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EDIFACT

April 16, 2019

When you’re in charge of a business, it’s always important to reliably exchange documents with other organizations. There are a variety of ways to go about doing this. For example, as your business grows, you might start to hear about something called EDI. Perhaps one of your trading partners needs you to set up EDI

February 26, 2019

Electronic invoicing, or e-invoicing, is a form of electronic billing used by customers and their suppliers. Creating invoices the traditional way is an extensive paper-based process and manually intensive. It’s prone to human error which can result in increased costs and prolong processing. Many companies already do some Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) along the supply

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

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

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

April 3, 2014

The cost of transport will rise more than inflation as transporters pass along the new, much higher cost of trucks and fuel.  This cost is driven by their requirement to meet more stringent environmental restrictions to reduce global warming.  The high cost of new trucks may also drive some carriers out of business, again raising