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Case Studies

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

January 20, 2017

The Business Need AngioDynamics is a New York based company that manufactures medical devices. They wanted to enter the Canada market for their industry. However, rather than spending the time and money to create their own warehouse, they opted to work with a 3rd party warehouse (UPS). AngioDynamics uses Oracle ERP, which doesn’t support 3rd

November 16, 2016

The Business Need Best Vendors Management, Inc., based in Minneapolis, is a national leader in managing non-core services for their clients such as vending management, consolidation services, food cart management, office coffee management, and charity collection services.  Best Vendors reached out to Data Communication Solutions (DCS) to upgrade their BizLink systems.  DCS EDI Specialist Dawn

May 23, 2016

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