Category: EDI Communications


The 40-year Old Message Format that Runs Business: What is X12 and How to Modernize the EDI phenomena
August 9, 2019

The 40-year Old Message Format that Runs Business: What is X12 and How to Modernize the EDI phenomena

by Dawn Kuczwara in Connectors , EDI Communications 0 comments

If you’ve had any interaction with EDI transactions in your company, it’s likely that you’ve heard someone talk about the EDI X12 standard. If this standard is new to you, you may be curious about what it is, where it came from, and how it’s used today.  EDI X12 X12 is a message formatting standard […]

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Announcing new X12 Translator Included Free with the PortX Platform
July 16, 2019

Announcing new X12 Translator Included Free with the PortX Platform

by Dawn Kuczwara in EDI Communications , EDI Standards and Protocols 0 comments

For any organization doing B2B transactions, EDI, especially X12, is an important part of your trading partner communications. The format is nearly ubiquitous in transferring information electronically between businesses. The challenge for many companies, both large and small, is two-fold when it comes to X12. First, automating X12 messages is complicated and time consuming without […]

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The Many Facets of  EDI Integration
October 16, 2018

The Many Facets of EDI Integration

by Claude Mamo in B2B/EDI , EDI Communications , EDI Standards and Protocols 0 comments

The other day I read a simple yet thought-provoking thread on a message board. A company was about to embark on its first EDI integration journey but was pretty much clueless about EDI translators and what questions to ask to EDI providers. Though this might come as a surprise to the individual asking for guidance, […]

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How to Choose the Best EDI Software Provider
September 4, 2018

How to Choose the Best EDI Software Provider

by ModusBox in B2B/EDI , EDI Communications , EDI Standards and Protocols 0 comments

Enterprises are always looking – or being pushed – to be more efficient. They want to streamline their trading information processes and flows within their organizations and with other businesses. Paper-based exchanges are too slow and wasteful. Electronic data interchange or EDI can be a great way forward if you pick the right software solution. […]

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Whitepaper: Evolve Your B2B EDI Communications
August 27, 2018

Whitepaper: Evolve Your B2B EDI Communications

by ModusBox in EDI Communications 0 comments

Despite being an older technology, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) messaging remains an important means of B2B communication. According to Forrester Research, there are more than 20 billion EDI transactions a year. For many organizations, though, trading partner integrations and EDI messaging remain brittle and single-use, forcing organizations to face staffing challenges, skill shortages, and slowed […]

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The Process of B2B Communications
June 13, 2018

The Process of B2B Communications

by Kent Brown in B2B Integrations , B2B/EDI , EDI Communications 0 comments

Communication between organizations and their trading partners is what drives business today. Companies no longer have the time, energy, or talent base to do it all, and must rely on their partners to provide materials, for transport, logistics, and more. Communication with partners doesn’t stop there. Bills of lading, invoices, receipts, and other communication require […]

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What is AS2?
April 20, 2015
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What is AS2?

by Claude Mamo in B2B/EDI , EDI Communications , EDI Standards and Protocols 0 comments

AS2 has been out for a while, but I bet most of you have never heard of the spec. Indeed, a couple of months ago, I was oblivious to it. That is, until we started building a first-class AS2 Connector.

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