Supplier Communication


Add jobs to Access Accounts - IT Scenario Definition

You want to communicate with your supplier so that you can: Place your orders electronically; Allow them to book delivery times; Receive invoices electronically; Know current supplier stock levels; Communicate complaints or faults.


Add jobs to Access Accounts - IT Scenario Solution

The solution to each of these problems is unique but will probably use tools like: Edi, XML communication, Web service, Extranets. A lot depends on the relationship with the supplier (you define the protocol) or whether you're using an existing supplier interface.


  • Ensure the method of communication matches the requirement.


  • Ensures good information is available at all times. Automates a process that is done repeatedly.

Bottom line

  • Reduces communication costs.
  • Speeds up communication with current information not historic.