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September 02, 2019

3 Strategies for Integrating EDI with Back-End Systems

by CData Arc Marketing

Once you exchange an EDI message with your trading partners, you'll want to keep a record of the transaction in one or more back-end systems. You may want to store purchase orders in your ERP, add invoices to your accounting system, subtract order information from your inventory system, or notify y... [read more]

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August 26, 2019

9 Ways to Modernize Your Legacy EDI

by CData Arc Marketing

Many organizations rely on legacy EDI solutions to communicate order information with their trading partners. If your organization is one of these, you may have spent considerable time and effort working with these complex solutions. While there are benefits to working with something that's familia... [read more]

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August 19, 2019

How to Manage Your Growing EDI Partner Network

by CData Arc Marketing

Recently, we considered the costly, risk-prone path most growing businesses take with EDI as a result of their reactions to trading partner demands. Reacting to a customer demand is nothing new — it's what businesses do. Unfortunately, just responding to ad hoc partner demands creates an inefficien... [read more]

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June 20, 2019

Why Convert EDI to XML?

by CData Arc Marketing

What's the best way to convert a document from EDI to some other format, such as Excel, CSV, or a format compatible with your CRM or ERP system? It may seem counterintuitive, but if you want to convert an EDI document to another format, converting it to XML first and then converting that XML docume... [read more]

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May 20, 2019

Syncrofy Partners with CData Arc for EDI Visibility

by CData Arc Marketing

In the modern digital enterprise ecosystem, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has grown far beyond the simple exchange of standard business documents. The inherent complexity of vast organizations in business with thousands of vendors, suppliers, and customers across the globe means the ability to ... [read more]

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April 19, 2019

First-in-First-Out: How to Fast-Track EDI Onboarding

by CData Arc Marketing

We are often asked about the biggest challenges in onboarding EDI trading partners. While pointing out missed opportunities in a post-project review is easy, finding a strategic advantage within an ongoing concern is much, much harder. Onboarding programs are no different, historically facilitated ... [read more]

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April 12, 2019

X12 vs. EDIFACT: a Complete Rundown

by CData Arc Marketing

EDI offers many different document types. The most common are ANSI ASC X12 (X12) and UN/EDIFACT (EDIFACT). The two standards are quite similar, differing primarily in their use cases and terminology. Here are the differences and similarities between these two popular EDI document formats. Use Cases... [read more]

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April 05, 2019

Direct EDI (AS2) vs. VANs: Pros, Cons and The Basics

by CData Arc Marketing

Throughout the world, companies large and small alike are increasingly adding, expanding, and modernizing their EDI communications. If you need to meet partner EDI mandates or wish to capture the many benefits afforded by EDI connectivity with more of your partners, you can take several approaches ... [read more]

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March 28, 2019

Walmart Adoption Nudges Blockchain EDI into the Mainstream

by CData Arc Marketing

In September of 2019, Walmart will require more than 100 farms that supply leafy green vegetables to put detailed information about their food into a blockchain database developed by IBM. Walmart hopes to use the so-called IBM Food Trust blockchain to track this produce as it moves through the supp... [read more]