There is a battle of technology in today’s consumer driven supply chain: Consumers use internet and mobile technology to shop for best prices around the globe, and distribution technology is used to keep earnings and profits maximized for local suppliers.

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Integration Defined
In previous posts we talked about the importance of integrating EDI to ERP. Reaching the desired state of integration means minimizing keystrokes and eliminating redundant effort through electronic, system-to-system updates of information. Suppliers using email, FAX, and/or webforms … Read more

 

Process automation necessarily means integration with Enterprise Resource Planning because ERP is the core business system for most mid-sized companies. ERP takes on this central role by joining multiple, formerly separate, business applications through a common database and a consistent … Read more

 

In a recent Auburn University Supply Chain Management study developed by Brain J. Gibson, Ph.D. and Brent D. Williams, Ph.D., retailers reported that on average 7.1% of EDI Advanced Ship Notices (ASN or EDI 856) are inaccurate. The study, titled … Read more

 

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