Are you looking to integrate your system with Lifeway?

For Retail customers, suppliers, 3PL warehouses, or other systems that don’t already connect with Lifeway, 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 Lifeway 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 Lifeway and external service providers.

Benefits of Crossfire's EDI integration with Lifeway

Our extensive network of global retailers, supply chain partners and software means you can integrate with Lifeway 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.

05.

Fully EDI compliant

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

Lifeway Integration with Crossfire - Use Cases

Common EDI Requirements

  • Purchase Order (PO) (850)

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

  • Purchase Order Acknowledgement (POA) (855)

    Once you have reviewed the order in your system, and updated quantities (if applicable), Crossfire will pull a POA, which will be sent to Lifeway.

  • Advance Shipping Notice (ASN) (856)

    An ASN is sent to Lifeway 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 Lifeway via Crossfire at the press of a button. This usually happens by confirming an invoice or completing an order in most systems.

  • Functional Acknowledgement (997)

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!

What is Lifeway?

Lifeway Christian Resources, based in Nashville, Tennessee, is the publishing and distribution division of the Southern Baptist Convention and provider of church business services.

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