A data pool is a centralised database, where all necessary information to perform business transactions between trading partners is stored in a standardised way.
This infornation is accessible to all trading partners in a common, simple, fast and accurate manner.
The information stored in a typical data pools master data Global Trade Item Number and GLN, as well as other core attributes, necessary for the smooth transaction of goods. For example, product description, dimensions, packaging levels, product category, company address, minimum order volume, etc.
Suppliers upload data to a data pool, which the retailers download. This communication takes place under common rules and standards, with the consideration the business agreements between trading partners.
A data pool is the common point in the communication between the trading partners, provide synchronization capability of their data.
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Publishes Global Trade Item Numbers GTINs for its Entire U.S. Product Line to the GHX Health ConneXionSM Data Pool.
Oct 06, 2010; -In an effort to improve theaccuracy and efficiency of the healthcare supply chain, Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics (Siemens) has...