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03.19.18

If you signed your VAN contract with another provider several years ago, there’s a good chance you’re overpaying. Effective Data may be able to lower your VAN costs by 50-70%. Changeover is fast, easy and seamless, with no business disruption. Here’s how we can help you save.

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02.07.18

It’s important to closely examine the details in your EDI provider’s contract. You might find “hidden” charges that you weren’t expecting, that could make your EDI program cost more than it should. At Effective Data, we are transparent about our billing practices, and they are designed with your...

12.19.17

An EDI system or webforms? Which one should you choose for your business?
When onboarding a new customer or supplier, you might find out that EDI is required. At this point, you have a choice. You can implement an internal EDI program or you can use webforms to move your...

12.14.17

A successful implementation includes detailed documentation. This is normally the final and last step of the implementation. Keeping a written record of your EDI processes and procedures is essential to your current and future EDI success. Having a thorough, step-by-step, organized manual allows...

11.22.17

In the next release of B2B Integrator (B2Bi) and Sterling File Gateway, IBM will discontinue support for three Operating Systems—iSeries, HP-UX and Solaris. If you are using one of these systems, Effective Data can help you move to a supported platform like Windows or other Linux based operating...

02.22.17

You’re using ED Connect for unlimited EDI document exchange with your trading partners—but are you using our web portal too? This valuable tool gives you a complete, transparent view of all your EDI documents from your desktop or mobile device, and lets you easily view, filter, download, share...

01.22.17

Electronic data interchange is valuable in every industry that it's used, including manufacturing, health care, automotive, retail and high tech. Whatever type of business you're in, the standardized electronic exchange of business information between partners reduces turnaround time and drives...

12.13.16

Are your trading partners requiring you to implement electronic data interchange? You're not alone, as millions of businesses use EDI, including all Fortune 1000 companies. You may be...

11.14.16

 Your partner relationships are part of a wider supply chain, and that chain needs to run efficiently in order for you to maximize your profits. Thankfully, electronic data interchange is a simple way to bring your supply chain to the new millennium. By promoting faster, accurate data exchanges...

10.18.16

So you've decided to implement electronic data interchange to improve the speed and accuracy of your B2B transactions. Great! Before you implement your EDI solution, there are a few things you should consider. Planning for your implementation will help you get the most out of your EDI system. ...

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