How to implement EDI with your business

How to implement EDI with your business

What is EDI and why do businesses need it. Electronic data interchange is the transfer of electrical business documents, in today’s blog post we will discuss why implementing EDI is so important and beneficial. The firsts step to implement EDI is to become...
EDI Systems

EDI Systems

What are EDI systems? EDI systems are the future of business to business communication.  They remove paper-based communication methods by electrically automating and improving efficiency. There are lots of different EDI systems each with their own benefits. This blog...
Document Message Tracking

Document Message Tracking

Document Message Tracking or DMT© is a propitiatory technology developed by and exclusively available to XEDI customers. So what is DMT© all about.  Simply, on a VAN based EDI network, EDI documents are sent in a fire and forget fashion.  There is nothing to say that...
FaceID – The future of Cyber Security and its impact on EDI

FaceID – The future of Cyber Security and its impact on EDI

The iPhone 8 and iPhone X have finally launched.  This time around the rumor mill got the new features and specs pretty spot on too.  Arguably, the most impressive feature between them is FaceID. This is more than just very cool technology to show your friends at the...
How do I become EDI Compliant?

How do I become EDI Compliant?

Becoming EDI compliant can be a bit of a headache, especially if you’re new to the EDI scene.  Large trading partners usually insist that their suppliers are EDI compliant before they will take you on as a supplier. This used to be a major stumbling block for...
EDI Comparison 2017

EDI Comparison 2017

New to EDI and been tasked with finding a provider?  It can be quite a daunting task with a steep learning curve.   Don’t worry though, by the time you’ve read this article, you’ll be up to speed with everything you need to know to make a definite...
XEDI Slack Notification Integration

XEDI Slack Notification Integration

  EDI Slack Integration EDI Slack Integration is the latest tool to come out of the XEDI skunkworks.  XEDI have always been on the forefront of EDI technology with the ethos of systems working together seamlessly.  Slack share this same vision with their application,...
EDI TRADACOMS

EDI TRADACOMS

What is EDI TRADACOMS? EDI TRADACOMS is one of the most fundamental EDI languages, starting life in 1982.  It was setup by the Article Numbering Association, who later changed their name to GS1.  GS1 may sound familiar, as they are the independent body that issue...
EDI Definition – The Definition of EDI

EDI Definition – The Definition of EDI

The definition of EDI is Electronic Data Interchange.  But what does this really mean?  To answer this question fully, we need to go back to Heathrow Airport, London in 1971.  As air travel was becoming cheaper, air freight was on the rise, which forced the problem of...
What is EDI Software?

What is EDI Software?

A common question for suppliers breaking into the retail industry.  You’ve had a meeting with your trading partner and they have asked you if you’re EDI capable.  Naturally, if you’re unfamiliar with EDI software, you’ve taken to the web to get to know more about it....