sponsored by IBM and ComResource
Posted:  12 Dec 2012
Published:  10 Dec 2012
Format:  PDF
Length:  8  Page(s)
Type:  eGuide
Language:  English

ccording to Gartner Inc.’s supply chain research director, Matthew Davis, electronic data interchange (EDI) software− long-since established as an invaluable tool for manufacturers to escape the tyranny of paper-based supply chain communication− is evolving beyond automation to also improve data capture, moving manufacturers closer to real-time supply chain visibility, and opening up new possibilities for process improvements within supply chain management (SCM).

Read this expert e-guide to learn how today’s manufacturers can maximize their use of EDI to improve SCM efficiency. Explore useful information on:

  • How consumer products companies are leveraging downstream, retail channel data collected by EDI
  • If extensible markup language (XML) is an ‘EDI killer’
  • What you need to know about benchmarks from vendors like Ariba
  • How to determine which of the four main format standards you should use
  • Analyst-recommended criteria you should use to select a deployment option and choose from amongst the four main EDI varieties: servers, value-added networks (VANs), translation software, and import-export programs within the enterprise system
  • And more..

Data Integration | eCommerce Software | EDI | Supplier Relationship Management | Supply Chain Automation | Supply Chain Collaboration | Supply Chain Execution | Supply Chain Integration | Supply Chain Management | Supply Chain Software | XML

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