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Case Studies

December 11, 2018

The Business Need Atlantic Natural Foods is a North Carolina-based producer of plant-based proteins. They first contacted Data Communication Solutions (DCS) for help with EDI mapping in Cadacus for Syspro. Ultimately, however, they chose to move all of their servers. DCS was tasked with moving Atlantic Natural Foods’ communication software, Lexicom, including all of its

January 18, 2018

The Business Need Wholesome Sweeteners is a Texas-based producer of sugars, molasses, syrups, stevia, and honey. They had customers who were requesting EDI transactions including purchase orders, invoices, and advance ship notices. They turned to Data Communication Solutions (DCS) for help in setting up BizLink™ EDI to automate their order processes. Specifically, they needed help

November 1, 2017

Business Need Indiana Automotive Fasteners, Inc. is a company headquartered in Greenfield, Indiana that produces fasteners for the automotive industry. They were unable to communicate with key customers in Mexico and Europe, including Volkswagen, Tesla, Honda, and Toyota. This put a strain on Indiana Automotive’s business as they were unable to deliver their products, resulting

September 22, 2017

The Business Need Carling Technologies is an international manufacturer whose products include switches, controls, and circuit breakers. They needed to automate their order processes in their United Kingdom office and create new EDIFACT maps. They were overwhelmed with the amount of manual work they faced, resulting in discrepancies and other issues. In order to streamline

March 24, 2017

The Business Need United Refrigeration Inc. (URI) is a distributor of refrigeration, air conditioning, and heating parts and equipment. They needed basic training on the fundamentals of EDI as a prerequisite for training on how to use their EDI and ERP systems. URI reached out to Data Communication Solutions (DCS) for help. DCS EDI Specialist Jasper Abeyta took on

March 7, 2017

The Business Need Kimber Manufacturing, Inc. is a New York-based manufacturing company. One of their trading partners is Cabela’s. Kimber needed help with processing 852 Data Activity for VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory). A customer of Data Communication Solutions (DCS) since 2013, Kimber turned to us for assistance. DCS EDI specialist Beth Moyer handled the project.

March 3, 2017

When it comes to the electronic exchange of data (EDI), security is always an important factor. The secure transmission of data is enabled by SSL, which provides encryption and authentication. The algorithm used by most SSL certificates, SHA, has recently transitioned from one version to another. Data Communication Solutions (DCS) recently helped a client get

March 1, 2017

Data Communication Solutions (DCS) recently assisted a U.S. pet toy manufacturer as they upgraded their ERP system. Our work was to identify what in the new output didn’t match their old output and identify what that value difference represented. Over the course of this project, an issue came up regarding UCC-128 barcode labels. In this