Types of EDI - Commport Communications

Types of EDI

Introduction There are many types of EDI methods organizations will use to enable EDI across their trading community. Electronic data interchange (EDI) is one of the most common forms of structured electronic exchange of business documents between organizations.  More than 85% of all electronic business transactions take place using EDI. EDI is used in industries […]

What does EDI Stand For? - Commport Communications

What does EDI Stand For?

What Does EDI Stand For? EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange which is the exchange of large amounts of information computer-to-computer in a specified format between business partners.  EDI has been in use since the 1960s, however in more recent years EDI came to play a key role in enabling supply chain automation, digital transformation, and […]

Considering Moving to a New ERP System - Commport Communications

Considering Moving to a New ERP System?

Consulting your EDI provider early in the migration process can help you save thousands of dollars and avoid costly charge backs. Many companies realize the importance of streamlining their supply chain processes – the myriad of benefits reaped from automating manual processes in order to better manage large volumes of paperwork, reduce hours of administrative […]

The Security of EDI Data

The Security of EDI Data

Since 1975, corporations of all sizes have put their trust in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) to exchange commercial transactions with their trading partner community, and since 1984, they have relied and put their trust in Value Added Networks (VANs) to move these transactions in a Store & Forward model for data handling. Commport entered the […]

How Do I Start Doing EDI - Commport Communications

How Do I Start Doing EDI?

Intoduction Electronic Data Interchange is a method of exchanging business transactions between parties, electronically. Based on internationally recognized standards, EDI is used to support a diverse range of important business processes such as supply chain management (purchase orders, shipment notifications, invoicing), business reporting (sales volume, payment status), and healthcare management (insurance claims). Every time your […]