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Accurate Metal Fab Launches Enhanced Electronic Documentation

Published on Jan 20, 2016 3:33:00 PM by Accurate Metal Fabricating

Want to save time, money, and the environment? Want to receive important order information automatically? Or support our Green Initiative by reducing the use of printed materials and carbon footprint by eliminating the transportation of documents? Well, now you can. Through enhanced electronic documentation from Accurate Metal Fabricating, your company can receive all of the following documents electronically and directly to the appropriate contact within your organization.

  • Order Acknowledgements
  • Shipping Acknowledgements
  • Invoices

What is EDI?

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is a structured and standardized method for electronically exchanging business documents and information between organizations. It allows for the seamless and automated transfer of data, such as purchase orders, invoices, shipping notices, and other business-related documents, from one computer system to another. EDI replaces the need for paper-based communication and manual data entry, reducing errors and improving the efficiency of business processes.

Key features of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) include:

  1. Standardization: EDI uses predefined data formats and communication protocols, ensuring consistency in data exchange between trading partners.

  2. Automation: EDI systems can be set up to automatically process incoming and outgoing documents, reducing the need for manual intervention.

  3. Security: EDI systems typically use secure data transmission methods, such as encryption, to protect sensitive business information.

  4. Cost savings: EDI can reduce administrative costs and processing times by eliminating paper-based processes and manual data entry.

  5. Improved accuracy: Automated data exchange reduces the risk of errors that can occur in manual data entry.

  6. Faster transactions: EDI enables faster document exchange, leading to quicker decision-making and improved supply chain efficiency.

  7. Increased visibility: EDI provides real-time tracking and status updates for transactions, allowing organizations to monitor the progress of orders and shipments.

You can specify the person or group of people who should receive each document. This will increase the level of communication, speed up order processing, and reduce processing costs. To learn more or sign up for Order Acknowledgement and Shipping Acknowledgement, contact your Sales Representative or Account Manager.