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How New Supply Chain Alerts Help You Tackle Issues Anywhere, Anytime

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Feb 21, 2017

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, supplier compliance

Essential Omni-Channel Tips You Should Be Using In 2017

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Feb 14, 2017

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Topics: EDI, B2B integration, omni-channel EDI

What’s on Your Dashboard? Real-Time EDI Data is Key to Proactive Supply Chain Management

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Jan 25, 2017

 

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Topics: EDI, supply chain, B2B integration, cloud EDI

To Keep Pace, Manufacturers Turn to 3PLs that Integrate Two Key Technologies [Free eBook]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Jan 10, 2017

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, cloud EDI

Annual Evaluation of Supply Chain Efficiency Needs to Include the EDI Provider

Posted by Steve Scala on Mon, Dec 19, 2016

EDI technologies are a core component in delivering supply chain efficiency for retailers.  EDI providers often work with retailers to get on the “preferred referral list” such that the get recommended by retailers to suppliers looking for an EDI solution.   Clearly, the supplier is going to evaluate the recommended EDI provider. 

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Topics: EDI, B2B integration

Post Election Game Plan: How to Prepare Your Supply Chain for Everything that May Change

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Nov 30, 2016

 

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, cloud EDI

Supply Chain in Reverse: When a Product Recall Hits, Transparency is Critical

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Nov 16, 2016

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Topics: B2B integration, cloud EDI

Supply Chain Lessons from the Holiday Rush: Things That Make You Say Never Again

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Nov 02, 2016

Monster masks, superhero costumes, and giant candy bags across the aisle from turkeys, Santa hats and candy canes. Right now, this is a common scene in many stores, which often elicits the comment from shoppers, “It starts earlier every year.” But as someone who works in supply chain management, I just smile to myself when I hear these statements, because they have no idea how early it really starts. For anyone working in retail, as you know, planning for the holidays started several months ago - from analyzing customer purchasing behavior to making projections for the hottest products, increasing production on popular items, and incorporating redundancies into transportation networks to ensure on time delivery.

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, cloud EDI

4 Supply Chain Trends that Should Be on Your Radar Now

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Oct 18, 2016

 

Running an efficient supply chain in a market driven by ecommerce and higher customer expectations requires sharing information in real time to speed up transactions, making accurate business decisions, and improving planning to ensure customers have access to the products they want, when they want them. But seamless collaboration between suppliers and retailers is challenging, resulting in higher costs and issues in meeting customer demands.

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Topics: EDI, supply chain, B2B integration

Post Merger Integration: Getting the ROI from the Deal

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Sep 28, 2016

Global mergers & acquisitions reached record levels in 2015. And with more than 21,000 deals announced through the second quarter of this year, M&A continues to play a key role for companies’ growth and expansion. As companies focus on acquisitions that help them extend into new markets, and add customers, products and technologies, due diligence and regulatory approvals are all critically important. But once the deal is done, the biggest challenge often lies in merging two distinct businesses. Post-merger implementation is where the rubber meets the road, particularly within the supply chain.

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