ERP Consultant Blog

Shandra Locken

1 min read

Five EDI Pitfalls to Avoid

Photo appears courtesy of Justin Beck. Being in the trenches every day and speaking to so many different people, I get to hear a lot about the EDI solution pitfalls (who remembers that old game from Atari?) that folks find themselves in and what...

Read More

1 min read

The Origins of EDI

Photo appears courtesy of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. For all you trivia lovers and history buffs...this is for you. The origins of EDI began...

Read More

2 min read

How Deeply Entrenched is EDI in the Supply Chain?

Photo appears courtesy of Mark Skipper. What is EDI's role and how important is EDI in the supply chain? In my opinion, the supply chain would come...

Read More

2 min read

Five Considerations for EDI Mapping: Are you Ready?

When I sell traditional EDI translation software, one of the first questions I have is, "Do you want to do the EDI mapping or do you want us to...

Read More

2 min read

Is Your Integration Software Nearing its Sell-By Date?

Is your EDI integration software no longer supported? Has your EDI system been "MacGyvered" so many times, you can't tell where the duct tape begins...

Read More

1 min read

6 Reasons to Use a VAR for Data Integration Solutions

When I speak to new prospects I often get the question, "Why should I use a reseller?" Well, glad you asked. Here are six great reasons to use a...

Read More

2 min read

What do Taxes and EDI have in Common?

Guest blog for Aurora Technolgies by Nathan Camp of Liaison Technologies. Photo appears courtesy of Simon Cunningham. April 15th...a day of stress...

Read More

1 min read

What is the UCC GS1-128 Carton Label?

In many, if not most, supply chain EDI relationships, one of the required documents is the Advance Ship Notice. The EDI 856 Advance Ship Notice is...

Read More

1 min read

10 Benefits of EDI Implementation

There are many benefits associated with implementing EDI. Of course, the biggest incentive for doing EDI quite often is that you have a potential...

Read More

1 min read

Does EDI Outsourcing Make Sense for My Business?

In the almost 6 years that I have been in this industry, I have seen outsourcing become trendy and then fall out of fashion. Lately, I have had some...

Read More