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How EDI Integrations Help Rapid Growth Companies Scale
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EDI Provider Options: What’s Best for Your Business?

You’ve just been told you need to get EDI, or electronic data interchange, set up for your business. Where do you start? With the basics: What is EDI? What are your options? Which one makes the most sense for you?…

Read More September 5, 2023
How to Manage Multiple Warehouses How to Manage Multiple Warehouses
How to Manage Multiple Warehouses

With an ever changing retail landscape, shopping patterns shift and inventory maintenance becomes challenging. For suppliers, this creates the need for multiple warehouses…

Read More August 15, 2023
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It’s July and that Means it’s Time to Start Thinking About the Holiday Season

The 2023 holiday season is roughly four months away. That means it’s the perfect time for suppliers and trading partners to identify new ideas and strategies that can potentially improve efficiencies and boost that holiday season bottom line. Here are a few to consider…

Read More July 26, 2023
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Four Important Things to Know About GS1-128 Labels

Labels are more than just sticky notes with addresses on them. Their accuracy is key not only for ensuring shipments get to where they need to go but also towards building strong trading partner relationships. Labels - specifically GS1-128 labels - can be tough to get excited about, but there are four things every supplier needs to know about them…

Read More July 17, 2023
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How to Get the Most Out of Your EDI-WMS Integration with Lingo and Whiplash

An electronic data interchange (EDI) system powers the communication of business transactions between suppliers and trading partners. A warehouse management system (WMS) helps companies manage all aspects of the warehouse — from the moment goods arrive to the moment they depart. When these two systems are integrated, good things happen. Here’s how to get the most out of your EDI-WMS integration…

Read More June 28, 2023
An Introduction to EDI An Introduction to EDI
An Introduction to EDI

Electronic data interchange (EDI) is the electronic communication of business transactions such as purchase orders, confirmations, invoices and shipping updates between suppliers and trading partners. Once handled by old school paper documents and faxing, EDI now happens electronically through cloud-based software…

Read More June 9, 2023
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How Virtual Stores, AR and Large Language Models are Changing Online Shopping

Online shopping is having a moment. Much like when the iPhone came on the scene, the eCommerce world is undergoing massive changes. Three of those changes that brands need to pay attention to? Virtual stores, augmented reality and large language models…

Read More June 8, 2023
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How Section 204(d) of the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act Will Impact the Grocery and Food Service Industries

The following post is a contribution from Shane Morris, Business Development Director at GS1 US, a not-for-profit information standards organization that collaborates with business and industry to encourage the adoption and use of GS1 Standards-based solutions that can help improve business processes. In November 2022, the FDA published legislation which implements Section 204(d) of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is often referred to as FSMA 204, or the Final Rule, and it requires companies to keep additional records for designated foods to protect public health…

Read More June 6, 2023
Should I use an API for EDI? Should I use an API for EDI?
Should I use an API for EDI?

Too often, discussions surrounding EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) and APIs (Application Programming Interface) are framed as a fierce B2B technology debate. It's a false choice. As a user of technology, you're not stuck choosing one solution over the other, and in today's world of B2B data exchange, it's unlikely you can abandon EDI just because you have an API. The real question to consider is: should I use an API for EDI?…

Read More May 30, 2023
Guide to Choosing the Right 3PL Provider Guide to Choosing the Right 3PL Provider
Guide to Choosing the Right 3PL Provider

As brands grow and increase their retail footprint, shipping ever-increasing quantities presents real challenges. It’s not long before the space in the garage doesn’t cut it, or the time demanded of staff becomes overwhelming. For most brands, this is when it’s time to consider a warehouse and fulfillment specialist. It’s an important, valuable step. But choosing the right 3PL provider requires thought, research, and a careful review of specific needs. Here's our Guide to Choosing the Right 3PL Provider…

Read More May 30, 2023