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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting an eCommerce EDI Solution: Infographic

February 10, 2016 @ 10:02 AM
By Heather Robinson

When a company is about to embark on an EDI project, whether it’s to implement a new EDI solution or improving an existing one, the effort can be riddled with complex and expensive errors. Get a quick snapshot of the most common EDI mistakes in this infographic and read the full executive brief for an in-depth discussion on how these mistakes can impact your business.

 

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Choosing an EDI Solution - Build or Buy? How to tell which solution is best for you

February 8, 2016 @ 12:02 PM
By Molly Kelly

Choosing an EDI software solution for your company is a serious undertaking. The right choice results in a smooth and painless process with strong positive ROI. The wrong choice can have detrimental effects for years with poor ROI and ongoing operational and support issues. One key question we often hear is “Should we build it or buy it?”.

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EDI = Money in the Bank for Major Display Manufacturer

January 26, 2016 @ 10:01 AM
By Glenn McPeak

When The Marco Group’s EDI solution reached 13 years of age, the company knew it would be unable to survive the terrible teens with such an outdated system. "Band-aids" and patches had supported the company throughout the years, but at age 13, the system had stopped working and The Marco Group saw its accounts receivables back up into the millions.

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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Selecting an EDI eCommerce Solution

January 12, 2016 @ 8:01 AM
By Glenn McPeak

Selecting the right EDI eCommerce solution for your business can be riddled with complex and expensive errors if you don't know which key mistakes to avoid. 

Nothing can make an EDI project go off the rails faster than choosing a solution and vendor based on assumptions, rather than properly researching the solution and clearly understanding your company's needs now and in the future. 

Whether your EDI project is implementing a new EDI solution or it's to improve upon an existing one, your project will be more successful if you understand the biggest pitfalls and how to avoid them.  

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV Customer Mitchell Fabrics Finds a Single-Source Provider for Everything EDI

December 15, 2015 @ 9:12 AM
By Heather Robinson

To embed or not to embed EDI within Microsoft Dynamics NAV?  This is one of the biggest questions Mitchell Fabrics had as they began the evaluation process to find an EDI provider that could do it all - meet their unique industry requirements, avoid ERP customizations and control costs. 

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Two Thumbs Up to Simplicity – One from Microsoft, One from Us

November 25, 2015 @ 5:11 AM
By Dennis Bruce

It’s no secret that we like simple. So it’s no wonder that we’re excited about last week’s announcement around the next release of Microsoft Dynamics AX. From the transformation of a more simplified brand (dropping versions and years from the name) to the simple and more transparent subscription pricing model, we’re looking forward to continuing our support of Microsoft’s development and delivery strategies with our own EDI Made Simple® approach.

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10 EDI Best Practices: Integrating Your Supply Chain with Dynamics - Infographic

November 13, 2015 @ 13:11 PM
By Heather Robinson

Missed the 10 Best Practices webinar? Get the highlights in this infographic and watch the recorded webinar.

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Multi-Language EDI Support, Por Favor!

November 11, 2015 @ 9:11 AM
By Dennis Bruce

EDI has solved many problems that were inherent in paper-based transaction processing – time delays, labor costs, accuracy, information accessibility – and it has also introduced opportunities that make business globalization viable. Backed by the right EDI solution, today’s company can exchange data accurately and timely no matter the location, preferred language or transaction requirements of their customers and suppliers.

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Day One EDI Integration with the Latest ERP Releases - Why it Should Matter to You

October 23, 2015 @ 10:10 AM
By Dennis Bruce

With any ERP release, the ability to integrate 3rd-party solutions from day one is critical for companies to maintain business as usual, especially those relying on EDI to execute upon their trading partner relationships. Any interruption in EDI processing can jeopardize these relationships and ultimately impact the company’s bottom line.

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Making the most of your EDI – it’s not just for customers anymore!

October 22, 2015 @ 12:10 PM
By Glenn McPeak

Today you may be leveraging EDI with your customers, but did you know it can also be used to trade with suppliers, 3rd party warehouse, carriers, etc.? Beyond customers, supplier EDI is the 2nd most requested automation for Vantage Point.  Automation of the procedure-to-pay process such as PO, PO Acknowledgments, ASNS, invoices, and payment remittance can streamline your processes as well as improve communication, accuracy with key suppliers. 

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