Electronic Data Interchange

Electronic Data Interchange

What is the EDI?

The Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the transmission of data between companies using electronic methods.

Why does Metal Prep use the EDI?

Metal Prep uses EDI for communication with mills and customers to transmit shipping notices, material receipts, production & purchase orders, status changes/ reapplications, shipment reports and invoices.

What are the benefits of using EDI?

The use of EDI:

  • Provides cost savings by reducing paperwork and saving on material and labor costs.
  • Saves time by speeding the requirement to order process enhancing the ability to plan and schedule more efficiently.
  • Helps ensure the correct prepainted coils are selected, loaded, delivered and invoiced.