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Evaluating Your EDI System Performance Post-Holiday Season: A Quick Guide for Brands
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EDI X12 and EDIFACT: What’s the difference? EDI X12 and EDIFACT: What’s the difference?
EDI X12 and EDIFACT: What’s the difference?

X12 vs. EDIFACT In the world of EDI, there are two standards that facilitate the exchange of information between suppliers and trading partners: X12 and EDIFACT. Ultimately, these standards define EDI documents. The main difference is actually pretty simple: X12 is the preferred EDI standard in North America while EDIFACT is used throughout Europe and Asia. As your business expands globally, you’ll eventually hear about EDIFACT. And if you are already familiar with EDI for your company, your first question will probably be: how is EDIFACT different from X12, the EDI format used throughout North America?…

Read More February 20, 2024
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eZCom Employee Spotlight: Stas Nazarenko

At eZCom Software, our people are what make the difference. To help our community better get to know the team, we’ll be profiling an eZCom Software team member each quarter. These spotlights will highlight a little bit about what they do, how they got here and what matters to them beyond EDI. To kick off 2024, we have Stas Nazarenko, who was recently promoted to a supervisor role on our support team and is the go-to resource for our Lingo Ship Application feature…

Read More February 20, 2024
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eZCom Ranked #1 EDI Provider in G2's Winter 2024 Relationship Index

G2's Winter 2024 Relationship Index just came out and we’re thrilled to announce that eZCom ranks first among all EDI providers!…

Read More February 1, 2024
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How EDI-Powered Integrations and Automations Can Help Brands Manage Peak Volumes

For many beauty, health, wellness and apparel brands, November and December tend to see the highest volume thanks to Black Friday and the holidays. But with Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, February and May aren’t far behind. Whether they’re major or mini, these seasonal peaks can strain any organization across a range of departments – accounting, ecommerce, inventory, compliance… you name it. The keys to reducing that strain? Integration and automation. More specifically, integration and automation powered by EDI. Let’s run through some of the most common EDI integrations and automations that can help your business handle seasonal peaks…

Read More January 31, 2024
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How Brands Can Optimize Their Operations in 2024

Brick and mortar retail is dead. How many times have you heard that? We’re betting plenty. But the thing is, that statement couldn't be further from the truth. While “ecommerce sales in the third quarter of 2023 accounted for 15.6 percent of total retail sales,” 72 percent of consumers still shop in stores on a weekly basis. For every argument there is a counter argument. So what’s that tell us?…

Read More January 16, 2024
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The Future of EDI: Emerging Trends and Technologies

EDI, or electronic data interchange, may not seem like the hotbed for innovation these days, but for brands and trading partners alike, there are a number of trends and advancements worth keeping an eye on as we head into 2024…

Read More December 6, 2023
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What to Do When All of Your Legacy Systems Are Outdated

We occasionally encounter brands that have old systems. They're running on a legacy ERP. Their EDI platform is on-site instead of cloud-based. They do their accounting in spreadsheets. These old systems persist for a variety of reasons. Some will tell us that’s just how they’ve always done things. Others are hesitant to invest in upgrades even though they know they should. But the reality is this:…

Read More November 28, 2023
EDI: full-service or in-house? EDI: full-service or in-house?
EDI: full-service or in-house?

When faced with setting up electronic data interchange, or EDI – most often at the request of a future trading partner – suppliers have an immediate decision to make: handle it in-house or outsource it to a full-service provider. Here’s a quick guide to inform that decision…

Read More October 26, 2023
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G2 Fall 2023 Reports Are Live: eZCom Places 1st Across Numerous EDI Categories

It’s that time of year! The G2 Fall 2023 Reports have been released and eZcom software continues to earn top rankings…

Read More October 4, 2023