Day: September 8, 2020

EDI Software & other components of your EDI Solution

If you are new to EDI integrations and EDI software, things could be a little overwhelming. If you are modern-day developer chances are you are new to EDI. So let’s break down the pieces in a typical EDI solution. Throughout your EDI journey, you will come across these terms constantly, EDI file EDI standard EDI

What is EDI

What is EDI? Quick overview

When you are dealing with a business partner, there is an exchange of documents such as a Purchase order, Invoice, Shipment notification, etc. Traditionally this done through paper. The digital form of such business documents is what EDI is. People use emails and fax as well, but such communications still involve people to receive, review

EDI vs API in the Amazon era

EDI vs API is a constant debate. EDI has survived and done well against API so far. However, the retail industry has changed at an incredible pace ever, thanks to Amazon and the e-Commerce race between Amazon and the other giant retailers such as Walmart. Is it time to take a closer look at how

EDI Standards

If you are dealing with EDI you would hear the term EDI standard very often. Let’s take a look at what it means and the different EDI standards. What is an EDI Standard? EDI standards give a certain format to data in an EDI file. Let’s take an excel sheet that has a list of

What is ANSI X12 Standard?

The ANSI X12 EDI standard was developed by the Accredited Standards Committee ( ASC ) in 1979. The ASC is a standards organization chartered and supervised by the ANSI ( American National Standards Institute ). The X12 standard was developed by ANSI to design uniform standards for multi-industry electronic exchange of documents. While the ANSI