AI, The Cloud And Analytics Power Modern Inventory Management

Every stage, process and function across your global supply chain is vital. Just one failure in your supply chain can be enough disrupt the flow. This is exactly why inventory management is among the most consequential elements of your supply chain. It serves as the pillar for the whole end-to-end process, balancing the inbound flow… Read more »

EDI Basics For Retailers, E-Commerce And Grocers

In this guide, you’ll learn how EDI works for retailers, grocers and e-commerce retailers. Explore why companies in the retail industry use it to help automate, improve and speed up order management and other processes. Discover the benefits of EDI for your retail or grocery business, and how it can help you work better with… Read more »

What Is EDI Compliance?

EDI compliance refers to the ability to exchange business documents in the way your trading partner requires. Each document must adhere to a specific EDI format to ensure the successful exchange of EDI documents. Do You Need EDI Compliance? Nearly all major trading partners require you to be EDI compliant, this includes; Belks Bed Bath… Read more »

What Is Supply Chain Management And Why It’s So Important

Supply chain management (SCM) is the broad range of activities required to plan, control and execute a product’s flow from materials to production to distribution in the most economical way possible. SCM focuses on integrated planning and execution of processes needed to optimize the flow of materials, information and capital in functions that broadly include… Read more »

EDI Guide: What Is EDI?

What Is EDI? EDI is an abbreviation for electronic data interchange. EDI is an acronym for Electronic Data Interchange. EDI provides a standardized method of communicating data between businesses. The other businesses that you exchange data with would be considered your EDI trading partners. Using EDI, businesses are able to send information digitally from one… Read more »

EDI Transaction Codes

There are many electronic data interchange (EDI) transaction codes that relate to business documents, such as invoices and purchase orders. These can be exchanged with your trading partners or other third parties using EDI. Most EDI partners support the EDI transaction codes you need, including codes that are defined by the ANSI ASC X12 standard… Read more »

How To Use POS Data For Clever Retail Execution

One of the most basic tools retail brands use to understand their position in the market is point-of-sale data. From the very first time a shopper put your product in their cart to the national sales you may have right now, POS data gives you a clear picture of when and where your products are… Read more »

What Is Supply Chain Sustainability (SCS)?

Supply chain sustainability (SCS) is a holistic view of supply chain processes, logistics and technologies that addresses the environmental, social, economic and legal aspects of every supply chain’s components. There’s a number of different factors that could affect SCS, this could include but is not limited too; Emissions Waste Carbon Footprint Labor Violations Air Pollution… Read more »

10 Supply Chain Predictions For 2020

2020 is here and one of the industries that have seen unparalleled levels of change is supply chains. While the foundational measures still apply, such as quality, productivity, and service , we’re seeing supply chain trends that are focused on digital transformation. Is it a sign of things to come? You already know how important… Read more »

Supply Chain Management Trends In 2020

We feel it’s fair to say, the supply chain industry is going through an important transformational period. Most companies already know that supply chain efficiency is key for long-term success. Over the last few years, this sector has seen massive growth. If you’re not staying current, you’re risking being left behind or worse, getting passed… Read more »