Transform Your Supply Chain

EDI helps automate and streamlines your communications with your trading partners. Helping you build strong long term relationships.

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Transform Your Retail Business with Supply Chain Solutions from Commport 

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For over 30+ years the retail industry has been using Commport EDI solutions to automate the exchange of documents like purchase orders, invoices, and ship notices with their suppliers/business partners and Commport has helped many small, medium, and large retailers and suppliers to connect with each other using our electronic commerce solutions like EDI, GDSN, VAN, and Specialized integrations.

Our supply chain solutions helped exchange this large volume of data in a standardized format to improve operational efficiency and reduce the turnaround time to process orders. It also helps them keep track of inventory management, provides more visibility into the supply chain, and helps them provide better customer support.

Need help with EDI or any other supply chain solutions? Relay on Commport experts to help you and your suppliers become EDI-capable fast. Our hands-on, one-to-one personalized approach takes the burden off your shoulders.


Experiencing delays with your orders?

Commport's Retail supply chain solutions can help. Collaborating with your suppliers/vendors using EDI can help your retail business reduce delays, such as:

Improved Communications

Using EDI you can automate and improve your overall communications with your suppliers/vendors.

Reduce Manual Work

With EDI solutions you can replace your traditional paper-based system of manually entering order data or invoices

Pre-Built EDI Connections

Tap into more than 100,000+ pre-built EDI connections to quickly set up new suppliers in key categories.

Omnichannel Experience

Provide consumers seamless omnichannel experience across channels using standardized EDI transactions.

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Benefits of EDI in the Retail Industry

EDI helps automate and streamlines your communications with your trading partners. Helping you build strong long term relationships

Easy Order Management

Gain visibility into your order status from suppliers. Understand if a supplier is fulfilling the order in full or not.

Smart Inventory Management

Improve your inventory management in your warehouse by receiving automated ship notices and optimize staff levels.

Automate Communication

Automate your communications with your suppliers by sending PO's, payment remittance, and more electronically using EDI.

Invoice reconciliation

Get the EDI data needed from suppliers to automate reconciliation between orders, goods received and invoices.


Commport Supply Chain Solutions for Retail

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Commport EDI

Commport's EDI software provides a comprehensive suite of tools for managing and processing EDI transactions, including mapping, translation, and validation of electronic documents. The software is compatible with a wide range of EDI standards, from Custom Flat Files, to ANSI X12, EDIFACT, and XML.

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Commport Cloud EDI

Whether you are just getting started in the world of Electronic Data Interchange or you have low-volume data exchange needs, Commport’s Cloud EDI offers, automation and control to organizations looking to automate their fulfillment processes and become EDI compliant, it is an economical solution, that is easy to use.

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Commport-Value Added Network (VAN)
Commport VAN

Commport's VAN facilitates the exchange of information electronically between trading partners. Our VAN acts as a single communications link to multiple trading partners. It enables business documents to be transmitted electronically between a diverse group of organizations, nationally and internationally.

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Commport Product Syndication
Commport CPS

Harness the Power of CPS, the Ultimate Data Synchronization Solution Uniting PIM and GDSN. Experience Seamless Data Harmonization, Streamlined Collaboration, and Unparalleled Efficiency in Managing and Distributing Product Information. Elevate Your Business to New Heights with CPS Commport: The Future of Data Synchronization!

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Commport GDSN

Embrace Global Data Synchronization (GDSN) and Ignite Seamless Collaboration Across the Supply Chain. Explore the Key Elements, Integration Opportunities, and Data Standardization Techniques to Optimize Product Data Exchange. Unleash the Potential of GDSN and Unify Your Data Ecosystem for Enhanced Efficiency and Accuracy in the Digital Era!

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Commport PIM

Unlock the Power of Product Information Management (PIM) and Propel Your Business to New Heights using highly enriched product data. Discover the Benefits, Strategies, and Best Practices to Streamline Product Data, Enhance Customer Experiences, and Drive Sales. Dive into the World of PIM and Revolutionize Your Product Management!

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Problems We Solve

Easy Order Management

Inventory Management

Order Fulfillment

Invoice Reconciliation

ERP/Accounting Connector

Cloud Based

The Complete Guide to Supply Chain Metrics

Top 30 Supply Chain Metrics & KPIs to Measure

Supply chain metrics are measurements used to assess the performance of a supply chain. These metrics can help businesses evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of their supply chain operations, identify areas for improvement, and make data-driven decisions to optimize their supply chain. Examples of supply chain metrics include on-time delivery, inventory turnover, and order fulfillment rate.


Common EDI X12 Transaction Codes Used in Retail Industries

EDI X12 Transaction Number EDI Transaction Name / Document Type
EDI 180
Return Merchandise Authorization and Notification
EDI 290
Cooperative Advertising Agreements
EDI 810
EDI 816
Organizational Relationships
EDI 832
Price/Sales Catalog
EDI 846
Inventory Inquiry/Advice
EDI 850
Purchase Order
EDI 855
Purchase Order Acknowledgment
EDI 856
Ship Notice/Manifest
EDI 857
Shipment and Billing Notice
EDI 860
Purchase Order Change Request - Buyer Initiated
EDI 865
Purchase Order Change Acknowledgement/Request – Seller Initiated
EDI 869
Order Status Inquiry
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EDI 870
Order Status Report
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EDI 875
Grocery Product Purchase Order
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EDI 876
Grocery Products Purchase Order Change
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EDI 877
Manufacturer Coupon Family Code Structure
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EDI 880
Grocery Products Invoice
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EDI 881
Manufacturer Coupon Redemption Detail
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EDI 885
Retail Account Characteristics
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EDI 887
Coupon Notification
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EDI 888
Item Maintenance
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