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EDI essentials

Overview

Ordering, delivering, and paying for goods are what most companies do. Automating the process, using GS1 standards, makes it faster, more accurate and cheaper to do business. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been around for over 30 years and continues to play a critical role in the daily operation of many well-known companies.

Understanding what EDI is and how it relates to your overall company’s well-being and trading partner relationships will assist you in ensuring a smooth-running operation. This course will explain how businesses of all sizes can automate the entire order to cash process using EDI and GS1 standards.

Who should attend?

Anyone who needs a basic introduction to EDI, how it works, and where to start the implementation journey.

Course outline

  • How GS1 standards enable global supply chain interoperability
  • What is EDI?
  • Benefits of EDI
  • EDI Standards
  • Communication methods
  • EDI business processes

Format and pricing

Format Content level Duration Price per Cost (+VAT)
In-company virtual training*
Foundation  1-hour course Course (<15 people) £300

*This instructor-led training is delivered virtually via Microsoft Teams (other platforms are available if required).

How to book this course

Email training@gs1uk.org or call us on 0808 178 8799 to discuss your requirements in more detail or to arrange in-company delivery of this course.