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About 80% of B2B e-commerce is still based on proprietary Systems for
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), which enables the computer-to-computer
exchange between two organizations of standard transactions such as Invoices,
Bill of lading, Shipment schedules, or Purchase orders.
Transactions are automatically transmitted from one Information Systems to
another system through a network, eliminating the printing and handling of
paper at one end and the inputting of data at the other. Every major industry has EDI standards that define the structure and information
fields of electronic documents for the particular industry. EDI originally automated the exchange of documents such as Purchase Orders,
Invoices, and Shipping notices. Also firms engaged in Just-In-Time Inventory
Replenishment and continuous Production use EDI as a System for continuous
Replenishment. B2B ELRCTRONIC COMMERCE: New Efficiencies and Relationships
Suppliers have online access to selected parts of the Purchasing firm’s
production and Delivery Sc...
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- Spring '11