Are you looking to integrate your system with Animates?

For Retail customers, suppliers, 3PL warehouses, or other systems that don’t already connect with Animates, Crossfire Integration can set you up seamlessly — taking the complexity out of automating business processes.

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Introduce true efficiency to your business and supply chain

Crossfire provides the most comprehensive Animates EDI integration solutions. Our proven approach is flexible and customisable to exactly what you need, ensuring your business is getting the most it can from automation. We’re trusted by a wide range of customers to supply fully managed EDI services, ensuring a robust and efficient integration between Animates and external service providers.

Benefits of Crossfire's EDI integration with Animates

Our extensive network of global retailers, supply chain partners and software means you can integrate with Animates quickly, providing the following benefits:

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01.

Automated data flow

An automated ordering process that reduces errors and increases efficiencies

02.

Simple pricing

Unlimited messages, Crossfire is a fixed monthly price.

03.

Fully managed service

Working with us requires no in-house EDI knowledge, we take care of everything involved in your integration.

04.

Fast and proven integration

Crossfire can draw on years of experience with various system integrations and take into account unique business processes when developing a solution.

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Fully EDI compliant

With EDI in place, you will be able to fast track order turnaround times and be fully compliant with Animates.

Animates Integration with Crossfire - Use Cases

Common EDI Requirements

  • Purchase Order (PO) (850)

    Receive Purchase Orders from Animates into your system automatically via Crossfire.

  • Advance Shipping Notice (ASN) (856)

    An ASN is sent to Animates via Crossfire when a shipment is created. This confirms the delivery details and outlines the contents of the order.

  • Invoice (INV) (810)

    When you're ready to, you can send invoices to Animates via Crossfire at the press of a button. This usually happens by confirming an invoice or completing an order in most systems.

  • Order Message (MSG)

    A Purchase Order must be Acknowledged before a set period of time, usually two hours. An Order Message must arrive prior to an ASN

How to get started with Crossfire

Step 1

Tell us about you

Tell us who you want to connect with i.e. your trading partners.

Step 2

Integration

Determine the integration method (EDI/API), the message standards and systems to be used.

Step 3

Connectivity

Find out your connectivity details, how we will connect to your system and your partner’s system.

Step 4

Testing

We then complete testing to ensure a robust service and that everything works, then you’re ready to have your integration up and running!

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