Mission Statement: The EB2B Parent Committee works with standards for electronic business to business for retail, lottery, motor fuels and business metrics. The mission of the EB2B Committee is to develop and/or adopt standards for doing business electronically in the areas of retail merchandise, order to payment process, lottery accounting reconciliation, and motor fuels data flow. The Committee has both supplier and retailer members.
The EB2B Committee and Working Groups seek active participation of retailers and suppliers. Retailers are especially needed to ensure that the standards are moving in the direction that will best satisfy retailers' needs both now and in the foreseeable future. Additional supplier participation will ensure that the standards accurately reflect the capabilities of current and future systems. The industry will greatly benefit as the developed standards gain greater traction in the marketplace. The Committee is currently working on education efforts for the Conexxus NAXML Standard, as well as a cost savings analysis tool that details the financial benefits of adopting electronic data exchange.
Portions of the Conexxus-NAXML Standard developed by these working groups have been implemented by several of the major CPG companies, state lottery authorities and oil companies/petroleum marketers. There are benefits to be gained by both suppliers and retailers when these standards are implemented and companies start "Doing Business Electronically."
Active Working Groups:
EB2B Business Metrics
The Committee Chair is Alvin Fortson with Impact 21.
The Vice Chair is Daniel Gaddy with Kwik Chek.