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When you first opened up shop, processing documentation wasn’t that big of a task, but something significant happened: business is booming. But now your monthly document volume is growing and processing them through your...


Flashes: Software support discontinuance: IBM B2B Integrator V5.2.6 and IBM File Gateway V2.2.6

Announcement of software discontinuance in April 30, 2021.

To be more clear on the discontinuance for IBM B2B Integrator (B2Bi) and IBM File Gateway (IFG) versions....


Effective Data will be doing system maintenance on Sunday September 15th, 2019 from 10:00 AM CST to 6:00 PM CST.  Our system will be unavailable to all trading partners during that time period and we will be unable to send or receive any transactions. 

We ask that you hold your...


This refers to a payment that must be made when there is a discrepancy between the number of products received in a carton and the information that was provided in the Advance Shipment Notification (ASN).

  • The current chargeback rate is $1.00
  • The chargeback rate will increase...


QuickBooks Connect is an event for dreamers and doers – those with passion and drive who blaze their own trails to business success.  Attend breakout sessions designed to help grow your business. Topics include marketing, how to price products and services, increasing productivity with apps,...


Attention EDI Partners:

On Friday July 19th at 9:00 am CT, Effective Data will be switching our EDI IP addresses.  Please forward this email to all of your trading partners ASAP.  Please also confirm receipt of this email notification by replying...


Attend the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit 2019 in London -

  • They will present in-depth research, unbiased...


IBM has announced 09/20/2019 for the End of Support for for Sterling Integrator versions 5.2.0 to 5.2.5.


In the age of the IOT and AWS, folks often wonder if EDI is a concept whose time has gone. Not so as it continues to remain not just relevant but an integral part of an enterprise.  Rumors of the death of electronic data interchange (EDI) have been greatly exaggerated, said a recent report from...


Singapore will galvanise its Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) with a new data sharing requirement. The news was unveiled at the World Mobile Congress 2019, which took place at the end of February in Barcelona. 

Drawing inspiration and guidance from the EU’s GDPR, the PDPA was...