EDI Integration

Maintaining EDI capability, EDI mapping specifications, or transaction fees are things you don’t have to worry about with Logicblock’s ongoing managed EDI service.

Electronic & EDI Order Integration

Use one of the many integrated suppliers and send orders electronically from our platform with instant acknowledgements, shipping updates, and invoices. 

We handle all the EDI documents required for EDI compliance with your partner.  If you would like to transact EDI documents with a partner that our platform doesn’t currently support, we’ll create a new connection for you.

Maintaining EDI capability, EDI mapping specifications, or EDI transaction fees are things you don’t have to worry about with Logicblock’s ongoing managed EDI service.

EDI Integration - Use Cases

Send Orders Electronically
Improve customer experience, save time, reduce errors, and improve inventory management by using our Integration capabilities to connect seamlessly with your Suppliers.

Receive Customer Orders Electronically
Your more sophisticated customers may want to send you orders electronically. EDI is a very common method, but we can accommodate any integration method.
Connect to your own Backend
AX dynamics, Epicor, Infor, Intuit, NAV, NetSuite, SAP, Sage, and many more. To do business in every direction, sellers need to transfer order, customer and tracking data between their major sales channels and their business or ERP system with the highest possible efficiency.

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EDI Communication Methods (AS2, FTP, FTPS, SFTP, VAN)


AS2 is one of the most popular methods for transporting data, especially EDI data, securely and reliably over the Internet. It essentially involves two computers – a client and a server – connecting in a point-to-point manner via the web.

AS2 creates an “envelope” for the EDI data, allowing it to be sent securely – using digital certificates and encryption – over the Internet.

Secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

SFTP and FTPS are also among the most commonly-used communication protocols for the exchange of EDI documents via the Internet. Any of these can be used to connect to business partners directly (Direct EDI) or to connect to them via an EDI Network Services Provider.

 SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) and FTPS (File Transfer Protocol Secure) – Both protocols encrypt the data while in transit, keeping it safe while moving over the Internet, and then decrypt it  at its destination.  

FTP was the first robust, reliable file transfer protocol developed and is still used by many businesses today, particularly for file exchange within a company.  However, FTP by itself does not provide the security needed for document exchange with other companies over the Internet.  

Direct EDI - Capabilities

Here is some information about our EDI capabilities.

Our preferred EDI format is ANSI X12 4010 and would typically work with the following files:

  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 855 Purchase Order Ack.
  • 856 Advance Ship Notice
  • 810 Invoice
  • 997 Functional Ack.

Built-In Wholesaler Integrations

Integrations with wholesalers, vendors, manufacturers, and suppliers.  We help save time and money by loading and managing partner vendor catalogs, as well as the ability to electronically transmit orders, receive acknowledgements, and tracking information bidirectionally for fulfillment or other purposes.