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ERP and EDI integration make for better everything

third-Party-integration1In today’s technologically advanced world, businesses enjoy great benefits from implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). ERP solutions offer the ability to manage an entity’s various operations such as finances, supply chain and inventory, for example.

Dropshipping and Drones – Today vs. Tomorrow

amazon-drone-deliveryThe only drone developments that directly impact dropshipping in the USA  today are Amazon and Google  testing drones developed for delivering goods to customers.

Supply chain visibility is key to success

Enhance-visibilitySupply chain visibility is of paramount importance to all the players who rely on it, says Ken Jones, director of Executive Education at Western Michigan University’s Center for Integrated Supply Management and an instructor on supply chain matters.

Case study: Thirstystone

Thirstystone, best known for its line of 100% natural sandstone coasters, was running Microsoft Dynamics GP and needed a new integrated EDI solution to replace an aging solution that was labor intensive and inaccurate, resulting in extensive chargebacks.

Difference Between Outsourcing and Managed Services

outsource managed servicesAs Supply Chain Management (SCM) grows, so does the electronic commerce interface that is required. After all, you cannot run Supply Chain Control Tower unless all the pieces of the puzzle are present. Let's discuss specifically suppliers.

The Perfect Metric? Take A Closer Look

perfectIn a business environment that’s ever-increasingly dependent on and driven by metrics, the perfect order seems like, well, a perfect metric. R. Wang of Constellation Research originally conceived and developed the perfect order as a as a tool for retailers to monitor supplier performance.

Solidify Your Order to Cash with ERP/EDI Integration

order to cashSupply Chain Management's biggest contribution to the corporaton's bottom line is to improve the order to cash process. It is so important that order to cash improvement should be the first line in SCM's mission statement.

Executive brief: EDI Made Simple® - A New Approach

This paper will present a clear, simple path to successful implementation of a highly productive and profitable EDI initiative in your company. If you're about to bring EDI into your processes, this brief will help you avoid the potential pitfalls encountered when approaching it without this guidance. If you’ve attempted to implement EDI already, you’ll likely recognize at least some of the problems we describe, and gain from our explanations on how to avoid them.

Omnichannel Marketing, Visibility, and the Perfect Order

omnichannel retailOne of the biggest business changes wrought by the rise of the Internet is omnichannel retailing – the ability for consumers to make purchases at any time in any place, and then have the product directly delivered to any address in the world.

What EDI Service Providers Know That You Don't

secrets-of-strengthThere are so many little secrets. Frankly, I think there are things the Providers don’t know that only their VAN knows.

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