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Dropship Essentials For Retailers: How to Ensure Timely and Accurate Direct-to-Consumer Fulfillment

Posted by Yehuda Cagen on Tue, Sep 12, 2017

Customers now have the expectation that they can receive an item quickly for any website – in many cases faster than shopping at a brick-and-mortar store.

Retail e-commerce is a $220 billion dollar market and is expected to grow by as much as 17 percent each year.

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Topics: EDI integration, dropship

Add Trading Partners Without Growing Pains Through EDI Best Practices

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Aug 22, 2017

Today’s suppliers must be adept to master B2B e-commerce in addition to juggling standard bulk fulfillment. They must be nimble, ship orders accurately and comply with technological and process requirements from multiple retailers.

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Topics: EDI, EDI best practices, B2B compliance, edi compliance

Shift or Reverse?  Lessons from the Last 60 Days in Retail [Webinar]

Posted by Yehuda Cagen on Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Over the last few years, we've witnessed a significant shift in the retail landscape. From mall staples shuttering their doors, to brand divestiture and IPOs going south.

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How to Transition from Bulk Fulfillment to Direct-to-Consumer Orders [+ EDI Essentials for Integrating a 3PL]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Aug 09, 2017

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Topics: EDI, 3pl, third party logistics, dropship

25-Point EDI Checklist to Optimize Your Supply Chain For the Holidays [Infographic]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Jul 25, 2017

If you work in supply chain management, you know that planning for the holidays doesn't happen during the "Holiday Season" - it starts many months earlier. 

The holiday season pushes everyone’s supply chain management to the max. Therefore it’s time to take a hard look at what’s working and what’s not in order to make the necessary adjustments for this year's holiday rush.

To help you perform your own holiday season assessment, here are two 25-Point checklists - one each for retailers and suppliers - to optimize your supply chain for the holidays. 

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

Five Common EDI Challenges and How To Overcome Them

Posted by Yehuda Cagen on Wed, Jul 12, 2017


EDI is an essential ingredient for successful supply chain management. It allows companies to handle business transactions with any trading partner using a standardized electronic format and makes many once onerous processes easier. However, there are challenges to making the most of EDI, particularly if you are expanding your capabilities or in high-growth mode.

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Topics: EDI, ERP integration, EDI best practices, B2B compliance

Death, Taxes...Amazon? Using EDI to Combat Today's New Retail Reality

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Jun 28, 2017

Roughly a week ago, Amazon announced plans to acquire Whole Foods in a blockbuster deal worth a whopping $13.7 billion. While the deal undoubtedly excited shareholders of those companies, competing grocery chains took a hit at the stock market.

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Topics: EDI, B2B integration, EDI integration, drop ship

From EDI to Drop Ship. How to Stay Up-to-Date With Market Demands [New Supply Chain Research]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Jun 07, 2017

LeeAnn Taylor of Vibram and Nelson Yan of The Marklyn Group share insights on EDI integration and ERP implementation from a study in which they recently participated.

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Topics: EDI, B2B integration, EDI integration, drop ship

How an ERP Implementation Can Get You Fired (And What You Can Do  About it!)

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, May 17, 2017

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Topics: B2B integration, EDI integration, ERP integration

Is The Role of EDI Manager Dead?

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Apr 26, 2017

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Topics: B2B integration, cloud EDI, edi manager

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