Master Data Synchronization
          Mihhail Ralkin,
  General Manager, Edisoft Baltic
         ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, E...
Content
   EDI+GDS = successful combination
   Main concepts of GDS
   Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how?...
EDI process chain today

             GDS
                                     ORDERS
         Master Data




   INVOICE ...
EDI process chain as it should be

                                     GDS
         INVOICE
                             ...
Is EDI alone, enough?
Some facts from EDI practise
•    20% of orders with errors in product data
          • Huge manual ...
Content
   EDI+GDS = successful combination
   Main concepts of GDS
   Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how?...
GDS scheme
Global Data Synchronization, continuous coordination of product
  data flow between partners
                  ...
GDS - automatic master data interchange

           Product information interchange TODAY



                Fax     Excel...
Master Data synchronization process
before…
          BEFORE...                •     New item listing procedure is
       ...
Master Data synchronization process is
more efficient and accurate by:
                                •    Reducing time ...
Content
   EDI+GDS= successful combination
   Main concepts of GDS
   Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how?
...
Who is involved?




               Data Pool




             ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
Edisoft Data pool
Ready-to-use solution
   EDI Master Data solution provide 3 ways of communication for
     each side: re...
GDS working group
• 3 retailers from 3 countries (EE, LV, LT)
• 2 international vendors and 3 local (SME) from 3
  countri...
Will You participate?



   YES!!!




              ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
Thank you!



             Mihhail Ralkin
             Edisoft Baltic
             Jõe 9, 10151 Tallinn
             Tel: ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

M.ralkin master data_synchronization

1,273 views

Published on

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,273
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
448
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

M.ralkin master data_synchronization

  1. 1. Master Data Synchronization Mihhail Ralkin, General Manager, Edisoft Baltic ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  2. 2. Content  EDI+GDS = successful combination  Main concepts of GDS  Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how? ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  3. 3. EDI process chain today GDS ORDERS Master Data INVOICE DESADV ……… RECADV ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  4. 4. EDI process chain as it should be GDS INVOICE Master Data ……… ORDERS RECADV DESADV ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  5. 5. Is EDI alone, enough? Some facts from EDI practise • 20% of orders with errors in product data • Huge manual workload for order corrections = wasted overhead • Low Invoice Accuracy due to non synchronized master data • Up to 30% refusals caused by missing/incorrect master data • Customers do not accept/pay invoices with incorrect information • High cost of truck downtimes due to long goods receipt procedure at customer warehouses (up to 9% of cost) • Weak Master Darta synchronization practice leads to multiplicity of standards and approaches, complicating development and support ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  6. 6. Content  EDI+GDS = successful combination  Main concepts of GDS  Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how? ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  7. 7. GDS scheme Global Data Synchronization, continuous coordination of product data flow between partners Validation rules GDS Data pool Standard attributes: • Product codes (GTIN) • Sales unit, packaging unit Supplier/ • Product attributes (size, colour) • Marketing information (logo, Retailer/ Seller picture) Buyer • Weight, height, etc Specific • Logistics and transport Specific attributes attributes attributes Local attributes: by • Product name, by relation category • Prices, taxes , etc ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  8. 8. GDS - automatic master data interchange Product information interchange TODAY Fax Excels Email Paper SUPPLIER RETAILER Product information interchange with GDS Standard, mutual solution. Automatic, machine to machine. ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft SUPPLIER RETAILER
  9. 9. Master Data synchronization process before… BEFORE... • New item listing procedure is too long and complicated • Vendors have to support different product catalogue formats for different retailers • Retailers need considerably more information than business applications of vendors can offer. • Inaccuracy of data in retailers’ catalogues, since catalogues are not kept up-to-date by suppliers. ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  10. 10. Master Data synchronization process is more efficient and accurate by: • Reducing time and costs of new product launch and maintenance. • Providing a single, consistent, accurate source of product information from all suppliers by any type of product. • Automating the process of validating, distributing, receiving, and maintaining key product information in one single point. • Reducing errors resulting from inaccurate or out-of-date product information. • Ensuring a high level of data AFTER.. content quality through numerous automatic validations. ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  11. 11. Content  EDI+GDS= successful combination  Main concepts of GDS  Project Roll-out in Baltic countries, when, how? ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  12. 12. Who is involved? Data Pool ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  13. 13. Edisoft Data pool Ready-to-use solution EDI Master Data solution provide 3 ways of communication for each side: retailer, supplier and distributor • Web solution for catalogue management, browse/maintenance • Business application integration with automatic update. • Work Flow module with added value features. Local support and integrations • onsite integration • providing expert consulting and training, experienced support personnel to assist with value-added solutions, implementation, customer support and testing services. ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  14. 14. GDS working group • 3 retailers from 3 countries (EE, LV, LT) • 2 international vendors and 3 local (SME) from 3 countries • ECR Baltic and GS1 • Edisoft • Objectives: – Fix standards and business requirements – Propose live collaboration model for the market – Understand ROI and prepare roadmap ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  15. 15. Will You participate? YES!!! ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft
  16. 16. Thank you! Mihhail Ralkin Edisoft Baltic Jõe 9, 10151 Tallinn Tel: +372 6 116 750 Mob:+372 5 102 626 E-mail: mihhail[at]edisoft.ee www.edisoft.ee ECR Baltic Forum ,2010, Edisoft

×