Seven & i Holdings, the Japanese retail corporation that owns the 7-Eleven convenience store chain, announced at the beginning of August that they have purchased Speedway, the convenience store chain previously owned by Marathon Petroleum Corporation. The $21 billion purchase is the largest in Seven $ i’s history. With this acquisition, Seven & i will take over the nearly 4,000 Speedway stores across the United States. This in addition to the nearly 9,800 stores they already own in the United States and Canada.

Does your organization do business with Speedway? If so, it’s important to be consider how this change will affect your operations moving forward. As always, effective, reliable, fast, secure, and economical EDI is essential to business success. With this acquisition, there are likely to be changes to EDI specifications, data requirements, and communication protocols.

As your company navigates EDI changes like this one, it’s important to have an expert you can count on. This is where Data Communication Solutions (DCS) comes in. Over the past three decades, we’ve helped hundreds of customers in a variety of industries find EDI solutions to fit their business’ needs. We have done many EDI solutions with 7-11. Our EDI services include development, managed services, support, and training. To learn about how DCS can help your organization get the most out of EDI, contact us today!