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EDI Knowledgebase

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.

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EDI ANSI X12 Documents and Transactions Breakdown by Industry

A Full List of EDI ANSI X12 Documents and Transactions

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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.

Complete EDI Guide
Cloud EDI Guide

This complete Cloud 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. 

Cloud EDI Guide
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.

Integrated EDI Guide
EDI ANSI x12 Complete 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.

EDI x12 List
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 Standards Guide
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 Outsourcing Guide
EDI Systems 101

A Complete guide on how to implement and integrate an EDI system into your business. An EDI system translates business documents into a universal standard and transmits them to other partners. It also helps map the data to and from internal business applications or systems for those partners.

EDI Systems 101
Complete Guide to Value Added Network (VAN)

Value Added Networks (VANs) are third-party service providers that facilitate the exchange of electronic data interchange (EDI) transactions between trading partners. They act as intermediaries that receive, validate, translate, and route EDI transactions between businesses, ensuring smooth and secure communication.

The Complete Guide to VAN
Complete Guide to EDI Communication Protocols

A Complete guide on how to implement and integrate an EDI system into your business. An EDI system translates business documents into a universal standard and transmits them to other partners. It also helps map the data to and from internal business applications or systems for those partners.

Complete Guide to EDI Communication
The Complete Guide to Supply Chain KPIs

Supply chain KPIs/metrics are measurements used to assess the performance of a supply chain. Download this free guide to Top 30 Supply Chain KPIs to Track & Measure

The Complete Guide to Supply Chain KPIs

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EDI Blogs

Stay up to date with Commport EDI Blogs. From EDI Definitions, to use cases and Best Practices we have you covered!

Introduction In today’s fast-paced business environment, efficiency is key to maintaining a competitive edge. One area where organizations can significantly improve efficiency …

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has emerged as a powerful technology that enables businesses to exchange documents electronically in a standardized and efficient …

Why EDI is Important for Your Business?

Introduction Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been around for quite some time now. It’s a technology that has been in use since …

ANSI X12 vs UN/EDIFACT

ANSI X12 vs UN/EDIFACT Which one to choose? To choose between ANSI X12 vs UN/EDIFACT standards it all comes down to where …

What is EDI Integration?

Define EDI Integration EDI integration means setting up a full EDI workflow between trading partners to exchange business documents. This includes establishing …

The Role of EDI in eCommerce and Online Retail

EDI in eCommerce facilitates business document exchange such as purchase orders, invoices, and shipping notices between trading partners and customers in a …

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Getting Started with EDI & EDI Integration

What is EDI Translation?

Define EDI Translation EDI translation means converting data from enterprise-specific and irregular formats into standardized and organized structures that are compliant with …

EDI in Supply Chain Management

Introduction The EDI in Supply Chain Management allows businesses to exchange data electronically using a standardized format. This helps reduce errors and …

Cloud EDI Solutions are the future of B2B communication. They allow businesses to communicate and exchange EDI documents with each other in …

What Do You Need to Get Started With EDI?

Introduction Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a powerful tool that allows businesses to streamline their operations and enhance communication with their trading …

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Find Your EDI Solution

Commport offers a number of EDI solutions to help you increase your business efficiencies

Commport VAN

Acts as a single communications link to multiple trading partners, enabling the exchange of business documents

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Cloud EDI

Empowers you to begin exchanging EDI with your trading partners today… all you need is an internet connection!

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EDI Outsourcing

Let Commport manage ALL aspects of your EDI relationships for you (trading partners/retail partners, etc.)

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