Wayfair EDI Connection

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest retailers and online marketplaces for furniture, home furnishings, décor, and other products.

Benefits of built-in direct EDI with Wayfair

Cin7 is an EDI value added network (VAN), eliminating the need for third party software. Below are the key benefits of built-in direct EDI with Wayfair:

  • One system to trade with EDI retailers.
  • Reduced data entry & mistakes, not having to go through third-party EDI web forms.
  • Direct means purpose built, allowing full control of how Cin7 interacts based on events.
  • Streamlining and automation of processes through greater flexibility.
  • Reliability going direct and not via a third-party.

How Cin7 Integrates with Wayfair

To trade with Wayfair, a supplier must send and receive transaction documents electronically, conforming to the company’s EDIFACT EDI standards. Cin7 is fully compliant and integrate the below:

  • 850 Purchase Order—Cin7 translates Wayfair purchase orders as individual sale orders in Cin7.
  • 856 Advanced shipping notice (ASN)—Cin7 translates ASNs into EDI format and sends to Wayfair to expect delivery of order.
  • 997 Functional acknowledgements—Cin7 confirmation to Wayfair of receiving purchase order and Wayfair confirmation of ASN sent by Cin7.
  • Flat file document—Cin7 syncs stock counts with Wayfair to ensure inventory is up-to-date.
  • Invoice—Cin7 generated invoice to Wayfair for items dispatched to Wayfair.

Why should inventory and EDI be connected?

Cin7 helps retailers and wholesalers make their complex omnichannel, omni-fulfilment and multinational business simple by providing an all-in-one cloud Inventory, POS, EDI and 3PL solution.

The key benefits of having an Inventory solution and EDI under one system include:

  • Greater stock visibility as Wayfair orders automatically come into Cin7, reducing stock availability.
  • Cin7 warehouse management means stock is removed straight away to avoid overselling.
  • Create purchase orders directly based on EDI orders.