Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Survey: EDI efforts are growing in the supply chain | Supply Chain Dive

Dive brief:

  • Roughly 76% of 80 SAP Business One users surveyed by the University of Tennessee said they expect to see their electronic linkages with suppliers grow up to 25%, or more, according to a report sponsored by DiCentral.
  • Inbound Logistics reports 80% of respondents said their buyers run an electronic data interchange (EDI) compliance program, which include penalties, and 3% have been fined over $100,000 for compliance over the past year.
  • Improving technology and the need for greater supply chain connectivity is making such linkages more important, but also helping companies: 60% say data integration has improved their customer service levels, and 75% are confident they can process most inbound EDI/XML connections without a human touch.
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