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Industry leading Manufacturer of Coasters - Thirstystone

Integrating EDI for Microsoft Dynamics GP introduces a new level of business and employee productivity, and simplifies an ERP upgrade.

Thirstystone is best known for its line of coasters, made of 100% natural sandstone, which are all printed and packaged in the USA. In recent years, the company has expanded its product lines to include new items from a range of substrates, including wood and bamboo, glass and slate, and other natural stones.

Business Problems:

  • Declining employee productivity due to the manual intervention required
  • Escalating chargebacks as a result of delays in ASN processing
  • Lack of automation was a bottleneck for efficiency and growth
  • Inaccessible, unsatisfactory EDI technical support

Problems solved with Vantage Point EDI:

  • Trading partners are set up quickly without Dynamics GP customizations
  • Data transmissions to partners are accurate and timely  
  • Elimination of reliance on manual intervention
  • Proactive acknowledgment of issues before they become processes

Data Masons Partner:


  • Realized full Return on Investment (ROI) in just 18 months
  • Ease of EDI integration and daily use in supporting business operations
  • Increased accuracy and speed of EDI communications
  • Flexible service level options to manage EDI mapping and compliance
  • Accessible, predictable technical support from EDI and ERP professionals
  • Simplified ERP upgrades with Vantage Point EDI's unique integration approach


Case Study


Dependant on their aging EDI system, Thirstystone was experiencing increased EDI related expenses, reduced employee productivity and a slow down in cash flow. The decision to integrate Vantage Point EDI with Dynamics GP allowed them to experience full ROI in just 18 months, while also completing the project under budget.
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