EDI Orders

EDI Orders - EDI Orders enables customers to transmit new orders to suppliers via the Gateway and to confirm orders created via EDI Quotes.

EDI Orders enables customers to transmit new orders to suppliers via the Gateway and to confirm orders created via EDI Quotes.

Overview of the process

  • The library creates new orders for the supplier in Alto (or confirms orders generated via EDI Quotes)
  • The order exporter process running on the library's server transmits the orders to the Gateway
  • The Gateway sends the orders to the supplier overnight

Pre-requisites

  • Your server must be set up to allow transmission of data to the Gateway
  • The order exporter process must be running on the server
  • The supplier must be accredited for EDI Orders – refer to this list of accredited suppliers

Implementation

The following steps are involved in implementing EDI Orders:

  • Creating a record for the supplier in Alto that contains the supplier's electronic trading number (variously known as a SAN, EAN, GLN or ANA number)
  • Agreeing with the supplier when you will start sending orders via EDI.

 

See all Capita Libraries' accredited EDI suppliers