what is edi

ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE (EDI)

 

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange and is the electronic data submission and transfer of various business documents via a standard electronic format used between business partners between computer-to-computer.  EDI is used to streamline the business workflow in to a more efficient and eco-friendly process.  Utilizing a process like EDI helps businesses to quickly transfer valuable business information while reducing the paper load usually associated with business information being transferred to a partner.  EDI can provide a seamless workflow for business invoicing, purchase orders, and much more.