Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) uses a uniform processing system to trade information electronically between companies — eliminating paper and human interaction and reducing costly mistakes. Instead of using fax, email or postal mail to process documents business-to-business, send items like bills of lading, customs forms, invoices and shipping notices straight through to the receiver’s computer to begin immediate processing. EDI reduces errors, resulting in lower costs and improved business relationships.
Computer-to-Computer EDI Services
- We use a variety of servers capable of supporting batch and real-time EDI needs
- Support available for a direct connection or a connection through a third-party network
EDI Technical Requirements
- Bisync (3780) protocol via V.32 modem (Outbound from ABF only)
- FTP via the Internet (PGP encryption supported)
- Email attachments
- AS2 (Limited to qualified customers)
|ANSI 204 (Shipment information)||For transmitting bills of lading and load tender information to carrier|
|ANSI 210 (Freight bills)||For payment and auditing|
|ANSI 211 (Bills of lading)||For transmitting bill of lading information to carrier|
|ANSI 212 (Trailer manifest)||For sending trailer level information|
|ANSI 214 (Shipment status)||For tracking, performance monitoring and in-transit shipment information|
|ANSI 820 (Payment - order remittance)||Pro-level payment detail information|
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In addition to EDI, we offer an API as a solution that utilizes XML to incorporate data from our Internet server directly into your site or backend information systems. For more information about how either of these solutions can help your business, call 479-785-8900 to speak with a knowledgeable representative.
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