Cloud EDI Provider Creates Customer Advisory Group for Retail EDI Needs

Web EDI Provider Beacon EDI, Inc will connect with suppliers of retailers who are being forced to become EDI compliant.

Online PR News – 04-February-2013 – SAN DIEGO – Alex Perlin, co-founder of Beacon EDI, is excited to announce that the EDI solutions currently in development will be improved with a customer advisory group. He hopes that the input from the group will help enhance the usability of the cloud EDI solution and report the findings to the Beacon EDI Blog

“Most of our existing and potential customers are from the retail industry. In order for them to become suppliers of retailers such as Target, Wal-Mart, JC Penney, Macy’s one of the many challenges they face is EDI compliance .” said Alex.

During the event the following typical EDI X12 transactions will be observed:

850 Purchase Orders
860 Purchase Order Changes
855 Purchase Order Acknowledgements
856 Advanced Ship Notices
810 Invoices

While the first event is scheduled is more retail EDI focused, Beacon plans to host future events with other industries.

“The initial EDI advisory group will mostly consist of retailer suppliers and we hope in the future to expand to other industries such as Automotive and Healthcare EDI.” noted Alex.

The first event will occur on Friday March 1st at the Beacon EDI San Diego office located at:
4445 Eastgate Mall
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92121

To learn more about the Beacon EDI Solutions Blog, users are encouraged to visit the website at The website offers a variety of helpful services and information, including EDI Best Practice Information, and a full list of services provided.

About Alex Perlin and Beacon EDI Solutions: Alex Perlin has been practicing EDI for 17 years since helping out an insurance company adjudicate EDI Claims. Beacon EDI is located in Southern California and Alex Perlin regularly speaks on EDI education topics and keeps company products up to date on the latest EDI technologies