EDI: Workhorse of the Value Chain

  • Objective: To understand and benchmark the use, cost, trends and performance of B2B solutions in order-to-cash and procure-to-pay cycles.
  • Highlight: EDI/XML is the workhorse of the industry in building the extended supply chain. Despite the slow progression of adoption, the processes have a high level of importance and a high level of performance with significant benefits for both the order-to-cash and the procure-to-pay processes.
  • Survey Details: The research for this report was conducted from June 27 – September 30, 2013. It is based on an online survey among 79 manufacturers, retailers, distributors, third-party logistics providers and others.  All have $250M+ in revenue and use EDI/XML as a B2B solution.

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