Account Number: The unique number assigned to each customer that allows Logicbroker to recognize them within the system.
Advance shipment notice (ASN, shipment): An ASN, or EDI 856 document, transmits shipping information and includes tracking numbers, items and quantities, and carrier information. Typically, an ASN is sent after an order has been picked, packed, and shipped.
AS2 (applicability statement 2): A specification about how to transport data securely and reliably over the internet via digital certificates and encryption. (alternative to VAN or FTP) Branded packing slip: A shipping document, with your specific branding, that accompanies delivery packages and includes an itemized detail of the package contents and does not include customer pricing. The packing slip serves to inform all parties about the contents of the package so they can handle it accordingly.
Bulk Upload: The bulk upload feature enables users to upload products in bulk and setup vendors and inventory counts for vendors, warehouses and internal fulfillment. For more information on how it works visit help.logicbroker.com
Client Delivery Analyst: A dedicated representative who will aid in the integration process and provide ongoing support.
Cron: The Linux scheduling system, which is part of Magento, is used to setup jobs that need to run on a scheduled basis.
EDI (electronic data interchange): is the structured transmission of data between organizations via electronic means.
FTP (file transfer protocol): is a standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one host to another over a TCP-based network (i.e. the internet). FTP is built on a client-server architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and the server. (Alternate to VAN or AS2)
FTPS: An extension of FTP that adds support for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and the secure sockets layer (SSL) cryptographic protocols.
Functional acknowledgement: The Functional Acknowledgement is and EDI 997 document that acts as an electronic receipt and is sent to inform a supplier/retailer/warehouse that an EDI document was received. At the most basic level, the 997 will contain an acceptance or rejection notification.
Inventory Buffer: A functionality of dropship360, the buffer value will be subtracted from each drop ship vendors’ inventories. This helps to decrease the likelihood of selling out of stock items.
Inventory update: The inventory update document is a CSV or EDI 846 and is an electronic version of a paper inventory update. It is used by trading partners to communicate inventory levels and whether there is stock of inventory on hand to be sold electronically. A typical inventory update will include inventory amount, committed inventory, quantity on order, backorder quantity, inventory in transit, and returns. Suppliers can post updates on an FTP or you can perform a bulk upload in dropship360.
Inventory update: The inventory update document is an EDI 846 and is an electronic version of a paper inventory update. It is used by trading partners to communicate inventory levels and whether there is stock of inventory on hand to be sold electronically. A typical 846 will include inventory amount, committed inventory, quantity on order, backorder quantity, inventory in transit, and returns.
Invoice: An invoice is an EDI 810 document and an electronic version of a paper invoice. An invoice will be sent in response to receiving an EDI 850 purchase order. An 810 invoice will include payment terms, invoice details, and order information.
Monthly fee: The monthly fee is the amount clients must pay each month for the ongoing maintenance and support of logicbroker. Monthly fee varies based on order volume and the type(s) of integration(s) taking place.
Order: Based on your subscription level, a set number of orders are included. An order contains all necessary documentation i.e. purchase order, advance shipment notice, etc.
Price file: A price file, or catalog price file, is an EDI 832. The EDI 832 replaces a paper catalog and is used to request or provide prices and product information of goods electronically. An 832 typically includes the seller name and contact information, terms of sale, discount, physical details (including packaging), and pricing information.
Purchase order: A purchase order is an EDI 850 and replaces the paper purchase order. A typical 850 includes the cost, number of items ordered, payment terms, discounts, and shipping information.
Purchase Order Acknowledgement: A Purchase Order Acknowledgement is an EDI 855 and is sent after the EDI 850 to confirm goods are available to be sold. An 855 replaces the need to call, fax, or email trading partners to confirm a purchase order was received and whether it will be fulfilled. A typical 855 will include order acceptance; order rejected, and order variations.
Retailer(merchant): A retailer refers to a business that is selling goods to consumers
Subscription: Your subscription refers to the pricing tier you subscribe to, i.e. Basic, Professional, Performance, or Enterprise
Supplier (vendor): A supplier refers to a business that sells goods to another business or sells those goods on behalf of another business.
Trading Partner: a trading partner is used to refer to a company that a client is choosing to do business with.
Users: Depending on the subscription package, the number of users is the number of accounts that can be created to log into the logicbroker portal.
VAN (value added network): A VAN is a hosted service that acts as an intermediary between business partners sharing standards or proprietary data via shared business processes. (alternate to AS2 or FTP)
Vendor ID: The vendor ID is the unique code logicbroker assigns to trading partners to identify them within the system, i.e. MageVendID1. This code is associated with a description in dropship360 to reflect the name of your trading partner.
Vendor Portal: The portal is a tool designed to help users manage integrations, setup dropship360, and enable non-EDI compliant partners to do business with our clients.
XML: is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents that can be read both by machines and humans.