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May 16, 2019
DCS

Data Communication Solutions (DCS) is excited to announce that we will be attending the GS1 Connect 2019 conference. The conference gives supply chain partners the chance to connect and learn how to improve their businesses. Attendees can take advantage of educational programs, exhibits, and conference sessions. The event will take place in Denver on June

April 16, 2019
Tyler Anderson

When you’re in charge of a business, it’s always important to reliably exchange documents with other organizations. There are a variety of ways to go about doing this. For example, as your business grows, you might start to hear about something called EDI. Perhaps one of your trading partners needs you to set up EDI

March 13, 2019
Tyler Anderson

Amazon has announced a future update to No Carton Content Labeling (No CCL) chargeback rates affecting their vendors. Amazon is increasing the No CCL chargeback from $5 per carton to $15 per carton. This applies to vendors that consistently have a compliance rate of 10% or less. Vendors with a compliance rate above 10% will

March 6, 2019
Lynne Berg

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) provides many benefits to businesses; the most significant benefit is cost savings.  EDI is the electronic transmission of business documents including invoices, Advance Ship Notices (ASNs) and purchase orders between two or more organizations, eliminating the need for manual data entry. The process can be done in four easy steps using

February 26, 2019
Lynne Berg

Electronic invoicing, or e-invoicing, is a form of electronic billing used by customers and their suppliers. Creating invoices the traditional way is an extensive paper-based process and manually intensive. It’s prone to human error which can result in increased costs and prolong processing. Many companies already do some Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) along the supply

February 19, 2019
Lynne Berg

Chargebacks (often referred to as “expense-offsets) are financial penalties for non-compliance with your customer’s requirements and can ruin even a successful business. They are annoying and most of the time their fees come without warning. While it may seem like chargebacks are inevitable, there are ways that can help you stop them before they affect

February 18, 2019
Tyler Anderson

3M has announced important changes to their 850 and 860 EDI documents. These changes will impact the N1 loops and will go into effect on March 14, 2019. If your company exchanges EDI documents with 3M, it’s important to keep this date in mind and know if you need to take action. 3M has provided

February 15, 2019
DCS

New Walmart EDI vendor update discontinuing certain inboxes and addresses by February 22, 2019. Suppliers working with Walmart will need to follow new processes for communication replacing the discontinued inboxes and addresses previously used by Friday February 22, 2019. Here are all the details you need to stay compliant straight from Walmart. As of February