDIFACT) production schedules on a regular basis from their customers. The frequency of schedules is typically anywhere from daily to once/week for each PO/item/location combination. For some of our clients, this results in at least hundreds (sometimes thousands) of updates per day to their ERP … Continue reading With Planning Schedules, Sometimes Less Can Be More

Beyond Traditional EDI – Smart Companies Leveraging EDI Capabilities to Streamline Their Businesses

We’re currently involved in 3 projects leveraging EDI capabilities to streamline processes that are not typically handled via EDI: One of our clients is actively using EDI to process inter-company orders. They have multiple companies, some running different versions of the same ERP. They already use EDI with their customers and they had the foresight … Continue reading Beyond Traditional EDI – Smart Companies Leveraging EDI Capabilities to Streamline Their Businesses

Bringing on New Trading Partners – What’s Involved in the Process

You’ve gone through the process and investment for setting up integrated EDI with your first trading partner. Now you have other customers requesting that you become EDI-compliant – should be nothing to it, right? Just a few mouse clicks and you’re done, right? All EDI is the same, isn’t it? My answer, being from Wisconsin, … Continue reading Bringing on New Trading Partners – What’s Involved in the Process

WorkWise ERP EDI Integration – Part 2 – Customer Outbound Transactions

The WorkWise ERP EDI Module supports the following outbound customer EDI transactions as part of the ERP software: Advanced Ship Notices (X12 856/EDIFACT DESADV) Invoices (X12 810/EDIFACT INVOIC) The TRG EDI Connector extends the WorkWise ERP EDI functionality by also offering the following transactions with no customization required to the WorkWise ERP: Purchase Order Acknowledgement … Continue reading WorkWise ERP EDI Integration – Part 2 – Customer Outbound Transactions