One of the most important services a 3PL provider can provide is a seamlessly exchange information via EDI (Electronic Data Interchange). The 3PL provider also must be ERP & eCommerce EDI compliant. Does your company require a 3PL partner that is EDI compliant?
Laney & Duke is EDI compliant.
Laney & Duke incorporates EDI compliant warehouse management software by Camelot to streamline warehouse inventory and billing operations. Camelot, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, is a software solution provider to the global 3PL industry with installations in over 200 3PL organizations, managing 500+ locations worldwide. Camelot’s warehouse management solution helps us manage your warehouse operations better and in the end will make you a better strategic partner for your customers.
So What is EDI?
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), a standard method of exchanging files that has been around since the 1980’s. EDI is used in some degree in almost every industry and EDI compliance is a must. Over the years, EDI has become widely adopted throughout the retail, manufacturing, transportation and health care industries for exchanging data between entities. Some industries require their trading partners to use of EDI in an effort to reduce ordering costs for things such as ordering, invoicing and shipment notifications.
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) Benefits:
- Eliminates manual reentry of orders.
- Generate appropriate confirmation notifications and transmit to customers.
- Mapping utility is included to configure data templates to your customer specifications thereby reducing mapping costs.
What’s the next step to implement EDI?
The next step for any potential account is to get their IT department to speak with our IT professional at Laney and Duke to discuss the “mapping” details as it relates to integrating their system to ours to accomplish exactly what the potential customer requires.