EDI

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April 15, 2020

Your Trading Partner Says You Need EDI, Now What?

by CData Arc Marketing

You've started a business selling products, and they're catching on. Now, a big box retailer like Walmart or Target wants to put your products on their shelves. But in order to cement that partnership, your new partner is asking you to adopt EDI. How do you get started? Defining EDI and Its Benefit... [read more]

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March 06, 2020

Healthcare EDI Basics: What You Need to Know

by CData Arc Marketing

Many things come to mind when we talk about healthcare. From technologies and lifesaving procedures to tireless staff who are dedicated to helping patients live better lives. Not typically at the forefront of our minds are the vast mounds of paperwork needed to support these healthcare professional... [read more]

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March 04, 2020

EDI to Excel Translation: A Quick and Easy Way to Get Started with EDI

by CData Arc Marketing

Getting your EDI process up and running with a new trading partner is typically a time-consuming and complex process. You need to get specifications from your partner describing the EDI format they require and set up a template for translating data from your operational systems into the requisite E... [read more]

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December 12, 2019

Have You Outgrown Your EDI VAN?

by CData Arc Marketing

If you're like many companies, you have no choice but to adopt Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). Certain companies require their trading partners to use EDI, and to do business with them, you have to use EDI. One way companies get their feet wet with EDI is by turning to a Value Added Network (VAN... [read more]

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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]