There are a variety of processes that ZF can perform in a digital and connected manner with suppliers. These processes can be grouped as supporting Quality, Purchasing, or Logistics & Finance related activities.
To implement any of these processes, you must go through the ZF Onboarding Process.
The below table shows the different types of supplier communication available at ZF, whether they can be achieved through classic EDI, and the name of the corresponding SupplyOn Service.
Click on the hyperlinks within the Communication Type or Service column to learn more about it and view available training and resources.
|Function||Communication Type or Service||Classic EDI supported?||SupplyOn Service||Based on ZF guidelines|
|Logistics & Finance||Delivery schedules||Yes||SO WEB-EDI||Global Logistics Directive|
|Purchase orders||Yes||SO WEB-EDI|
|Catalogue orders||Yes||SO WEB-EDI|
|Consignment stock movements||Yes||SO WEB-EDI|
|Credit notes||Yes||SO WEB-EDI|
|Transport Management||Yes||SO WEB-EDI|
|VMI data||In exceptions||SO WEB-EDI + VMI|
|Quality / Supplier Management||8D Reports||No||SO Problem Solver||QD 83|
|Supplier performance data||No||SO Performance Monitor|
|APQP project management||No||SO Project Manager|
|Purchasing||Requests for quotations||No||SO Sourcing Manager|
|Secure exchange of drawings & norms||No||SO Document Manager|
|Normal file exchange/collaboration||No||SO Collaboration Folders|
|Certificate- & master-data management||No||SO Business Directory|