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2024 Retail Trends: Mid Year Report

We’re almost to the midway point of 2024. Here’s how the retail landscape has shaped up this year so far…

Read More May 24, 2024
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Supply Chain Demand Planning 101

Supply chain demand planning is the crystal ball of the business world. Imagine if every time you went grocery shopping, you knew exactly how much milk, bread, and eggs you'd need for the week ahead. That's what demand planning does for companies, but on a much larger scale. At its core, demand planning is all about predicting what customers will want and when they'll want it. Sounds like a guessing game, right? Yes… But not really…

Read More May 8, 2024
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Enhancing Supply Chain Visibility: Simple Strategies for Brands

In today's dynamic business landscape, supply chain visibility is no longer just a buzzword; it's a necessity. With consumers demanding transparency and agility, brands must prioritize improving their supply chain visibility to stay competitive and resilient. Fortunately, there are several straightforward strategies that brands can adopt to enhance that visibility. Let’s dig in…

Read More April 26, 2024
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The Supply Chain Bullwhip Effect: What Brands Need to Know

In the complex world of supply chain management, there’s something called the bullwhip effect. The bullwhip effect shows the amplified fluctuations in inventory and order quantities experienced as one moves upstream in the supply chain, away from the end consumer…

Read More April 16, 2024
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How EDI Can Impact Sustainability Goals

Brands and retailers have increasingly started to care about sustainability, identifying ways to minimize the environmental impact their business has on people, populations and the planet. Many areas within a business can contribute to that effort… even EDI…

Read More March 12, 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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Evaluating Your EDI System Performance Post-Holiday Season: A Quick Guide for Brands

The holiday season can be a whirlwind for suppliers, with increased sales, higher order volumes, and a surge in customer transactions. For brands that rely on electronic data interchange (EDI) systems to manage their trading partner relationships, it's crucial to assess how well the system performed once the holiday dust settles. Here’s what to look at…

Read More December 14, 2023
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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