EDI Service Bureau

Become EDI compliant using email,fax or mail.


For suppliers who prefer a more traditional means of transmitting documents,
DiCentral’s EDI Service Bureau converts faxed, emailed, or mailed documents to EDI.
DiCentral’s cost-effective EDI network safely and securely transmits documents to
virtually any trading partner, allowing suppliers to achieve compliance while
avoiding the frustration and complexity of managing EDI in-house.

EDI Service Bureau

With DiCentral’s EDI Service Bureau, your Advance Ship Notices (ASNs) and invoices are converted and sent electronically to your trading partners just as if you were sending them from your own in-house EDI department.

Features for Suppliers:

  • Faxed, emailed, or mailed documents are converted to EDI and sent to your trading partners
  • Invoices and ASNs to buyers
  • Orders to third-party logistics companies
  • Documents to overseas operations

Features for Buyers:

  • Allows your vendors to process data in the same manner that they do today
  • DiCentral becomes your “Service Bureau” for all paper (fax, email, phone) to EDI
  • Paper and email are integrated into your ERP using the same infrastructure — no need for separate APIs
  • Your trading partner undergoes almost no change other than faxing or emailing to new address

Benefits of EDI Service Bureau:

  • Increase and enhance trading partner relationships with EDI capability
  • Satisfy trading partner EDI requirements
  • Deliver clean and secure EDI data
  • Easy implementation and quick processing
  • Error-free documents can dramatically reduce chargebacks
  • Allocate saved time to core competencies
  • Can connect to any trading partner

IDEAL© Deployment Methodology

DiCentral’s IDEAL© Project Implementation guarantees to deliver your project on time throughout the process, from the initiation plan to the final launch.


  • Create the Project Initiation Docu-ment that defines project governance
  • Complete project schedule


  • Obtain supplier contact list
  • Develop customer acceptance plan
  • Agree to contents of notification letter


  • Build out test site
  • Perform trading partner notification
  • Complete supplier compatibility survey
  • Finalize rollout of wave trading partner lists


  • Demonstrate test site to customer
  • Execute customer acceptance test plan
  • Obtain go-live sign off approval


  • Contact trading partners
  • Assess test results
  • Provide compliance letters
  • Provide progress tracking to your company

Complete EDI Outsourcing Solution

DiCentral’s enterprise-class cloud EDI platform offers a cost-effective alternative to in-house solutions. It is defined by six key traits: availability, security, scalability, adaptability, accountability, and reliability.

In addition to B2B Transformation Services, DiCentral’s EDI Outsourcing solution includes:

Real-time Customizable Dashboard with Mobile Alerts

Filter Information by Specific Roles & Preferences

  • Track your incoming and outgoing documents with just a click
  • Get real-time notification alerts sent instantly to your tablet or smartphone
  • Filter real-time information based on specific roles and preferences
  • Filter by the trading partners you want to track and the data you want to see

Our Clients. Their Stories.

We wanted to offer our custom- ers a seamless shopping experi- ence, giving them easy access to all of our products in all of our divisions. To do this, we needed visibility across our silos of in- ventory. With a unified inventory system, we could not only im- prove our customer service and increase sales, we knew it would make a significant impact on the efficiency of our fulfillment process.

– Jill Barron, Vice President of
Supply Chain, Neiman Marcus Group