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EDI
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). The transmission of trade documents electronically using standardized formatting.

EDI Suppliers

Penn Marketplace suppliers that have agreed to electronically receive University purchase orders and/or submit electronic invoice via Electronic Data Interchange.

End-to-End Solution
A common eBusiness buzzword, end-to-end refers to a streamlined, seamless and real-time flow of information and linkages across a value chain.

eProcurement
The act of purchasing via an electronic format, i.e. the Internet.

ERP
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a set of applications that automate human resources, finances, supply chain, etc.

eSourcing
Web-based execution of the sourcing process for products and services.

Exchange
A website for buying and selling products and services.

Extranet
A network that is partially accessible to authorized parties outside an organization.