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

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