Portal & EDI Benefits
Century will work with you to make the transmission of data as efficient as possible using your portal and Century’s portals. Through Century’s portals, you can see VMI program parameters, item master data, usage data, current inventory levels, open PO quantities, delivery dates for incoming material, and material certifications.
EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)
Our EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) can move critical business documents electronically – anywhere in the world – between your computer and our computer. No need to fill out or mail paper forms. Purchase orders, request for quotations, invoices and advance ship notices can all be handled quickly and more economically with EDI.
What are the Benefits of EDI?
- Reduced inventory
- Improved cash management
- Reduced data entry
- Reduced order time
- Decreased paperwork
- Increased clerical accuracy
- Reduced mailing cost
- Timely Information
- Improved “trading partner” relationships
Century supports the following transaction protocols using version V4010:
- 810 – Invoice
- 830 – Forecast (MRP)
- 850 – Purchase order
- 855 – PO acknowledgement
- 856 – Advance shipping notice
- 860 – PO change
- 865 – PO change acknowledgement
Century supports 997’s for all of the above. Edifact and XML also are supported.