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

What is a Retailer Vendor Guide?

Dorie StahlerBlog, Chargebacks, Compliance, News

Each retailer has their own Vendor Guide which completely lists their trading partner rules. Essentially, if you, the vendor, want to sell your goods to the retailer, you must follow their guidelines for everything. A buyer is interested in your product? Welcome to their playground and their rules. #1:  Get your vendor # or supplier #. This assigned number from your retailer sets your relationship in motion. Once you have a vendor #, you’ve officially changed from a unique company … Read More

Take Charge of Chargebacks Through Streamlined EDI

Dorie StahlerBlog, Chargebacks, Compliance, Customer Support, News

Take Charge of Chargebacks eZCom Software Lingo

Avoiding retailer chargebacks is imperative for maintaining profit margins and a good relationship with your retailer. While it may seem that the retailer is punitive, establishing a connection with your retailer based on compliance and making their processes efficient and accurate can nurture the business relationship. One simple way to avoid chargebacks is to use an EDI service provider that incorporates multiple error-checking features.  Not only is the EDI process streamlined, but you’ll stay in compliance with the retailer’s EDI … 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

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

Zipzicle: Housewares Inventor Discovers that EDI can be easy, fast, and error-free

Dorie StahlerInventors, News, Success Stories

Soon after starting her company Zipzicle, inventor and owner Shawna Palmer realized her company was going to need EDI. However, Shawna believed that EDI was nothing more than a necessary evil. But when Shawna heard eZCom give a webinar for Inventorz Network, she knew she had found the EDI solution for her company. Once her account was up and running, Shawna found Lingo to minimize her order processing time and eliminate the amount of stress she previously had for 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

Staff Spotlight: Stas Nazarenko, Support Specialist

Dorie StahlerAbout eZCom, News

Stas Nazarenko’s calm demeanor and technical background help diffuse a supplier’s stress while resolving their EDI problems. His background in IT, appreciation for a manufacturer’s business needs and sense of humor keep the calls both light and productive, making Stas an oft-requested and much appreciated member of the eZCom support team. Q: What do you enjoy most about your job? I really enjoy working with all the people who work at eZCom. Specifically, the EDI support group is full of … Read More