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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

August 28, 2017

Many companies initially implement EDI because they were being required to by a particular trading partner. After your initial EDI implementation, you more than likely started adding additional trading partners, EDI maps, etc. because you saw additional value in EDI. But, are you using it as a tool to manage your business as a strategic

June 19, 2017

In today’s competitive environment, mass merchants are managing their inventory levels more carefully. This can lead to more frequent orders. With the use of EDI, your customer relationships improve. This is because EDI can speed up the process between companies and improves the accuracy of the information exchanged. Large customers such as Amazon, Walmart, and

June 12, 2017

EDI compliance is the ability to send and receive EDI documents in the way that your trading partner requires. Each document must be exchanged with each partner in exactly the format they specify and following all of their business data rules. Maps are required to translate the EDI documents from the trading partner’s format into

June 5, 2017

A Purchase Order Transaction Set (850) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment provides customary and established business and industry practices relative to the placement of purchase orders for goods and services between companies. It often includes information generally found on a paper purchase order such as: Item, prices and