March 6, 2018

Today’s consumer demand for information and transparency has had the food supply chain shift toward more standardization, technology and lot tracking of the food origin, ingredients and other product information. With low margins, stiff competition and digital integration it puts additional strain on the food industry. Automation is the key to ensuring the food industry

March 1, 2018

With new regulations emerging all the time by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), gaining perspective on Lot Tracking is more important than ever. Traceability of food ingredients intended to be incorporated into the food chain should be established at all stages of production, processing and distribution. Using

January 26, 2017

Increased speed and productivity continues to be imperative for the supply chain and an important factor for growth within organizations.  Cross-docking is a strategy that can be implemented to achieve the competitive advantage by providing improvements in efficiency and handling times. . What is cross-docking? Cross-docking is a logistical practice of transferring materials from an

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

May 2, 2016

3M has announced that they have added the availability for their low volume customers the ability to exchange documents through EDI. Now companies exchanging documents with 3M have two choices. High volume – exchange of X12 format documents directly or after processing by an EDI VAN such as GXS’ Trade Grid. Low volume – connection

Move Your EDI System and Avoid Buying a New EDI System An Indiana Tier III vendor needed to improve performance and cap cost. Since they used Epicor’s Vantage™ the choice was easy: move to Epicor ERP 10™. They also considered moving to another EDI system, but remained with Global eXchange Services TrustedLink™ to avoid a