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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

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 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

5 Proven Steps to Reduce Costs & Increase Revenue with Buyers

Posted by Peter Edlund on Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Suppliers: you want the capability to take on larger orders and more buyers. But how do you scale your business while juggling the tasks of keeping products in stock, and complying with your customers variable business rules? Every year, buyer’s rules become more demanding and the penalties become more severe.

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Topics: EDI, supply chain, B2B integration, supplier, buyers

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

Enabling the Long Tail within the Supply Chain

Posted by Daniel Ford on Thu, May 14, 2015

With thirty plus years of EDI now behind us, there is both good and bad news on the state of EDI programs within most corporations.   

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Topics: DiCentral, supply chain, long tail

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