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The Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part One: The Pain of Integrated EDI
The real action is in merging the influx of electronically transmitted data with existing information already being processed within the ERP system, and the

edi van  MBN. Increasing Demands on EDI Besides traditional VAN support, MBN will also eventually provide support for emerging EDI Internet Integration standards, such as Application Statement 1 (AS1) and Applicability Statement 2 (AS2), as to meet the increasing demand for Internet delivery of EDI services rather than over proprietary VANs. Namely, while VAN-based EDI traffic has by and large been flat lately, Internet EDI transactions have been growing at an annual rate of over 50 percent. Specifically, during t

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EDI versus. XML--Working in Tandem Rather Than Competing?


Electronic data interchange (EDI), extensible markup language (XML) , and any other format are merely "semantics" and input streams for expressing data, and whether a transaction is transmitted in EDI format or XML is largely secondary to the fact that electronic document and data exchange is growing rapidly.

edi van  upfront cost of the EDI infrastructure software, companies choosing to go with a provider of VAN EDI networks, face additional costs in maintenance and transaction processing fees alone. For the above reasons, one would expect companies to begin gravitating in droves toward extensible markup language (XML) and related web services for transaction communications. Indeed, in theory, XML shows many advantages, since unlike EDI, it was specifically designed to use the Internet as the data transfer mechanism. Read More

EDI and XML Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions


In a move designed to further its efforts in integrating EDI and XML, Vitria has announced the purchase of XMLSolutions Corporation. Given that the market for EDI business collaboration is huge, and that XML is the up and coming (and lower cost) standard, we expect the ability to translate bi-directionally between either format will become hugely popular.

edi van  Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions EDI and XML Integration: Vitria Buys XMLSolutions M. Reed - April 19, 2001 Event Summary Vitria (NASDAQ: VITR), one of the top ten vendors in the application integration server space, has announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire XMLSolutions Corporation . XMLSolutions has developed XML transformation maps for over 3,100 of the world's most frequently used EDI document formats. EDI is the most prevalent standard for business-to-busi Read More

Pain and Gain of Integrated EDI Part Three: Other Industry Gains


Many small and medium companies find themselves under pressure to deploy the same EDI system as a major customer, making it a basic cost of doing business with the market leaders.

edi van  or through the traditional EDI mailbox setup with a VAN provider. However one should note that IQMS does not provide communication nor maintains the mailbox, and requires a third-party communications system (i.e., VAN) to perform this service. EnterpriseIQ also offers a number of useful utilities, such as the IQAlert notification system, with many nifty business activity monitoring (BAM) features (see Business Activity Monitoring— Watching the Store for You ). For example, the appropriate persons are al Read More

When EDI Goes Native, Everything Falls in Sync with IQMS


IQMS's IQ EDI module is a natively-built solution that deals with the complexities of data synchronization among EDI documents and eliminates the need for third-party translators.

edi van  or through the traditional EDI mailbox setup with a VAN provider. One should note, however, that IQMS does not provide communication nor maintain the mailbox. This is one instance where a third-party communications system (i.e., VAN) is required to perform this service. Nonetheless, adding to its list of EDI accomplishments, IQMS successfully completed the EDI certification process for Honda North America , whose extensive testing and certification process ensures that suppliers meet the automaker's exact Read More

The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor


CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) may not be a huge global player, but its enterprise resource planning solutions address a wide spectrum of supply chain management requirements, including customizable electronic data interchange functions, warehousing, distribution, and traceability features.

edi van  container management requirements. Embedded EDI Goes a Long Way Despite some promise of standardization, EDI has to be customized and flexible for each trading partner, which is not an easy feat. To that end, both CMS ERP products (now known as Solarsoft CMSi5 and Solarsoft CMSm5 ) support EDI transaction sets for thousands of companies, including all major automotive OEMs and retail chains, distributors, and manufacturers. The pivotal EDI release accounting module provides EDI order entry and releasing, Read More

Champion Plastics Reduces Inventory by One-third and Scheduling Time by One-half; Moves into New Market


With a new account on the line, Champion Plastics, Inc., couldn’t afford any missteps, especially with its electronic data interchange (EDI), so it decided to shop for a new system. The company was not initially looking for a full enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, but its method of inventory control was a high hurdle. Find out why Champion Plastics opted for cloud ERP and how it improved operational efficiency.

