EDI on the Edge:  MTO Collaborations may be the ‘Next Big Thing’

Dorie StahlerBlog, Drop Ship, Integration, News, RVCF

MTO Made to Order

As published in RVCF Link By Carol Weidner, CEO, eZCom Software People like it how they like it.  And although this truth rings especially true with consumers, bespoke and customized items have traditionally remained the domain of the privileged few. The recent increase in both technological possibilities and consumer expectations, however, has led to the mainstreaming of ‘mass customization’—the making-to-order of everything from shoes and bicycles, to DVDs and dolls. Mass customization differs from high street hand-tailoring, or made-to-order fine … Read More

Magnanni Shoes: How a Luxury Shoe Manufacturer Found Its Footing and Met Drop Ship Demand

Dorie StahlerAbout eZCom, Drop Ship, Integration, News, Success Stories

Magnanni Shoes

With a sharp increase in online purchasing and demanding direct-to-consumer fulfillment programs, Magnanni was faced with a massive challenge: either find a way to make drop ship profitable, or lose a major source of revenue. Magnanni’s ‘e-tail’ partner, Nordstrom, recommended eZCom’s Lingo EDI software for its built-in compliance and integration features. Now, with streamlined and automated processing and very little investment, Magnanni is able to accurately and quickly fulfill a high volume of individual orders and forecasts exponential company growth … Read More

Top 5 Takeaways to Know from RVCF 2014

Dorie StahlerBlog, Drop Ship, News, RVCF

By Carol Weidner, CEO, eZCom Software. Recently, my team and I had the honor of exhibiting and speaking at the Retail Value Chain Federation’s Annual Fall Conference in Scottsdale. RVCF hosts educational forums and conducts research throughout the year, providing retailers and suppliers the opportunity to better understand each other’s needs, review performance, resolve issues and build stronger relationships. RVCF’s important efforts give trading partners opportunities to solve some of the most challenging issues of the day, in a manner … Read More

Drop Ship Driving You Nuts?

Dorie StahlerDrop Ship, News, RVCF

Never fear.  Nordstrom EDI Technical Lead Debbie Nyquist and eZCom CTO Bernie Byrne will explain how to turn challenge into opportunity at this year’s RVCF (Retail Value Chain Federation) national conference in Scottsdale, Arizona (Nov 2-5). Their presentation on drop ship best practices, ‘EDI Enabled Pathways to Streamline and Simplify Direct-to-Consumer (Drop Ship) Fulfillment,’ will take place on Tuesday November 4, 2014 from 1:30 – 2:20. Retailers and their manufacturer partners have cited the explosion of ‘drop ship,’ or direct-to-consumer … Read More