Facts and Figures
50% of all order lines come to 3M Europe in electronic form – that’s around 400,000 per month!
Of these, the majority are transmitted in EDI format, with XML format becoming increasingly popular.
|>750||Online Order Centre|
|>50||XML via Email|
|>20||XML via HTTPS|
Processes Currently Using eCommunication:
Order capture is only the start of eCommunication within the order cycle. 3M can communicate with you electronically during all stages from your purchase order to remittance advice.
3M provides customised inventory management support on a case by case basis, including vendor managed inventory and manufacture to order.
|Point of Sale|
We currently process Point of Sale information in EDI, Excel and flat file format, and use this to better determine where sales support is needed. If you would like to provide Point of Sale information to 3M, please contact us.