EDI may seem complicated, but really it is just a vehicle to standardize and simplify communications between trading partners. Retailers, suppliers, distributors, 3rd party logistics, etc., ALL benefit by exchanging important business documents on a secure network and in real-time.
Benefits of EDI include:
EDI enables you to work effectively and efficiently with your suppliers which makes you easier to do business with and builds a solid foundation to increase sales activity. EDI helps push costs out of SCM by eliminating inefficiencies and manual interventions. It is an industry leader in supply chain integration and lends itself to all types businesses, big and small.