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EDI Training: Complexity Simplified - Sydney

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Tuesday 16 Oct 2018

Session: 9:00am AEST - 1:00pm AEST

Lakes Business Park, (1st Floor) Building 4, 2-4 Lord Street Botany NSW 2019



This half-day compact training session simplifies the complexities of EDI with comprehensive insights from multiple perspectives.

The course demonstrates how GS1 EDI allows computer applications to exchange standardised business documents without the need for human intervention. The key benefits for the supply chain are identified and clarified:

  • Speed and accuracy
  • Lower administration and processing cost
  • Reduced lead time and inventory levels
  • Reduced out-of-stock situations
  • Increased customer satisfaction
  • Automatic reconciliation of business documents

You will learn the business and operational aspects of EDI with some very high level technical detail that will help in making better informed decisions.

Here are the main learning outcomes:

  • Where EDI sits in the overall context of the supply chain
  • How it fits the key principles of GS1 standards
  • Understanding the role of the major GS1 ID keys (GTIN, GLN, SSCC) in EDI
  • EDI - a European case study that applies in Australia
  • EDI the link between the physical flow of goods and the logical flow of data
  • What are the benefits of EDI for all trading partners?
  • Messaging standards and why have them at all?
  • Supporting business operations - automation of processes
  • What's a MIG and other EDI acronyms?
  • Unpacking the major EDI documents and their flow
  • The challenge of choosing the right way forward
  • The legal angle - terms and conditions
  • Common traps (compliance, error loops, system failures etc.)

$125 per person (incl GST)


Lakes Business Park
(1st Floor) Building 4, 2-4 Lord Street
Botany NSW 2019