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January 21, 2020
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Lynne Berg

Businesses large and small can benefit from implementing Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). But there are many myths or misunderstandings regarding EDI that may keep companies from wanting to take advantage of the many benefits that EDI can bring to the table.   Myth 1: EDI is Going Away EDI has been around since the early

January 16, 2020
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Lynne Berg

Many companies were blessed in 2019 with an increase in orders as well as shipment notices, invoices, and other documents. The sales increase is great, yet the higher transaction count could shine a light on potential problems with an EDI system. With 2019 behind you, it’s the perfect time for a review of your EDI

December 17, 2019
Tyler Anderson

The Business Need LCI is a North Carolina-based manufacturer and distributor. They are one of the United States’ largest employers of people who are blind or visually impaired. LCI was having issues with their Gentran Server Windows EDI system and needed someone to troubleshoot and stabilize it. They also wanted a new system they could

November 19, 2019
Lynne Berg

Now is the time to review what still should be done as the end of the year approaches. Use our checklist to determine what you can complete before 2020. Onboarding new trading partners Ensure new EDI compliance requirements Update to your EDI software to latest version Update AS2 and SHA certificates Eliminate additional manual processes

November 7, 2019
Tyler Anderson

Mack Trucks Inc. is a Volvo-owned production facility based in Pennsylvania. Beginning on November 18, 2019, they will send the Planning Schedule with Release Capacity (X12 830) EDI transaction via a new planning system (GILM). The transaction will be sent with a new purchase order number containing a specific suffix (-XXX) for each plan location.

October 30, 2019
Tyler Anderson

When you’re setting up EDI or trying to improve the EDI you already have, it’s important to have access to people who know EDI inside and out. The process of hiring the right people can feel daunting, especially if you’re personally not an EDI expert. After all, making the wrong decision can be a costly

October 21, 2019
Tyler Anderson

In the world of EDI, there are a variety of systems companies can use to exchange documents with each other. As you set up an EDI system, you might wonder if you need to have the same software as your trading partners to do business with them. The answer to this question is no. If

October 14, 2019
DCS

Data Communication Solutions (DCS) is proud to announce that we have partnered with 1 EDI Source (recently purchased by Epicor). This allows us to offer an additional EDI translator to companies looking to add EDI. 1 EDI Source offers a full suite of innovated EDI software that can handle a variety of tasks reliably and