edi van  its electronic data interchange (EDI), so it decided to shop for a new system. The company was not initially looking for a full enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, but its method of inventory control was a high hurdle. Find out why Champion Plastics opted for cloud ERP and how it improved operational efficiency. Read More

The Automotive OEMs Might Soon Contract “BRAIN” Damage Part I


While BRAIN North America may have created a notable customer base due to its products’ functional appropriateness for the lower tiers of the automotive industry, its German parent’s impending insolvency might, in the worst-case scenario, leave all of them in the lurch.

edi van  suppliers do not have EDI capability. To that end, SupplyWEB includes fully integrated machine-to-machine EDI transactions as well as web-based methods. Futhermore, since just accessing the supply chain is not enough, through the use of 5 procurement methodologies, including SMI (Supplier Managed Inventory), and Kanban, users should be able to manage their suppliers according to their needs. For instance, SupplyWEB allows suppliers to respond quickly to the exceptions that occur, such as defective materia Read More

Mutual Drug Selects Epicor TDX


While most of Epicor’s recent wins revolve around its flagship Epicor 9 (a.k.a., Epicor ERP) product suite, the vendor recently announced that North Carolina Mutual Wholesale Drug Company has selected Epicor Trading Partner Document Exchange (TDX) as its electronic data interchange (EDI) application, replacing the company’s previous EDI solution provider. Mutual Drug is based in Durham, North

edi van  fully tested TDX and EDI relationships, ensuring seamless exchange with supplier and partner systems. In addition, the Epicor TDX VAN has enhanced online document tracking tools that display the purchase order, invoice, and other documents in an easy-to-read format that anybody can use. The documents are all reconciled to their original sources and schemas. All Epicor business systems have TDX fully integrated, meaning that all EDI support is handled by a dedicated EDI-specific on-shore TDX technician, Read More

UNIT4 Appoints New CEO, José Duarte


UNIT4, the Netherlands-based ERP company, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer (CEO), José Duarte, and plans for the current CEO Chris Ouwinga to move from the corner office to the position of non-executive director and chairman on a new single-tier board governance structure. José Duarte joins UNIT4 after having spent considerable time at SAP, most recently as president

edi van  Appoints New CEO, José Duarte UNIT4 , the Netherlands-based ERP company, has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer (CEO),  José Duarte , and plans for the current CEO  Chris Ouwinga  to move from the corner office to the position of non-executive director and chairman on a new single-tier board governance structure. José Duarte joins UNIT4 after having spent considerable time at SAP, most recently as president of global services and corporate officer from January 2011 to Read More

GXS Acquires HAHT Commerce or More Synchronized Retail B2B Data Part Four: Challenges and User Recommendations.


With the acquisition of HAHT, GXS is making a play to build out its complementary software offerings--in particular, its product information management (PIM) and data synchronization tools.

edi van  and fell quickly. While EDI value added network (VAN) service prices might have fallen to competition, transaction volume has also fluctuated back and forth whereby revenues are the same or slightly declining across the industry. Still, the use of virtual private networks (VPN), which provide secure connections over the Internet, and extensible markup language (XML), which makes data exchange more flexible as discussed earlier, allows for similar services that are growing in popularity, while the more Read More

Are Spreadsheets Sabotaging Your Profits?


Due to their limitations, using spreadsheets to manage mission-critical business functions is an unacceptable risk. The requirements for finding the right inventory in the right place at the right time are being hampered by spreadsheet forecasts based on inappropriate source data. Packaged software with inventory management and collaborative capabilities will give your supply chain a competitive advantage. Learn how.

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Inovis Delves into PIM by Snatching QRS Part Four: Market Impact


While owing to a number of similar products and to former competition between the merging parties this merger has a merit of growth by acquisition in a slow growing (or even declining) EDI-VAN market, the merger of Inovis and QRS may well emphasize some interesting dynamics within the retail market segment.

edi van  The advent of web-based EDI connectivity standards, software, and services has lowered entry barriers for many companies that, initially, would not have considered it an option. Thus, many former VAN providers are taking advantage of emerging standards like AS2, RosettaNet, chemical industry data exchange ( CIDX ), and UCCnet, while the emphasis has been moving from mere connectivity to becoming more flexible and better-rounded service providers. For more detail, see EDI vs XML—Working In Tandem Rather Read More