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

Chasing Omni-channel: Retailers can Make the Dream a Reality

Dorie StahlerBlog, News, Omni-channel

Specific tactics can facilitate retailers’ exchange of linear distribution models for a “buy anything, anywhere, anytime” distribution web. These include: Enable stores to borrow best practices from the Distribution Center’s playbook, and vice versa. If omni-channel fulfillment allows customers to order anything with quick turnaround from any channel, what can be borrowed? Stores with poorly organized stock and inventory will benefit from warehouse tools that streamline accurate in-store picking and shipping. Options include item-level RFID tagging, radio frequency scanners, voice-directed fulfillment, and … Read More

Why Do Retailers Create and Enforce their Vendor Guide?

Dorie StahlerBlog, Chargebacks, Compliance, News

Efficiency! Their goal is improve and track the flow of merchandise as it comes from you or your warehouse to their ultimate destination:  store, distribution center, customer.  As such, the retailer’s  rules can cover a gamut of activities, supplies and vendors including (but not limited to) ticketing, labeling, packing, packaging, freight/shipping carrier, routing, EDI documents and frequency, back orders, packing lists, box type and size, carton packing, prepacks, drop ships, invoicing, returns, and, last but not least, chargebacks. Chargebacks Chargebacks … Read More

Retailer Technology Caters to Customer Shopping Trends

Dorie StahlerBlog, Drop Ship, News

Technology has brought new shopping choices and possibilities while raising consumer expectations concerning convenience and retailer options. More and more, consumers skip around multiple channels to complete their purchases. New shopping tendencies include click and collect (buy online and pick up in store) and endless aisle (purchase in store and ship to home from another store, drop ship location or distribution center). This trend of combined channel shopping raises the bar significantly for retailers and their distribution and supplier partners. For retailers, … Read More

eZCom Software Named SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award Finalist for Best Supply Chain Management Solution

Dorie StahlerAwards, Customer Support, Drop Ship, Integration, News, Press Release

LingoTM earns prestigious industry recognition For Immediate Release: eZCom PR Contact:  Llyn Wood, 201-731-1831, lwood@eZComsoftware.com SIIA Communications Contact: Allison Bostrom, 202.789.4466, abostrom@siia.net WASHINGTON (April 6, 2016) eZCom Software, a provider of supply chain software solutions, today announced that Lingo was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Supply Chain Management Solution category. Finalists represent the information industry’s best products, technologies, and services in the software, content and business technology. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the … Read More

eZCom Software Wins Third-consecutive Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Supply Chain Award

Dorie StahlerAbout eZCom, Awards, Drop Ship, News, Press Release

Green Supply Award 2015

Leading business magazine honors green/sustainable practitioners  in supply chain industry [ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY] – November 4, 2015 – eZCom Software (developer of the supply chain SaaS Electronic Data Interchange solution Lingo®) was honored with a 2015 Green Supply Chain Award by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, a foremost business publication for supply chain professionals. Now in their eighth year, the Green Supply Chain Awards recognize companies that are promoting and implementing “green” practices and solutions as a core part … Read More

Today’s Maker Movement Makes Waves in Retailing Landscape-draft

Dorie StahlerBlog, Drop Ship, Education, Inventors, Omni-channel, RVCF

As published in RVCF Link By Carol Weidner, CEO, eZCom Software These days, it pays to be creative. Especially if you’ve got a unique product idea and a pinch of entrepreneurial knack. According to many industry experts, today’s ‘makers’ may just reshape retailing’s topography. These rising inventors sit at a distinctive crossroads between technological know-how and crafty prowess. Their products—ranging from smart home appliances to robots, from out of the box baby gear to clever cookies and sassy sauces—often (but … Read More

eZCom Software—Makers of the EDI Software, Lingo™—Wins Two Stevie® Awards for Second Consecutive Year in 2015 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Dorie StahlerAwards, Customer Support, News, Press Release

eZCom Stevies Award Women in Busines 2015

Women Around the World Recognized at Recent Event in New York City ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY – November 14, 2015 – For the second year in a row, eZCom Software—makers of the streamlined, cloud-based EDI solution Lingo™ –has been honored with two awards at the 12th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The prestigious panel of business luminaries recognized eZCom’s achievements in two categories: Best New Product or Service of the Year—Business Services (for Lingo’s suite of EDI functionalities designed … Read More

eZCom Software Offers Valuable Educational Webinar: Top Tips for Drop Ship Success

Dorie StahlerDrop Ship, Education, Video

More and more retailers are implementing drop ship options—a process where vendors ship products directly to customers—to help them compete on a more level plane with e-tailers, provide customers with a more seamless shopping experience, and offer a wider array of products without adding inventory costs and risks. Although drop ship entails unique challenges and new compliance guidelines for suppliers, it also offers extraordinary opportunities for growth. Our recent webinar, ‘Top Tips for Drop Ship Success,’ offered suppliers information to … Read More

Staff Spotlight: John Bozza, Business Development

Dorie StahlerAbout eZCom, News

John Bozza eZCom Software

  John Bozza, eZCom Business Developer, brings a sense of humor to a learning process customers often view as intimidating and stress-inducing.  His extensive background in 3PL, logistics, supply chain, and technology helps him market, demo and implement Lingo EDI software with clarity and professionalism.  He truly appreciates the EDI functionality and requirements that manufacturers need as they grow.    Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? I’m a naturally curious person. Business Development is the perfect way … Read More