EDI

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April 19, 2019

First-in-First-Out: How to Fast-Track EDI Onboarding

by CData Arc Marketing

We are often asked about the biggest challenges in onboarding EDI trading partners. While pointing out missed opportunities in a post-project review is easy, finding a strategic advantage within an ongoing concern is much, much harder. Onboarding programs are no different, historically facilitated ... [read more]

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April 12, 2019

X12 vs. EDIFACT: a Complete Rundown

by CData Arc Marketing

EDI offers many different document types. The most common are ANSI ASC X12 (X12) and UN/EDIFACT (EDIFACT). The two standards are quite similar, differing primarily in their use cases and terminology. Here are the differences and similarities between these two popular EDI document formats. Use Cases... [read more]

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April 05, 2019

Direct EDI (AS2) vs. VANs: Pros, Cons and The Basics

by CData Arc Marketing

Throughout the world, companies large and small alike are increasingly adding, expanding, and modernizing their EDI communications. If you need to meet partner EDI mandates or wish to capture the many benefits afforded by EDI connectivity with more of your partners, you can take several approaches ... [read more]

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March 28, 2019

Walmart Adoption Nudges Blockchain EDI into the Mainstream

by CData Arc Marketing

In September of 2019, Walmart will require more than 100 farms that supply leafy green vegetables to put detailed information about their food into a blockchain database developed by IBM. Walmart hopes to use the so-called IBM Food Trust blockchain to track this produce as it moves through the supp... [read more]

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February 25, 2019

AS2 Security Basics

by CData Arc Marketing

Applicability Statement 2, or AS2, is one of the most secure file transfer protocols for data exchange between trading partners. AS2 combines a number of secure and widely used technologies, including HTTPS, SSL Certificates, S/MIME and file hashing. How Does AS2 Security Work? Walking through the ... [read more]

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January 28, 2019

API vs. EDI: Why Not Both?

by CData Arc Marketing

Since the early 70s, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been the gold standard for exchanging information for supply chain workflows. EDI establishes a set of messaging standards for transferring data from system to system in electronic format without the need for paper and manual processes. But... [read more]