8 questions to ask yourself about your existing EDI solution

Aug 16, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Despite the considerable benefits and business opportunities provided by EDI, some companies still view it as an unavoidable overhead.

Realise the benefits of EDI with the right solutionDespite the considerable benefits and business opportunities provided by EDI, some companies still view it as an unavoidable overhead. Common frustrations range from poor customer service and the pressure placed on internal IT resources, to the inability to accurately budget due to variable and unpredictable costs. Does this sound familiar?How does your current EDI solution stack up?We've posed a number of questions that are worth considering when thinking about your cu...

Automating the process of ordering and supplying products with EDI

Jul 4, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category:

The Order-to-Cash ProcessOrdering, delivering and paying for goods is what most companies do in the run of their day-to-day business. Finding ways to automate that process, through the use of technology solutions and GS1 standards, can make it faster, more efficient and cheaper for everyone involved.Order-to-cash is the term used to describe the process where goods are:OrderedDeliveredReceivedInvoiced and paid forMany organisations, from commercial businesses to public sector and service organisations, have automated th...

How to avoid paying for EDI system updates for customer changes

Jun 30, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Large organisations often review their EDI however these changes often require suppliers to update their systems at their own cost.

Are you currently paying for changes to your EDI set up in order to meet the changing requirements of your best customers?Large organisations such as supermarkets will often review and update their EDI systems to ensure they are working as efficiently as possible. However, when these changes are implemented, they often require that each of their suppliers in turn make changes to their systems to ensure compatibility. For example, Morrisons in the UK are currently transitioning from Tradacoms to EDIFACT which is resultin...

Trade electronically with Irish Retailers quickly and easily

Jun 20, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: Using a managed service EDI solution can enable you start trading quickly and easily with major Irish and UK retailers

How using EDI can enable you to start trading quickly and easily with major Irish and UK retailersWhether you are entirely new to the world of exchanging orders and invoices electronically, or an established supplier hub, there are significant benefits in terms of time & human resource savings to be gained from outsourcing your EDI to a fully-managed service provider.As a supplier you may be under pressure to trade electronically with customers as soon as possible. This can be particularly daunting if it is the first ti...

Out sourced vs onpremise EDI - What are the options?

Jun 7, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: This video from TrueCommerce explains the background and benefits of an outsourced EDI solution

TrueCommerce have recently released a new video which outlines the differences between on-premise and outsourced EDI solutions.Due to ever more limited internal financial & human resources many companies are increasingly deciding to outsource their EDI requirements to a third party provider.What does an outsourced EDI service offer?If you are new to EDI and want to understand the options that are available to you, or if you are reviewing your company's existing approach to EDI, perhaps because your IT team are increasin...

Should you outsource EDI or run it in-house?

Feb 7, 2017, by Maria Svejdar - Category: An increasing number of companies are outsourcing their EDI to a third party provider - should you?

Outsourced vs. On-premise EDIEDI is a crucial part of everyday business for many companies. They rely on it to exchange orders, invoices and other transactional messages with customers and suppliers. Using EDI eliminates many time consuming and error prone manual processes and paper-based documentation. However, many of the benefits of using EDI such as efficiency, cost reduction and visibility of all transactions, can seem like an unachievable goal for companies managing their EDI internally. It is often viewed as an e...