Office2Office Group Plc
Client: Office2Office Group Plc is a founding member of the European Office Supplies Alliance (EOSA) and distributes stationary and office products throughout Europe.
Challenge: To replace Office2Office's aging UNIX based e-commerce gateway, which handles approximately 50% of all orders received, to handle both XML and EDI transactions. Furthermore, Office2Office needed improved efficiency for data delivery and retrieval across the company's VAN.
Solution: The Covast EDI Accelerator, in combination with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004, to handle all EDI and VAN communications. Currently, the Covast EDI Accelerator translates more than 2000 messages a day dealing with EDIFACT sales orders, purchase orders and invoices for the largest of Office2Office's customers, including Ministry Of Defense, Inland Revenue, Department of Works & Pensions, The National Health Service, Barclays Bank Group and Sainsburys.