Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) in the Telecommunications Industry

EDI technology is used in the Telecommunications Industry to aid in the improvement of inventory costs and a reduction in daily running costs across the supply chain, which comprises of Manufacturers, Suppliers, Customers, and Logistics providers. By integrating EDI with Just in time (JIT), inventory costs are noticeably reduced.

Examples of organizations using EDI in the Telecommunication Industry:-
Level 3 Communications, IDT Corporation, West Corporation, MetroPCS, Cable Vision, Century Link, Liberty Global, Page Europa, Verizon, Coming Cable Systems.
Association for EDI in the Telecommunication Industry:- Power and Telephone, Verizon, Verizon Logistics, Verizon Capri SAP, Verizon Central, Verizon East, Verizon Florida, Verizon North Central, Verizon West, KGP Telecommunications EDI Portal

Some of the popular EDI messages used in the Telecommunication Industry include:-

Order related:-
-Purchase Order messages

Finance related:-
-Payment Order/Remittance Advice

Report related:-
-Procurement Notices
-Consolidated Service Invoice/Statement
-Text message
-Functional Acknowledgement

Popular Data Formats:X12, EDIFACT, XML, Proprietary formats.

Benefits of EDI in Telecommunication Industry: 1.Better customer service
2.Lower transaction cost

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