August 7, 2020
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Tyler Anderson

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

July 16, 2020
Tyler Anderson

For decades, EDI has been used by organizations to effectively exchange documents with their customers and supply chain partners. After all, it’s quicker and less risky than sending your documents through the mail or by less structured electronic methods. EDI is integral to the worlds of manufacturing, retail, transportation, and more. Because it’s so deeply

July 1, 2020
Tyler Anderson

Since so many businesses supply products for Amazon, it’s important to keep up to date with their latest EDI updates. In their June 2020 supplier meeting, Amazon announced four new projects. These are Amazon EDI monitoring and Operational Analytics (OA), Vendor Central shipments experience, Born to Run (BTR), and inbound experience benchmark. In this post,

June 22, 2020
Lynne Berg

Now more that ever, companies are realizing how valuable the EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice document is with the ever-increasing need for drop-shipping and e-commerce which requires up-to-the-minute inventory levels. An EDI 846 is the electronic version of a paper inventory update. It is used by trading partners to communicate inventory levels and availability of goods.

June 17, 2020
Tyler Anderson

Lowe’s has announced that they will begin requiring their stock trading partners to send them an X12 753 transaction. The X12 753 is the Request for Routing Instructions. In addition to requesting routing instructions, the X12 753 can provide general information about merchandise that is ready to be shipped. This change will go into effect

May 27, 2020

As demands on businesses to perform complex, labor-intensive tasks increase, it becomes even more apparent that today’s aim is to maximize their automation process. Technology continues to evolve and with the success of “cloud” computing, the evolution of automation is important to understand. Here are seven key advantages for process automation: Quality and Consistency Delivering

May 1, 2020

A Purchase Order Transaction Set (850) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment is for trading partners to order goods or services. It provides customary and established business and industry practices relative to the placement of purchase orders and often includes information generally found on a paper purchase order such