EDI Protocols Create Reliable Communication Channels for Business Transactions
This is a bit of an oversimplification, but it helps you grasp the general concept. Now let’s dive deeper into what EDI protocols are and the purposes they serve.
The 5 Most Common EDI Protocols and Their Primary Functions
Depending on your industry and how many EDI trading partners you have, you could end up using several types of EDI protocols. However, most businesses tend to use the most common protocols we’ve listed below.
Applicability Standard 2 (AS2)
File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
File Transfer Secure Protocol (FTPS)
Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP)
Utilizing EDI Protocols
When your company wants to exchange EDI data with another organization, you will often need to implement the EDI protocols required for EDI compliance with their system. Unless you have an EDI service provider to handle this process for you, implementing EDI protocols can be technical and time-consuming.
Fortunately, we stay current on every EDI protocol that’s developed, and we take care of this entire process for you.