AFS Data Exchange is a cloud-based, fully service electronic trading solution that bridges technical gaps to connect business trading partners. AFS Data Exchange offers complete visibility to timely and accurate information and efficiently automates otherwise costly manual processes.
AFS Data Exchange has established connections for industry partners at every segment of the Food and CPG supply chain, including Distributors, Processors, Sales Agencies, Manufacturers and 3PL providers.
Foodservice and Grocery based companies deploy AFS Data Exchange to improve order-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes without the need for in-house Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) expertise, expensive hardware or large up-front capital expenditures. AFS Data Exchange is highly scalable to handle the smallest to the largest needs and promotes growth without penalty.
Seamless integration allows for companies of all sizes to connect with partners in an efficient manner. The online Dashboard assists with daily monitoring to ensure all transactions are acknowledged and processed internally without error.
As a full-service solution, the responsibility of partner on-boarding, EDI testing and ERP integration is managed by AFS Technologies, thus allowing your staff to focus on tasks that add real value.
AFS Data Exchange services includes:
- EDI partner on-boarding/ramping service
- EDI data translation service to match requirements of your ERP system by providing any to any translation
- EDI mapping services to adhere to partner requirements within the EDI standards
- Custom file processing and formatting
- Communications via AS2, FTP, SFTP, VAN
- EDI migration support to move from another EDI provider
- Customer Portal, Reporting and Online Dashboard
- Monitor transactions in real-time for daily review or historical reporting
- Advanced filters and sorts to pare down results and locate concern
- Track acknowledgement of outbound transactions for proof of receipt
- Submit request for new partner set up to AFS Support
- Reports for error trapping, cross checking, automated monitoring activity
Your customers have become increasingly more sophisticated. Trading business transactions electronically is no longer a point of differentiation, it is expected. You can bring true value to the partnership through seamless connectivity, consistency and accuracy. Having an EDI Service partner that understands your industry and speaks the same language as your customers expands your service offering and highlights your company as a valued supplier
AFS Data Exchange is a full-service, cloud-based solution designed to quickly and accurately expand your partner network without taxing your internal staff. Our EDI engineers take on the responsibility of working with your partners to initiate testing and coordinate on-boarding projects. AFS becomes a seamless extension of your service department working on your behalf as a member of your team, not as a middleman.
Not having a clear idea of what’s on the truck before it hits the dock not only offers potential for out of stocks and lost sales opportunities, but it slows down the operations team and receiving process as well.
AFS Data Exchange enhances the procure-to-pay process by offering buyers a seamless connection to manage purchase orders and acknowledgements, shipping notifications, inventory receipts, invoices and payment processing.
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