EDI

Electronic Data Interchange, otherwise known as EDI, is a critical necessity for 3PLs and private warehouses to communicate with their customers, partners and/or retailers.  3PL Central supports a variety of common EDI file protocols and connection methods and can help support auxiliary needs through partners including retailer UCC-128 labels, retailer 856 shipment notifications and EDI 810 communication with retailers.

While most EDI documents use specific computer record formats that are based on widely accepted standards, each company will use the flexibility allowed by the standards in a unique way that fits their business.  Further, 3PL Central’s integration partners have unique EDI requirements and those EDI documents must be exchanged with the partners in exactly the format they specify. For a complete list of 3PL Central’s EDI partners, click here. Check back with us often as we are expanding our EDI provider list on a regular basis.

Over the years, 3PL Central has facilitated millions of EDI transactions and integrations and has seen firsthand some of the best practices used in the industry.  While EDI can be great – it is not always right for everyone. Contact [email protected] for your EDI solutions and let us help you understand if EDI is right for you.

3PL Warehouse Manager and Red Rock Manager WMS are able to support a variety of common EDI file protocols including:

  • X12 (940/945)
  • Fixed-position flat file
  • Tab-delimited
  • XML (via FTP or web service call)

3PL Warehouse Manager and Red Rock Manager WMS also support a variety of connection methods including:

  • Integration with your own in-house 3PL systems
  • Direct connection with your customer (the manufacturer)
  • 3PL Central is pre-wired with leading EDI service providers including SPS Commerce, DiCentral, TrueCommerce, Spring Systems and others

Also, included when doing EDI on behalf of your trading partners — 3PL Central can help support auxiliary needs including retailer certified UCC-128 labels, retailer 856 shipment notifications and EDI 753 communication with retailers.

Retail Distribution UCC-128 Label Support

3PL warehouses and Private Warehouses can supplement service capabilities with retailer UCC-128 labeling for all major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, and Costco.   Over the years, 3PL Central has worked with numerous major retailers and developed in-house expertise with our EDI support and implementation team.  Powerful and flexible, our 3PL Warehouse Manager WMS and Red Rock Warehouse Manager WMS provide support for both EDI and retailer UCC-128 label printing.

So, start saying “Yes” when customers ask if you support EDI and retailer UCC-128 label printing – and watch your business grow.





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Note: 3PL Central supports a variety of common EDI file protocols and connection methods and can help support auxiliary needs including retailer UCC-128 labels, retailer 856 shipment notifications and EDI 753 communication with retailers.  While most EDI documents use specific computer record formats that are based on widely accepted standards, each company will use the flexibility allowed by the standards in a unique way that fits their business.

Further, 3PL Central’s integration partners have unique EDI requirements. While most business documents exchanged can be sent via EDI, each EDI document must be exchanged with the partner in exactly the format they specify.   Contact [email protected] for a discussion of your unique EDI needs and let us see how we can tailor make the EDI process to your specifications.

Your use of EDI and/or FTP affirms that you agree to and consent to be bound by the terms of the Master Subscription Agreement (“MSA”) which can be found at www.3plcentral.com/msa.  If you do not consent to the terms of the MSA, you should not engage in any EDI or FTP activity with 3PL Central.  Because 3PL Central is constantly updating its EDI capabilities, check in regularly for the latest EDI developments.  Please note:  all Pricing quoted below is good for 30 days from day of quote.  Upon selection of specific products, features, integration and/or service by customer, pricing cannot be changed for that selected product, feature, integration and/or service without 60 days advance written notice.  Contact [email protected] for updated pricing outside of the 30-day quotation window.