Electronic Commerce Enabling Solutions for Small to Medium Enterprises. Electronic Commerce will be the global method of conducting business in the near future!. ARE YOU READY!. WHY ARE WE HERE?.
Electronic Commerce Enabling Solutions for Small to Medium Enterprises
Electronic Commerce will be the global method of conducting business in the near future!
ARE YOU READY!
WHY ARE WE HERE?
The industry is aware of the time and resources required to integrate Electronic Commerce in small organizations. We are here to help!
Benefits of EC implementation
Supplier has the opportunity to sell product within a large distribution network $$$$$$$$$$
Manufacturing : Just In Time (JIT) (ex : GM)
supplies and materials delivered
when required for production
Retail : Quick Response (QR) ( Sears)
A program using bar codes to track sales and trigger
timely reordering of inventory using EDI
Grocery : Efficient Consumer Response (ECR)
Product Activity Data
By product :
- On Hand
- On Order
By product : quantity
Vendor takes responsibility for managing the inventory
at the wholesale distribution level
What Is EDI ?
Exchange of structured information between
two or more business partners, from one computer to another according to a standardized format
“EDI is a high-speed method of electronic communication
that facilitates the exchange of high volume of business
data from one computer to another.
Data is presented in a standardized format that provides
for generating, receiving and processing information
with no human intervention.”
Translation Software or EDI software
Personal Computer P/C
Mini or Midsize Computer
Main Frame or Maxi Computer
Examples of Value added Networks:
X 12 and EDIFACT
UCS VICS WINS etc...
3030, 3040, 4010 etc...
Supplier / Warehouse
Customs / Brokers
Retailer / Manufacturer
EDI - PC with EDI Translator