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Electronic Data Interchange

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the electronic exchange of business information using a public standard format. It provides a common language for formatting business transactions which facilitates business-to-business integration by the flow of standardized electronic transactions between trading partners throughout the world.

What benefit does EDI provide?
Improved Document Processing, Reduced Cycle Time, Increased Data Accuracy, Invoice Tracing / Control, Reduction of Cost, Improved Quality of Information, Direct Funds Deposit, Closed Loop Process. test

EDI Mission
The EDI mission includes making payments to suppliers accurately and on time, maximizing EDI utilization to increase quality of input, reducing processing cost.

For EDI Help, please send a note to: edi@us.ibm.com

Traditional EDI Procurement and Accounts Payable Focal Points

WW EDI Program Manager, Thomas Meyer:
meyert@us.ibm.com
(919) 882-6134

General Procurement

US and subsidiaries: NAPASC/India/Contr/IBM
Canada: edi@us.ibm.com
Europe: Christoph Kolbe, 49-7032-15-2114, CKOLBE@de.ibm.com
Australia: Gim Lam Yeo or Slavko Malesevic, 61-2-9354-7621

Production Procurement

Fishkill/Endicott/Burlington - MD Division: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
Poughkeepsie - Server Division: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
Rochester - ISTC China: Sarah Zhou, 86-755-86362026, sarahzh@cn.ibm.com
Dublin - Server Division (I&P): Jacob Koops, 353-181-53707, jacob_koops@ie.ibm.com
Raleigh and China - Lenovo: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
San Jose/Guadalajara/Singapore/Fuji - SPD Division: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
Mechanicsburg/Amsterdam/Singapore/Japan: Bob Thompson, 717-610-2785, thompsnr@us.ibm.com
Endicott - Printer Division: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
Bromont: Canada - MD Division: Dominique Tessier, 450-534-6805, dtessier@ca.ibm.com
Montpellier - Server Division: 607-429-4025, edi@us.ibm.com
Singapore Trading Center (STC): Cheryl JL Fong, (65) 6418-2026, fongjlc@sg.ibm.com

Accounts Payable

North America and STC:
tradedi@us.ibm.com
Europe: Bob Gale, 44-23-92564569
Asia Pacific:
Australia: Slavko Malesevic, 61-2-9354-7621
Japan: Yukio Ariga, 81-44-230-6530

Web Order and Invoice

For an alternative to traditional EDI, please visit the Procurement One Place Web page for the appropriate contact information.

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