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3PL/Logistics

3PL/Logistics EDI Services

A well-performing third-party logistics strategy can produce astounding outcomes, from increasing operational efficiency to creating unprecedented supply chain visibility. To obtain these results, however, you must first securely communicate with business partners.

Effective Data optimizes your supply chain communication with Electronic Data Interchange services designed specifically for use with 3PLs. We are EDI consulting and data integration specialists who make it easier to control merchandise delivery and supply processes as well as plan and build successful growth strategies.

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Whether you’re a new logistics service provider or a seasoned freight carrier, meeting customer demand is critical. An end-to-end EDI logistics solution that mobilizes market-based implementation teams with the proven processes of an award-winning EDI logistics technology company is required to be successful.

EDI Improves fulfillment performance for 3PL's and its customers. Companies seeking to scale their business and succeed in today’s connected supply chain can leverage EDI to automate order processing with their customers and improve inventory management capabilities. Likewise, companies that connect to their 3PLs via EDI benefit from streamlined order processing workflows, improved business performance, and increased supply chain predictability and accuracy.

Retailers, distributors, and suppliers are demanding 3PLs to become EDI capable to stay competitive. Whether you are a 3PL business or you fulfill orders using a 3PL service, Effective Data provides scalable, configurable, affordable EDI solutions to connect your 3PL processes with your customer's connection models.  

With our EDI tools, logistics providers can integrate seamlessly with their customers very quickly. Benefits of our EDI services include:

  • EDI with barcodes for scan-and-pack applications
  • Improved efficiency
  • Automated order processing and inventory management
  • Enhanced the accuracy of exchanged data
  • Reduced manual data entry
  • Application Integration

Whether you need EDI on-premise or in the cloud, Effective Data can help you boost EDI integration and jumpstart business process efficiency.

EDI Documents & Transactions for 3PL/Logistics

When partnering with us, EDI documents are readily available, easy to process, and hassle-free to manage. Here are a few examples of EDI transactions utilized by logistics companies every day:

211: Motor carrier bill of landing

214: Freight shipping status

240: Motor carrier package status

753: Request for routing instructions

754: Routing Instructions

810: Invoice

850: Purchase order

855: Purchase order acknowledgment

940   Warehouse Shipping Order

943   Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment

944   Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt

945   Warehouse Shipment

947   Warehouse Inventory Adjustment

861 Receiving Advice/Acceptance

Streamline the movement of products with 3PL-specific EDI services from Effective Data. Whether you hope to improve integration, merge existing systems, or strengthen business partner communications, we’re here to help you. Contact us for more information.

We owe a debt of gratitude to Effective Data. They took a last-minute call before the weekend and a few days later, our EDI software was upgraded and ready for our go-live date. They were knowledgeable, thorough and timely. Effective Data will get our business from now on. T.D., EDI Coordinator, Leading National Pharmaceutical Supplier

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