Your sales people are selling to current customers and bringing in new customers as well. Eventually it happens. Someone lands the “big account”. It is a large retailer that has agreed to stock and carry some of your products on their shelves. There is one “catch” though. They are requiring something called EDI.
What is EDI? That is a question that we hear quite often.
EDI, or Electronic Data Interchange, is a means where electronic documents are transferred from one system to another. In this example, it would be the two-way transfer of electronic documents between your system and the large retailer’s system.
How do you know if you need, or should be considering EDI for your business? Here are four reasons that you might need EDI.