EDI Experiences

Overview
The information provided below is designed to illustrate our experiences helping our customers successfully implement EDI.

Samples of EDI Transactions our customers have implemented

In-bound Transactions

  • 110 - Air Freight Details & Invoices
  • 210 - Motor Carrier Details & Invoices
  • 820 – Remittance Notices
  • 824 - Application Advice
  • 830 – Production Schedules, also referred to as Forecasts
  • 838 - Trading Partner Profiles
  • 850 – Purchase Orders
  • 857 – Purchase Orders – Grocery Industry
  • 860 - Purchase Order Change
  • 861 - Receiving Advice
  • 862 – Shipping Authorizations, also referred to as Triggers or JIT transactions
  • 864 - Text Messages
  • 997 - Functional Acknowledgements

Out-bound Transactions

  • 810 – Customer Invoices
  • 855 – Purchase Order Acknowledgements
  • 856 – Advanced Shipping Notices (ASN's)
  • 865 – Miscellaneous Customer Order Charges - Sears
  • 880 – Customer Invoices – Grocery Industry
  • 997 – Functional Purchase Order Acknowledgements
  • UCC128 Shipping Labels

Note that effectively managing 830's and 862's is significantly more challenging than managing the other EDI transactions. For an explanation of these challenges please see Managing Production Schedules.

Samples of Enterprise Management Software used by our customers

  • Time Critical Manufacturing (TCM) - originally developed by EMS and now supported by WorkWise, Inc.*.
  • SyteLine - originally developed by Symix Systems, Inc. and now supported by Infor Global Solutions**.
  • BPICS - originally developed by SSA.
  • JD Edwards - originally developed by JD Edwards and supported by Oracle (Jan/2005).

* We are an Authorized Service Provider for WorkWise.
** We are an Authorized Service Partner for The Lake Companies, Inc., which is an Authorized Business Partner for Infor Global Solutions.

Samples of EDI Translation Software used by our customers

  • Trusted Link***
  • Harbinger
  • Supply Tech

*** We are an Authorized Service Provider for Inovis, who supports Trusted Link

Samples of Web Based Implementations used by our customers

SPS Commerce

  • 850's
  • 997's
  • 856's
  • 810's
  • UCC128 Labels

Toro

  • 830's

Delphi I-Supply

  • 830's

Samples of industries our customers support with their use of EDI

  • Automotive
  • Off Road Specialty Vehicles
  • On Road Specialty Vehicles
  • Lawn and Garden
  • Marine
  • Railroad Industry
  • Retail – Food
  • Retail – Hardware
  • Retail – Department Stores
  • Retail – Sporting Goods
  • Retail - Office Supplies/Books/Miscellaneous
  • Restaurant Equipment

Samples of Trading Partners our customers support with their use of EDI

  • Ace Hardware
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Borders/Walden
  • Borg Warner
  • Calton Cards
  • Caterpillar
  • Dana
  • Delphi
  • Detroit Diesel
  • Direct Supply
  • Do It Best Hardware
  • Falk Corporation
  • Freight Carriers - BAX, Conway, Roadway, & FedEx
  • Freight Liner
  • General Motors
  • Harley Davidson
  • Home Depot
  • J.I. Case
  • John Deere
  • KFC
  • Kohl's
  • Lowe Hardware
  • Lucent
  • Mach Truck
  • Mark 4
  • Mercury Marine
  • Meijer
  • Modell
  • Navistar
  • Paccer
  • PMI
  • Office Depot
  • Staples
  • Toro
  • Toys R Us
  • Volvo
  • Wal-Mart
  • Winnebago