EDI is the Foundation of Inventor and Retailer Connections

Dorie StahlerBlog, Compliance, Direct-to-Consumer, Drop Ship, Drop Ship Provider, Drop Ship to Consumer, Inventors, News

Once a new product has brought them together, what do retailers and inventors need for a smooth and profitable relationship? For you, your first experience in the big retail world is usually as part of a retailer “drop ship” (direct-to-consumer) program. Your retailer often evaluates your product’s sales success and your supplier performance to determine market and fulfillment expansion options. One vital tool for order management execution:  the right EDI provider. High volume drop shipping capabilities. Direct-to-consumer shipping powers online … Read More

Integrated EDI: When Built Right, a Powerful Compliance Tool

Dorie StahlerBlog, Compliance, Integration

Integration EDI Compliance

More and more, suppliers want to understand how integration of EDI with inventory, accounting, shipping, back office, ERP, and/or warehouse management can improve their internal performance and increase their value to the trading partner. As you consider integrated EDI options, especially for order management, make sure your provider’s EDI integration doesn’t compromise trading partner compliance while connecting data-sharing aspects of your business. Automated compliance checks. Each retailer’s specific trading rules should be programmed into the EDI application to ensure compliance … Read More

Five Ways your EDI Solution Should be Saving You Time

Dorie StahlerBlog, Compliance, Customer Support, News

By Carol Weidner, CEO, eZCom Software. The innovators who first created EDI intended it as a useful tool to streamline and simplify trading relationships.  For many, however—especially for suppliers entering the space—EDI requirements have added a layer of complexity and time investment that has produced the opposite effect.  Efficient, supplier-oriented solutions do exist that not only preserve your bottom line, but contribute to it. Often the EDI testing companies your retailers partner with are not the right fit as your … Read More