What is EDI Communication?
EDI Com is simply a contraction of EDI communications and is often used when discussing the means of exchanging EDI data with your trading partners. When a business implements EDI the focus is always on the transactions, but eventually the means of exchanging these transactions must be discussed. This is where EDI com comes into play. There are a number of means of implementing EDI com ranging from traditional EDI com strategies based on EDI VANs to more modern, direct EDI com methodologies like AS2 communications. Regardless of how you implement EDI com your business will need to ensure that the EDI com methodology you select is compatible with the VAN or trading partners you do business with. There are a number of EDI com strategies that your business can implement.