15.09.2011 EDI (GS1 eCom) for retail seminar


Available *.PDF presentations from GS1 Latvia and ECR Baltic invites you to the workshop “GS1 eCom in retail sector” which was held on September 15, 2011 in Riga at the Tallink Hotel Rīga, Elizabetes Street 24.

EDI presentation from ECR Baltic     GS1 Sweden presentation on EDI in Retails

Working language:        English
Speakers:                    Staffan Ollson (GS1 Sweden), Edgars Pentjuss (ECR Baltic)
Registration is complimentary (free) for  ECR Baltic& GS1 Latvia  members
Target audience:          CEO, CFO, CIO, IT, EDP managers.


eCom and in particular Electronic Data Interchange has been hot topic on Retail and Suppliers agenda from very beginning. Replacing paper document flow with electronic and integrated business process automation between trading partners has the highest potential for driving efficiency and cutting unnecessary costs from your supply and demand chains. During the seminar you will hear what is the progress and challenges at ECR Baltic EDI working group by Edgars Pentjuss (ECR Baltic).

Hear from Staffan Olsson (GS1 Sweden) about the  eCom business model for retail in Sweden. What is EDI (GS1 eCom), the benefits of EDI and how it is changing your business processes. What GS1 standards can do for you, how important is aligning electronic data content and ensure data quality, how suppliers and retailers use data pools to synchronize product master data. This is a great opportunity in interactive way to hear from the first hand the eCom (EDI) experience from Sweden Retail sector.  


9:30                  Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 10:05     Welcome by GS1 Latvia (Liene Saurina)
10:05 - 10:30    Edgars Pentjuss (ECR Baltic)
                   -    Short introduction GS1 Latvia/ECR Baltic
                   -    ECR Baltic EDI working group progress and challenges for EDI in Baltics 
                       (EDI business model)
10:30 - 11:45    Staffan Olsson (GS1 Sweden)
                  -    Short introduction What is GS1 and GS1 Standards
                  -    eCom and GS1 Sweden`s eCom user profiles (ESAP)
                  -    eCom based business processes
11:45 - 12:00            Coffee Break

12:00-14:00    Staffan Olsson (GS1 Sweden)
                  -     Master Data, Data Synchronization and use of Data Pool (Validoo sample)
                  -     Ordering of goods, delivering and invoicing. Basic principles and pre-requisites.  

14:00 – 14:30       Discussion and Wrap-up

14:30 -14:45        Coffee Break / Closure


14:45 - 16:00    Edgars Pentjuss (ECR Baltic)
ECR Baltic EDI working group meeting (All retailers, manufacturers and ECR Baltic members are cordially invited)

  • Summaries and take aways from morning seminar for ECR Baltic EDI working group;
  • EDI business model – Baltic best practices development updates
  • EDI messages (documents) archiving best practices development
  • EDI working group on ECR Baltic Forum 2011
  • Next Steps

To join EDI working group, please register, here: