Army Exchange EDI Compliance
The Army Exchange has been the retailer for members of America’s army since 1895. Popularly known as The Exchange, it brings quality goods and services at competitive prices through more than 3,100 retail locations worldwide and its online store.
Cin7’s Direct EDI integration gets you trading quickly and cost-effectively with AAFES while reducing data entry administration and errors and streamlining and automating your supply chain.
How we integrate with Army Exchange
In order to begin trading with Army Exchange, a supplier must be ready to send and receive transaction documents electronically, conforming to the retailer’s x12 EDI standards. Cin7 is fully compliant to send and/or receive the following transaction documents:
850 Purchase Order—Cin7 translates purchase orders as individual sales orders in Cin7
856 Advanced Shipping Notice—Cin7 translates ASNs into EDI format and sends to Army Exchange to expect delivery of the order
810 Invoice—Cin7 generates invoices to Amazon for dispatched items
860 Purchase Order Change Request—Send a request to change a previously generated purchase order
824 Application Advice—Send an alert of an error in the previous transaction.
Why should inventory and EDI be connected?
Cin7 simplifies complex omnichannel, omni-fulfilment and multinational businesses with an all-in-one cloud inventory, POS, EDI and 3PL solution. The key benefits to integrating inventory with EDI in a single system include:
- Greater stock visibility as orders automatically come into Cin7 and decrease available inventory.
- Efficient order processing that removes stock right away, preventing overselling.
- Fast order dispatch via Cin7’s warehouse and 3PL integrations.
- Precise order processing. Cin7 creates your Purchase Orders directly from your retailer’s EDI orders.
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