Business communication is important to everyone, yet it stutters
Every vendor running operational business relation with his raw material and commodity suppliers it is vital to secure the sales processes by means of possible wider scope of product data simultaneously satisfying the growing need for information of the market and his customers.
Even nowadays the verbal, e-mail and other manual means of communication are typical especially between SME-s, might also be characteristic for G2B communication in public procurements and consecutive supplies.
Beside the fact that manual business communication is trying and time consuming it could also incorporate latent source of error in the B2B and G2B integrated business processes including ordering, commissioning, transport, storing, invoicing even production logistics among others.
In fact, in different industries, where data capture and communication are still typically a manual process, a lot of erroneous, bad data gets into the system and thus throughout the supply chain.
It is well known that from business entities of various sectors where data recordings and communication are still typically carried out manually bad quality data are fed into the value chain in significant amount.
If everyone chooses a different path…
Electronic Services in great number are available on the market to support the integration of partners via business transactions although it is not easy to harmonise the business communication even between two entities not mentioning cases when a manufacturer supplies one or more customers or distributors or when a customer – be it a manufacturer, trader, distributor – has relation with hundreds of suppliers.
Business communication performed in different ways, methods it could easily cause inaccuracy, occurring high number of errors and possible delays in the delivery obligation posing significant negative effect on the efficiency of their business processes as well as damaging their competitiveness.
In the food sector mistakes in the delivery – with regard to customers of higher risk requiring specific nutrition – could be dangerous both for the supply quality and human life.
There are a number of unique solutions on the market for the electronic service of integration with business transactions between partner systems, which are difficult to harmonize between a single supplier and its customer, not to mention when a manufacturer or supplier has to deliver to several customers or buyer or when a customer (manufacturer, trader, distributor, etc.) has up to hundreds of suppliers. If business communication takes place in different ways with variant methodology, the result will be inaccuracies, a high number of errors and possible late orders or deliveries, which will not only impair the efficiency of the enterprises' business processes but also have a significant negative impact on their competitiveness. In the food sector, especially for people at higher health risk who require special nutrition, such a mistake can be dangerous not only for security of supply but even for human health!
In addition, there is a growing need for effective tracking, retrieval, and authentication of information transmitted through supply transactions in supply chains, meaning that data security and speed are becoming increasingly important value-creating factors: think of a critical product recall.
Beyond the aforementioned cases there are growing demand for the effective tracking, verification and validation of transferred information by means of data exchange realised in the business transactions along the supply chains where data security, quality and speed become more and more value creating factors like in case of a product recall for example.