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SNP (Saigon Newport Corp.) Selects DiCentral as Technology Partner

Posted by Daniel Ford on Mon, Dec 05, 2011

DiCentral today announced that SNP has selected DiCentral to provide software infrastructure to allow data exchange between SNP and its worldwide customers. The first phase of the project electronically connects SNP to 150 shipping companies. This initiative is a first-of-its-kind EDI data integration project in Vietnam's shipping industry.

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, B2B integration, EDI integration, EDI software, shipping, Saigon Newport Corporation

Ask Mary: TMS = Optimization of Shipments

Posted by Daniel Ford on Wed, Jul 20, 2011

Shipment optimization is best serviced by the implementation of a Transportation Management System (TMS). The EDI transaction set for TMS is composed of the 753 Request for Routing Instructions and 754 Routing Instructions documents. 

The 753 Request for Routing Instructions is sent by the supplier to the retailer and includes PO information, weight, and cubic space required. The 754 Routing Instructions is returned by the retailer to the supplier and gives authorization for the shipment with updated trucking information, such as ship-to location, ship date, and time.

Benefits of TMS

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Topics: EDI, ask mary, TMS, shipping

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