How to avoid manual data entry with EDI

This article discusses how to determine the best time to move from a manual web-based fulfilment platform to an integrated EDI solution for automated transacting. The ‘documents’ we discuss are orders, invoices, shipping notifications and so on – check out our EDIFACT...
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Automated fulfilment EDI in a nutshell

I always found the terminology of those ‘XYZ for Dummies’ to be mildly cynical so I won’t use that lingo, even though it fits!  I recently had a conversation, in which I was asked to ‘explain automated EDI like I have no idea what it is,’ and...
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You might already be drop shipping

Recently, a retail customer of ours expressed an interest in drop shipping and having their vendors ship e-commerce orders on their behalf. They wanted to make sure the vendors were capable of it, because they had heard about how they should be able to do this to...
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Support your retail strategy with intelligent sourcing

The process of delivering goods to a store or a person sounds easy enough—an order is placed, then the items are shipped to where they are needed. Seems simple enough, but the reality of order management in the digital retail era is an entirely different story. For...
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Clean data for better decision making

A few weeks ago, we wrote a post about how the most strategic, profitable decisions are made with real data and analytics, not anecdotes, assumptions or gut feelings. Now we’d like to take a bit of time to discuss the quality and cleanliness of the data you use to...
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