Fresh Produce Growers

EDI Integration for Fresh Produce Growers

Cost-effective speed, accuracy and traceability

Vantage Point EDI significantly speeds up order processing and improves accuracy and traceability, making it an excellent choice for medium- to high-volume fresh produce growers selling to grocery retailers and wholesalers. Vantage Point EDI’s ability to integrate complex compliance documents easily makes it a perfect choice for users of our supported ERP solutions.

Benefits of Vantage Point EDI for Fresh Produce Growers include:

  • Efficient management of CHEP (returnable) pallet reporting
  • Substitutions
  • COOL Reporting
  • Lot Tracking and Traceability Reporting
  • Direct Store Delivery (DSD)
  • Consignment inventory - Scan Based Trading
  • Advanced iTrade/EDICT Solution
  • Full support for logistics providers such as CH Robinson
  • Native support for Brokers included at no cost
  • Meets requirements for Vendor Managed Inventory initiatives and Purchase Order Acknowledgements
  • Powerful integration of Purchase Orders, Inbound Payments and Outbound Invoices
  • Complete order processing solution with Advanced Ship Notice packing, UCC128 compliance labeling, VICS Bill of Lading, Price/Catalog, Inventory Status and Advanced Point-Of-Sale Reporting
  • Full support for all Uniform Communication Standard (UCS) versions, country of origin labeling initiatives, scan-based trading and pay-to-scan partner relationships, brand and other product substitution logic, and for X12, EDIFACT and international document sets to and from your trading partners
  • End-to-end solution including network service that reaches partners through AS2, FTP, traditional VANs and virtually any communications protocol via Data Masons

Reduces costs and maximizes IT investments

Vantage Point EDI’s “out-of-the-box” functionality can be leveraged to reduce costs and maximize IT investments in transactions with all of your company’s trading partners. Featuring a simple installation without the need for customization, Vantage Point EDI is a cost-effective solution with a low total cost of ownership.

Unlimited connectivity and integration with major retailers

Vantage Point EDI is particularly well suited to companies that do business with major wholesalers and grocery retailers such as Kroger, Albertsons and Wal-Mart. It enables unlimited transaction processing to the iTrade Network, Target and many others, meeting the complex mandates of the entire grocery industry value chain without document and transaction fees.

Retail industry expertise

Data Masons’ expert staff includes retail EDI industry veterans who can provide the solutions and guidance to make your company’s EDI a competitive advantage. Additionally, Data Masons manages all of your company’s ongoing EDI compliance so you can focus on growing your business, not on EDI hassles.

 

 

 

Little or no source code changes needed for tight integration
No document or transaction fees
Professional and courteous service from EDI experts
Low risk setup and cost-effective EDI solution
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