Error-free Pharmaceutical industry
Through the utilization of EDI, there has been a significant improvement in the efficiency experienced in the supply chain of the pharmaceutical industry and its distributors.
The Pharmaceutical Industry has fully integrated into our lives as a vital and valuable part of our society, contributing to the everyday human life. Although it is always under constant demand to provide better services to the community, the mandates, however, requires the suppliers to communicate through the use of EDI. The ability to monitor data and also identify a unique product together with its origin and the farmer’s location gives the suppliers a chance to isolate potential risks which may lead to severe complications in the system. Most of the financial penalties for negligence and "chargebacks" may be fatal. The utilization of EDI communication between retailers, suppliers, distributors, and brokers can also pose a severe challenge with several complications. EDI exchange ensures that these complications are taken care of, and there is compliance for each trading partners in the Pharmaceutical Industry.
Most of the business who has been able to identify the importance of EDI has leveraged on the advantage to increase their profits. It provides a vast opportunity aimed at improving the planning and processes which ultimately eliminate errors and reduce waste. The paperless automaton offered by EDI gives you a chance to save money on vital issues such as paper disposal, postage, forms, paper, and labor and also takes proper care of multiple manual processes which are prone to errors. The use of improved data accuracy such as those offered by EDI means fewer "chargebacks" and improved vendor performance ratings. It also adds value through the improvement of customer satisfaction. The increased levels of efficiencies accelerate "order to cash" cycles, compressed lead time on orders and faster resolution of the dispute which may arise during the service delivery. All EDI orders from the pharmaceutical industry to the supplier are executed via 850 EDI transactions.
The 856 ASN is linked to the 850 purchase order.
The 810 invoice is linked to the 850 purchase order.
844 Product Transfer Account Adjustment
850 Purchase Order
855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement
860 Purchase Order Change