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Peter Edlund

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From Shark Tank to Walmart: Tackling the Supply Chain Challenges of Getting a Product to Market

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Getting a big box retailer to sell your product can be a huge achievement. It can grow the business and put the brand on a national stage. But once the store accepts the product, the hard part isn’t over. In fact it has just begun. The organization needs to communicate with the retailer and get your products packaged correctly and delivered on time - to the store, warehouse or end consumer - to avoid costly penalties.

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Topics: B2B integration, cloud EDI

Essential Tips to Test Vendor EDI Compliance Without Disrupting Your Workflow

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Mar 15, 2017

If change is the new reality in today’s competitive marketplace, what does that mean in practice? First, it depends on the type of change. Changes can be large - such as upgrading an ERP or warehouse management system - or smaller, including onboarding new vendors, or enhancing shipping procedures. 

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Topics: B2B integration, cloud EDI, B2B compliance, edi compliance

Study Uncovers Benefits of EDI and B2B Integration To Improve Supply Chain Efficiencies [Infographic]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Research released from The University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute uncovers the evolution of EDI technology, B2B integration, including supply chain trends, issues and challenges expected in the digital era.

The survey of over 200 organizations from a wide range of industries asked respondents to weigh in on such issues as inventory visibility, supply chain costs, new ERP integration, responsiveness to customer demands, and more.  

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Topics: B2B integration, cloud EDI

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

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

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