How Transportation EDI Can Declutter Your Day

How Transportation EDI Can Declutter Your Day

As the pace of retail quickens, so does the need to have better visibility to products and shipments in transit. This is what makes EDI and transportation a perfect match. When suppliers (aka shippers) and carriers want to know answers to the following questions, the...

Automated Data Speeds Up 3PL Warehouse Operations

Automated Data Speeds Up 3PL Warehouse Operations

Third-party logistics providers (3PLs) excel at warehouse operations. They do it fast. They do it right. They are the experts. This is the service that their customers pay for. But, does part of a 3PLs’ ability to quickly fulfill orders fall on their customer’s...

EDI Software for the Undecided

EDI Software for the Undecided

Whether you’re new to EDI software or a veteran, choosing the right solution is a big decision. Perhaps you’re asking, “what should I look for in EDI software?” or “what’s involved with a new EDI software implementation?” Let’s explore some fundamental questions about...

3PL Study Finds Accurate Data Key to Order Accuracy

3PL Study Finds Accurate Data Key to Order Accuracy

The saying “garbage in, garbage out” certainly applies to the retail supply chain. Wherever incomplete or errant data is found, so are mistakes, delays and additional costs. In April 2020, SPS surveyed nearly 200 third-party providers (3PLs) about data. The responses...

Managing Drop-Ship Returns with the EDI 180

Managing Drop-Ship Returns with the EDI 180

The reverse logistics process has typically been an afterthought in the retail supply chain, until now. In the past 18 months, the number of drop-ship orders has skyrocketed. As more than 25 percent of drop-ship orders are returned, establishing an efficient returns...

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