Author: James Hong

How EDI software helps you stay ahead of your competition

Blog provided by Act Data Services, Inc. 1-800-ACT-DATA Have you ever wondered what it would be like to implement EDI software into your company’s business routines? Many companies are reluctant to switch to this faster, more efficient way of doing things because they are too accustomed to their old ways of doing things. However, it is a better long-term investment to incorporate EDI because of the critical boost it provides to your logistics and communication. EDI systems can take all of your important data and seamlessly organize it in one easy-to-view portal. The right EDI provider can also track...

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Why EDI is essential for drop shipping logistics

Blog provided by ACT Data Services, Inc. 1-800-ACT-DATA Today, many eCommerce businesses have chosen drop shipping as a way to bolster their order count. Though drop shipping can be a viable form of order fulfillment for many eCommerce companies, there are challenges it poses for supply chain management that require some new solutions for shipping logistics. One of the most difficult parts of drop shipping is that you have to rely completely on your supplier to provide products to sell to your customers. This requires strong coordination and communication to manage effectively. Drop shipping companies may have difficulties facilitating...

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New Product Launch: Leveraging the Media

Article by Luke Richbourg Summary: A product launch is your first best opportunity to generate free media buzz to kick off sales and grab a little piece of public attention. Advertising is the art of the new; leverage the cachet of an as-yet-unseen product for free media coverage. The master of such unveilings, of course Apple’s Steve Jobs. That’s not to say you’re about to life the veil on one of the most innovative consumer electronics devices in decades. But lessons nevertheless can be drawn. As with everything, context matters. Fill a large dimly lit hall with anticipation only...

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Wicker Furniture In The Office: Why It’s Not Just For The Home

Blog provided by Wicker Paradise Wicker furniture has become a fixture in many people’s living rooms, bedrooms, and outdoor patios. Wicker sofas, chairs, or loveseats add an air of elegance and refinement to indoor living spaces, while resin wicker furniture and wicker patio furniture blend seamlessly with the surrounding greenery, as they are colored and designed to look organic and natural. However, wicker furniture’s uses aren’t just limited to decorating your home or backyard. You can also add an exotic atmosphere to your office by adding wicker office furniture to your workplace. Now, there are computer desks, benches, and...

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Reasons for equipping the warehouse with EDI

EDI tends to impact every piece in any logistics operation, whether it is inventory management and order fulfillment or billing and vendor communication. Moreover, EDI is also used by Third Party Logistics (3PL) that communicate between the warehouse and supplier. These transactions are structured documents that contain data segments and elements based on agreed standards which are then traded all over the world. These warehouse documents are used by both suppliers and 3PLs to communicate the status of shipments between various sites such as the manufacturing plant and offsite warehouses. These document sets are extremely important to suppliers as...

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