Retailers and Suppliers Can Both Benefit from the ASN; This is How We Get There!. Eric Linxwiler email@example.com ( 858) 751-2626 ext. 521. Acknowledgements. Brian Gibson, Ph. D. Supply Chain Management, Auburn University
This is How We Get There!
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“…where do we start…”
“…how can we increase adoption, fill the compliance gap…”
To be sure, the implementation of an ASN for both the hub and the supplier is more of a business process change than a systems investment …
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The Community Insight Dashboard provides a real-time view into the current on-boarding process, status and EDI capabilities of your entire vendor community…
Direct EDI provides Hubs with access to Community Insight (CI), a secure web-based intelligent dashboard. CI is used for tracking entire Vendor Community EDI enablement status. It offers a real time view including date stamped records of EDI enablement activity, EDI connectivity choices, and contact information as provided by the vendors. CI offers the ability to download vendor contact information, EDI selections and activity into CSV files. CI assists Direct EDI and the Hub staff in helping vendors to meet compliance requirements.
Click any button in the process flow and the system will provide a sorted list of members currently in a given status…
Click a vendor from a presorted list and view contact and history profile data…
Download all updated and current vendor information for updating internal systems…
According to the recent Auburn study, the primary causes of ASN inaccuracies include:
1. ASNs do not conform to the information requirements
2. ASNs are unreadable by the retailer’s system
3. The ASN information is not consistent with the shipment
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