EDI Resources

A Knowledge Database of EDI Information

 

EDI, or Electronic Data Interchange has changed the way businesses manage and process their information on a grand scale. EDI solutions save immeasurable amounts of time and lost revenue from clerical errors.

Commport has been a leader in providing EDI solutions since we started in 1985. We have compiled this list of resources in order to raise awareness about EDI and how it can help your business.

Full List of EDI ANSI X12 Documents and Transactions

Full List of EDI ANSI X12 Documents and Transactions

EDI ANSI X12 Documents and Transactions Breakdown by Industry

ORDER SERIES (ORD)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Order Series (ORD)

FINANCIAL SERIES (FIN)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Financial Series (FIN)

TAX SERVICES SERIES (TAX)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Tax Services Series (TAX)

WAREHOUSING SERIES (WAR)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Warehousing Series (WAR)

MANUFACTURING SERIES (MAN)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Manufacturing Series (MAN)

GOVERNMENT SERIES (GOV)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Government Series (GOV)

DELIVERY SERIES (DEL)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Delivery Series (DEL)

MORTGAGE SERIES (MOR)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Mortgage Series (MOR)

HEALTHCARE SERIES (INS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Healthcare Series (INS)

MATERIALS HANDLING SERIES (MAT)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Materials Handling Series (MAT)

MISCELLANEOUS ANSI X12 SERIES (MIS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Miscellaneous Series (MIS)

QUALITY AND SAFETY SERIES (QSS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Quality and Safety Series (QSS)

OCEAN SERIES (TOS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Ocean Series (TOS)

AUTOMOTIVE SERIES (TAS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Automative Series (TAS)

RAIL SERIES (TRS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Rail Series (TRS)

AIR AND MOTOR SERIES (TAM)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Air and Motor Series (TAM)

PRODUCT SERVICES SERIES (PSS)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Product Services Series (PSS)

ENGINEERING AND CONTRACT SERIES (ENG)

EDI Transaction Codes / Document Types for Engineering and Contract Series (ENG)

EDI Guides

Complete EDI Guide

This is one of the most up-to-date Complete EDI guides you will find on the internet with over 11,500+ words. It covers topics like the history of EDI, EDI stats and market growth, benefits of EDI, EDI transaction types, EDI standards, and more

Internet EDI Guide

This complete internet EDI guide talks about trends, use cases, and benefits of Internet EDI. Internet EDI is more suitable for small to medium business, as it’s cost-effective, easy to manage, and require no prior EDI knowledge or any complicated software to be installed. 

Integrated EDI Guide

Integrated EDI guide. An Integrated EDI solution translates your inbound documents, like purchase orders, from your trading partners’ EDI files into a format that can be imported directly into your ERP, accounting, or another business system.

EDI X12 Document Types Full List

EDI X12 established more than 40 years ago is a data format based on ASC X12 standards. It is used to exchange specific data between two or more trading partners. Here is the full list of EDI transaction types sorted by industry. Click below to find out more.

EDI Standards Guide

This is the most up-to-date guide on EDI standards. It covers 10 common EDI  communication standards used across the world. Which are ACS X12, ODETTE, EANCOM, TRADACOMS, UN/EDIFACT, SWIFT, RosettaNet, VICS, VDA and HIPAA.

EDI Outsourcing Guide

EDI outsourcing is the process of having a third-party company like Commport Communications manage a part or entire process of using EDI to exchange data with trading partners.

EDI Blogs

What is EDI?

Electronic Data Interchange is the transfer of large amounts of information in a specified format between business partners.

How Do I Start Doing EDI?

Most organizations embark on an EDI journey in response to an identified business problem or opportunity.

Who Uses EDI?

EDI has been used in automotive, retail, Manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceutical, construction utility and more.

The Security of EDI Data

When a company hires or contracts with a VAN, that company trusts that their data will be safe from loss and kept confidential.

EDI Costs

When problems arise with your EDI, it’s not only the compliance charges from your trading partner that ends up costing you money..

Why Do You Need an EDI Solution?

EDI solutions are designed to help you manage this massive amount of paperwork.

Getting Started With EDI & EDI Integration

What Do You Need to Get Started With EDI?

First of all, determine the volume of paper transactions your company processes—this will help you determine how you will benefit from implementing an EDI solution..

Getting Started With EDI - 5 Step Process

An action plan for vendors. Identify Internal Champions. Identify business processes to be moved to EDI. Select an EDI Solution. Select an EDI Solution Provider and Implement.

Getting Started With Integrated EDI

Commport's Integrated EDI software as a service solution is a proven and cost-effective platform without the initial outlay associated with traditional EDI Software..

Commport EDI Solutions

Integrated EDI Solution

An Integrated EDI solution translates your inbound documents, like purchase orders, from your trading partners’ EDI files into a format that can be imported directly into your ERP, accounting or other business system.

Internet EDI / Web Based Solution

Commport’s Internet EDI Solution offers functionality, automation and control to organizations looking to automate their fulfillment processes and become EDI compliant.

EDI Outsourcing - Service Bureau

By outsourcing your EDI to Commport, you set yourself free to focus on your business and what you do best. EDI outsourcing means that you will not need to make any investment in EDI software,.