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5 Things You May Not Know About Your Vantage Point (Exact EDI) Solution

Partnering with Exact Software, Data Masons has developed the leading EDI solution for complex supply chain environments. While you may know Vantage Point EDI for Macola (also known as Exact EDI) as your cost-effective and reliable gateway for EDI processing, you may not know some of the most significant details that set your investment apart from other technology options. Your Vantage Point solution is unique in that it:

#1: Provides End-to-End Transaction Support
The company’s Vantage Point EDI solution provides an end-to-end EDI processing platform that gives your company a competitive edge through seamless EDI integration, predictable ownership costs and comprehensive, ongoing compliance services.

#2: Offers the Industry’s Largest Array of Document Support
Data Masons maintains a library for more than 1,400 trading partners with over 6,000 documents. And because Data Masons’ trading partner kits can be purchased and installed in just minutes, you can begin transacting with new business partners immediately, without delay.

#3: Avoids Document and Unnecessary Transaction Fees
As a fully-automated EDI solution, Vantage Point EDI eliminates the costs associated with more traditional processing methods that rely on error-prone manual processes that contribute to unpredictable transaction fees. And with Vantage Point EDI, you can exchange EDI or XML data through the Internet with your trading partners that support direct Internet connection options such as FTP or AS2 without paying document or transmission fees.

#4: Tightly Integrates with WMS and WiSys Solutions
Vantage Point is designed to extract data from Exact’s WMS or Pick IT to send ASNs to your partners quickly and accurately. And for customers who have EDI 856 - Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN) requirements – they can integrate with Vantage Point using the WiSys EDI ASN option.

#5: Is Supported by Staff with Extensive Macola and EDI Experience
The Data Masons delivery team is comprised of 24 EDI solution experts that have extensive knowledge in working with the Exact Macola platform. As a result of the team’s combined experience and connection with the Exact ERP, Data Masons has successfully implemented and supported Vantage Point EDI in over 600 organizations worldwide.

With the combination of these traits that are unique to Data Masons’ solutions, you can feel confident that your Vantage Point EDI investment has succeeded in putting you a step ahead of your competition when it comes to improving your operational efficiencies and increasing your cost-savings around EDI.

Glenn McPeak

Posted By: Glenn McPeak

Glenn is a supply chain expert and has over 25 Years of EDI/ERP solution consulting and ERP/EDI software product design and management. Glenn’s has managed and executed over 200 successful ERP and EDI related projects in a wide array of manufacturing and distribution oriented industries. Glenn is knowledgeable in the following ERP platforms – Microsoft Dynamics AX, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Microsoft Dynamics GP.

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Science degree with highest honors from Babson College and numerous Microsoft Certifications, including Microsoft Certified Professional.

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