Working hand in hand with your EDI 3PL provider
As more and more companies distribute through a 3PL, integrating EDI with the 3PL is key to maximizing efficiency. The integration of orders with EDI 3PL systems and integration of the ASN, inventory and invoicing processes with a 3PL drives your logistics automation. These transactions need to pass seamlessly and automatically between the vendor and their 3PL.
Efficiencies often overlooked within your 3PL operations
Streamlined integration with EDI 3PL can help insure success but achieving real efficiency requires the right EDI Partner. There are different ways to manage these logistics sharing purchase orders for shipment from one system, and sending Advance Ship Notices upon delivery from another. The less handling the better in this exchange with manual intervention minimized. The goal of EDI 3PL integration is always to reduce manual steps. Even a small improvement in your EDI 3PL processes can result in substantial efficiencies and cost savings because those activities take place over and over.
All businesses are unique in their own way but when it comes to integrating EDI business operations with EDI 3PL we are going to let you in on a secret; All 3PLs are performing the same tasks, What differs is the way they go about it. 3PLs utilizing the basics of EDI 3PL integration have the tools to serve in the most efficient way. That is why EDI 3PL expertise is so critical to the success of your EDI 3PL logistics.
EDI Options has more than 25 years providing Best in Class EDI services. Having worked with all types of 3PL operations, from small pick and pack operations to fully automated distribution centers, we know how to maximize your EDI 3PL Integrations.