Adeptia’s self-service integration is perfectly suited for automating EDI logistics transaction processes for third-party logistics companies and freight carriers.
Now, users can exchange transactional data and manage trading partner relationships without complexity or external support.
Logistics service providers need a constantly active integration interface with the freight carriers for exchanging EDIFACT, X12 messages and other data files such as EDI 210, EDI 110, EDI 310 EDI 410 etc. and streamlining transactions via EDI 204, EDI211, EDI990, and more. Having accurate data is the lifeblood of any logistics company and its ability to effectively onboard, validate and integrate inbound and outbound EDI messages is key to sustaining a successful business relationship with clients and freight carriers.
Adeptia's self-service integration approach enables logistics-focused firms automate transactions processes and expedite the handling of complex EDI messages, minimizing chargebacks, delayed shipments, cancelled orders, and incorrect product costs.
By empowering logistics professionals to easily integrate all the information residing in the transactions in one place, it increases processing speed for enabling faster shipment and delivery. And because those professionals do not have to rely heavily on IT or other technical teams, the complete integration process takes around only a few minutes for completion. Consequently, order-to-cash and purchase-to-pay cycles will witness a steep rise, allowing organizations to foster much smoother relationships with partners and customers. For logistics suppliers, this will mean a more stable business situation due to more timely cash flows, and for the customers, this will yield delightful experiences and faster service. In short, Adeptia's automated and self-service-based integration solution can help logistics firms utilize transactional data and manage EDI business relationships with multiple trading partners without external support.
This logistics integration solution comes with a pre-bundled list of EDI standards to process all message types at the speed of business. Along with its user-friendly dashboards, pre-built connectors, shared templates, AI-data mapping, and more, Adeptia provides real-time access to message transaction status, errors related to invalid messages and notifications.
There are several 400 series transactions for EDI including the EDI 404 Shipment/BOL, the EDI 859 Freight Invoice as well as the EDI 210 Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice, EDI 210 Freight Details and Invoice, and Car Location Message (CLM).
CLM is a specified type of EDI message that is employed by the railroad industry to track the movement of railcars. It is basically an update of the location of rail cars delivered in a single record format depending on the subject. For instance, there is a basic format, a destination format, flatcar format, ETA format, etc. These are typically fairly straightforward positional files but may contain a lot of code cross-referencing that can be mapped easily with self-service powered Adeptia Connect.
Adeptia can enable average business users integrate all the EDI data messages with SAP, Oracle and other ERP systems and it can deliver to and receive EDI data from these enterprise systems via flat file, API, SFTP connection, IDOC/BAPI, XML downloads and even via e-mail. Below are the main features of Adeptia's logistics integration solution.