EDI is driving significant improvements throughout business.
To understand the benefits of EDI, one must first understand what it is.
“What is EDI?”
To save you the time of scouring Google to read through a bland dictionary description, we have provided the answer right here:
|Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners.|
Sounds simple enough, but what does it mean for your business? Specifically, by moving from a paper-based exchange of business documents to one that is electronic, companies experience improvements relating to reduced costs, decreased errors, increased processing speed, and enhanced relationships with business partners.
A recent report from Forrester called “The Future of EDI” outlined some of the benefits EDI provides to businesses. EDI can:
Recognizing the importance of EDI to business functions, Distribution One offers EDI as one of the main supplemental components of ERP-ONE. Being a complete enterprise management solution for Wholesalers and Distributors, ERP-ONE delivers MORE of the crucial features and benefits businesses require to compete in an ever changing marketplace.
ERP-ONE provides interconnected applications from Order Entry, CRM, Invoicing, A/R, A/P, Purchasing, Inventory & Warehouse Management, GL, and so much more. ERP-ONE also offers frequently requested features like Quality Control Tracking, RF Scanning, VMI, Lot Control, and a suite of Mobile Apps.
To ask questions and learn more about the benefits of EDI to your business, contact us today at firstname.lastname@example.org or 856.380.0629.
Every single customer has unlocked transformational improvements using Distribution One’s ERP-ONE software solution. Now it’s your turn!
“Distribution One has allowed us to deliver 30% more orders without having to increase our labor force.”
“ERP-ONE actually helps our business be more productive. We operate more efficiently because our software performs like a world-class product. And that’s not marketing hype. We trust in its reliability. It is one of the best decisions our company made.”
The Nut Place
“ERP-ONE tracks product costs and sales margins for us… that benefit alone has added 4% to our bottom line after the first year of implementation and has more than paid for the cost of ERP-ONE.”
Colorado Industrial Packaging
“Enhanced productivity, lower operational costs, higher service levels, and stronger customer relationships—it’s all been attained through our ability to provide continuous real-time data generated through the myriad of programs within ERP-ONE.”
-President & CEO
A-Jax Fasteners and Tools
“Having spent 30 years on the operations side of distribution using SAP and AS400 software, I have not encountered a better system than ERP-ONE. The efficiencies and expandability has allowed us to improve our sales by $500,000 per employee in a year.”
-Chief Operating Officer
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On Time Supply
“The ability to manage orders online has created greater efficiency in their business and has delivered more flexibility in modifying and tracking orders. Changes to an order instantly cascade all the way through the terminals and the processing stations cutting production time by at least 15%.”