Setting up and maintaining a quality EDI system for your business is no small task. There are many challenges and questions you may face, including whether to hire your own full-time employee or get assistance from a third party. As with any business decision, cost is an important factor. Data Communication Solutions’ (DCS) EDI Managed
The Business Need In 2020, Data Communication Solutions began work for a baby products manufacturer. They needed help with a variety of BizManager EDI issues. These included eliminating chargebacks, proper EDI monitoring, modifications of maps for compliancy, and reporting. DCS EDI Specialist Dawn Stevens took on the project. The DCS Solution DCS took a
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.
Amazon has announced an increased cost for their Carton Content Accuracy chargeback. This refers to a payment that must be made when there is a discrepancy between the number of products received in a carton and the information that was provided in the Advance Shipment Notification (ASN). The chargeback rate will increase from $0.50 per
Carling Technologies is a Connecticut-based manufacturer of products including circuit breakers, switches, and controls. They needed help processing their Advanced Ship Notices, or ASNs for short, due to industry changes to the format. Carling turned to Data Communication Solutions (DCS) to get the job done. DCS Consultant Dawn Stevens was in charge of the project.
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
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
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
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
Chargebacks 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 your business. Being aware of potential errors will help in reducing chargebacks which can be