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3 Steps to Making Sure Your Supply Chain Isn’t Leaking Revenue

Posted by Peter Edlund on Mon, May 23, 2016

The goal of any business owner is to grow: grow their client base, their operations, and, subsequently, their profit margins. Leaders of the world’s most successful companies seek both insight into their organization’s supply chain operations and foresight into future trends in EDI and B2B Integration. Before you can improve your supply chain processes, you need a clear picture of how well you’re collaborating with other members of your supply chain.

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, EDI integration, B2B managed services, Supply Chain Evaluation, Self Evaluation

B2Bi 2020 - Five EDI Trends Guiding the Future of B2Bi and Enterprise Resource Planning

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, May 10, 2016

In previous blog posts, we have addressed the evolution of EDI and its 50-year history. (EDI Enters its 4th Age: the Managed Services Age Part 1 and EDI Enters its 4th Age: the Managed Services Age Part 2).

EDI (electronic data interchange) and B2Bi (business to business Integration) are complex data collaboration standards that move information between thousands of channels, generating millions of data points that require consistent, proactive monitoring, and maintenance.

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Topics: supply chain, B2B integration, EDI integration, ERP integration, B2B managed services, supply chain collaboration, omni-channel EDI

Fact vs. Myth: EDI

Posted by Daniel Ford on Tue, Feb 16, 2016

There are a lot of misconceptions floating around when it comes to EDI and supply chain processes. Some of these misconceptions are harmless enough, but others…well, it’s time to set the record straight on a few widely held myths. Chances are, you’re familiar with many—if not all—of the following untruths, and you’ve probably even heard decision makers in your organization cite them. The first one we’ll start with is a personal favorite, and needs to be exposed for the falsehood that it is:

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Topics: EDI, EDI integration, vendor compliance, ERP integration, chargebacks, fact vs. myth

7-Step Checklist for SAP B2B “Ecosystem” Integration

Posted by Daniel Ford on Thu, Feb 04, 2016


Regardless of whether you are an existing SAP client or thinking about becoming one, at some point your ERP system is going to need data from your “ecosystem” in order to perform its functions. Your ecosystem is the collection of companies that you depend on to operate your company. This includes your banking relationships, your logistics vendors, your customers and your suppliers. It can even include the government.

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, EDI integration, managed services, SAP B1, B2B managed services, SAP HANA

EDI Enters its 4th Age: the Managed Services Age — Part 2

Posted by Daniel Ford on Tue, Feb 02, 2016

The following is part two of a two-part series, "EDI Enters its Fourth Age: the Managed Services Age." To read part one of the series, click here.

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, EDI integration, managed services, Four ages of EDI, managed services age

EDI Enters its 4th Age: the Managed Services Age — Part 1

Posted by Daniel Ford on Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is now over 50 years old and it has become the predominate international mechanism for how companies formally convey business and financial information among customers and suppliers. The standards and technologies used to implement EDI have evolved during this time and there have been three distinct Ages in the evolution of inter-enterprise communications:  

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, EDI integration, managed services, value-added network, pioneer age, Four ages of EDI, internet age

NAV Directions 2015 Begins Next Week, & DiCentral is Presenting!

Posted by Daniel Ford on Wed, Oct 21, 2015

NAV Directions 2015 takes place next week in Orlando, and DiCentral is presenting! Be sure to make time on Tuesday, October 27th for "Challenges and Best Practices with Using EDI with Microsoft Dynamics NAV"! Visit navdirections.com to find out more about the year's premier Miscrosoft Dynamics event.

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, EDI integration, NAV Directions

DiCentral Presenting at NAV Directions 2015

Posted by Daniel Ford on Mon, Oct 12, 2015

Eric Lambiase, senior director of global channels for DiCentral, will be speaking alongside Peter Dalfen, DiCentral's Microsoft Dynamics NAV channel manager, at NAV Directions 2015 on Tuesday, October 27 at 11:15 a.m. in room Grand Cypress B at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. The two experts will deliver a presentation titled "Challenges and Best Practices with Using EDI with Microsoft Dynamics NAV." The presentation will highlight the ease of use of Microsoft Dynamics and compatibility of Microsoft Dynamics and EDI integration solutions.

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, EDI integration, NAV Directions

See Us at Oracle OpenWorld 2014 9/28/14-10/2/14

Posted by carrie murphey on Sat, Sep 27, 2014

The Oracle OpenWorld kicks off tomorrow in San Francisco and DiCentral will be there!  Come to our booth #3354 and give our Oracle integration experts the opportunity to learn about your supply chain initiatives and any EDI integration needs you may have.  We will be presenting demonstrations on our latest solutions for EDI integration with Oracle E-Business Suite and giving away cool prizes, including a GroPro Hero 3 camera and a Jawbone JAMBOX!

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Topics: EDI, EDI integration, Oracle, OpenWorld, conferance

DiCentral Presenting At NAV Directions 2014

Posted by carrie murphey on Fri, Sep 12, 2014

EDI leader speaking at the only channel-driven event focused 100% on Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Houston, TX, September 12, 2014 - DiCentral, the leading innovator in supply chain management solutions and B2B integration, today announced that Eric Lambiase, Senior Director of Global OEM Channels for DiCentral, and Anthony Isabella, BTM, Channel Manager, will be speaking at Microsoft's NAV Directions Conference on Sunday, September 14 at 4:30 p.m. Mr. Lambiase and Mr. Isabella will be delivering their presentation titled "Advanced EDI for Microsoft Dynamics NAV."

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Topics: DiCentral, EDI, Microsoft Dynamics NAV, B2B integration, EDI integration, EDI software, Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft NAV, Integration, Microsoft, retail EDI, Dynamics GP, Microsoft Channel, DiCentral.com, Microsoft NAV 2014

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