CLOUDGEN SMART-EDI - THE EDI AS API Platform
AN API DRIVEN B2B PLATFORM For Retail and Distribution
SmartEDI, a Cloud-Enabled EDI solution meant to cut-down the complexity of EDI implementation. SmartEDI is designed to add true business value to the core B2B transportation with world-class visibility.
Do you know that 87%
of the world's retail organizations are using EDI-based electronic documents and are saving around 650 million dollars every year?
While the Retail industry stands as the best example of embracing EDI adoption over the past four decades, pressure on worldwide supply chains has increased pressure on the broader distribution sector to increase efficiency and scaling capabilities to meet competitive pressure. Many firms with large customer bases or supply chains are facing significant EDI implementation challenges; they can’t onboard partners fast enough and can’t adjust to new demands nimbly enough. Closed proprietary systems prevent access to data in common reporting tools – which makes it much more complicated to adjust when crises strike.
Combined with pressure to jump right to new API driven B2B interaction models from leading players has many wondering which way to move.
API Driven EDI
CloudGen's SMART-EDI Clou solution is meant to cut down the complexity of EDI through a high-end modernization approach, re-defining traditional EDI implementation models with optimized APIs for the entire B2B engagement lifecycle. From efficient and flexible startup, increased services based transaction handling capabilities, and API driven reporting – CloudGen SMART-EDI is a an API Driven approach for modernizing B2B
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An API First Approach : APIs are exposed for all stages of the EDI and B2B lifecycle. From partner onboarding, to transaction submittal and reporting.
Easy Set-up and Implementation :Our solution is easy to install and run efficiently irrespective of any infrastructure challenges. Highly Portable, Flexible and Scalable.
Accelarated On-boarding : An assured increase of 80% to 90% is observed in onboarding new partners.
Optimized Time and Cost Investments : The time and money invested are drastically brought down to 10% to 20% for existing solutions.
Supply Chain Automation : Cloud based, automated supply chain management with high efficiency.
Order Management Automation : Our streamlined order management solutions increase your productivity rate by 80%.
More Transparency : Easy monitoring of real time and dynamic transcations.
High End Security : Robust Encryptions are levaraged at every layer of EDI implementation with high security standards.
Transaction Monitoring : Proactive alerts and real-time monitoring on the assigned flows and transactions with an automated approach.
Increased Data Quality : Extended support to various data formats and protocols which increases the data quality and enhances the mapping time.
API Driven Reporting & Analytics : Rich access to the details of every interaction, available both internally and externally via open standards based microservices.
- Costly implementation with high maintenance.
- Delay in collaborating with multiple trading partners.
- Increasing need for scaling E-Commerce solutions and ERP programs.
- Demand for top notch security standards for real time transaction monitoring.
- Losing contracts due to operational failures and lack of EDI subject matter expertise.
- Lack of proper establishment of EDI set-up resulting in strained partner relationships.
- Complexity of on-boarding new customers on to the EDI platform, which is affecting the current business operations.
- Increased Fines, Delayed Orders and Failed Transactions as a result of poor EDI implementation.
- Absence of Micro Management of Entries, Transactions and Applications..
- Lack of Transparency and SAP Cloud Integration Efficiency with Trading Partners.
Accelerate Data Mapping like Never Before, with more Quality and Confidence Now..
QUICKLY ROLLOUT YOUR EDI PROJECT:
SmartEDI’s Automated Trading partner agreement enables our customers to roll-out their EDI projects quickly and efficiently by reducing the time invested in manual setup & mapping.
SIMPLIFY EDI DEVELOPMENT PROCESS:
Our Automated EDI On-boarding process helps the customers to increase their focus on overall business development of organization.
BETTER TRANSCATION MANAGMENT
We take the complete responsibility of transaction management with assured robust backend service frameworks and easy to use interfaces.
ONE CLICK, ZERO COST PLATFORM UPGRADE
SmartEDI automatically upgrades the platforms at regular intervals to keep the system standards upto date, ensuring the smooth functioning of end user operations.
END USER ENABLEMENT
We extend our proactive trainings to your Business Analysts guiding their potential to leverage the complete benefits of our EDI solution.
HERE'S WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
CloudGen's EDI solution has helped us speed up partner on-boarding and easily manage our growing EDI transaction volume. We’re saving significant amounts of time and money - and are less dependent on heavy IT support. We’ve also exposed API based reporting interfaces to partners and are supporting API first ecosystem providers which we couldn’t do with our previous approach.
HOW WILL YOUR ORGANIZATION BENEFI?
Most retail and distribution customers are currently facing challenges due to lost transactions which result in penalties in their day to day EDI /B2B interactions. Antiquated B2B processes can be a major threat to reputation and lead to reduced business and loss of partner relationships.
- Cloudgen’s EDI solution helps clients overcome these scenarios by reducing implementation time, simplifying setup tasks, and enhancing ease of use. This results in
- Quick Rollout of EDI Projects
- Fast track partner on-boarding - 30 partners, 30 days!
- API-first approach to EDI & easy-to-use API’s
- Minimized rates of failed transaction
- Reduced manual setup and mapping
- Increased operational efficiency and cost savings
- Reduced EDI Implementation Time
- Elimination of manual errors
- Support for multiple EDI standards
- Support for the latest Microservices based B2B models
- Open APIs for clients to monitor transaction status
Our well-designed 4-week Engagement Model includes the entire process of customer on-boarding to making it live on EDI Platform supporting upto 10 vendors and 15 maps.
WEEK 1: DISCOVERY & PLANNING
Our engagement process kicks off with a collaborative effect to define the requirements and identify the use cases. These are essential to complete the planning process for the following week’s execution.
WEEK 2: MAPPING & PARTNER ON-BOARDING
CloudGen’s Architect will help customers to map their requirements into our solution enabling easy partner on-boarding helping the Business Analysts to carry out the further process with minimal IT intervention.
WEEK 3: END TO END TESTING
The CloudGen’s team will make sure to involve the customers in end-to-end testing to assure that all the required use cases are successfully covered before going-live.
WEEK 4: PRODUCTION GO LIVE
The CloudGen’s support team will provide 2 weeks of post go-live support to make sure that the solution is working as per the customer’s expectations.
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