No matter what field you work in, you know what a difference hiring the right people can make. You need a team with the skills, experience, and work ethic to ensure that your business works well and is ultimately profitable.
As you set out to build your winning team, you might find yourself wondering if an EDI Specialist could add benefit to your business. If your systems utilize EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), it could certainly be useful to have an expert on hand to help set up and maintain your processes, to keep things running smoothly.
Here are a few things to consider when you’re thinking of hiring an EDI specialist:
Size of Your Company
Smaller companies may find that the cost of hiring an EDI specialist would outweigh the benefits of such a hire. If your EDI systems are simple, used infrequently, or are less important to your business performance, it might not make sense to hire a full-time employee (though it may still make sense to have an expert to contact when you have trouble).
Do you need to set up a new EDI system, or do you have a system that needs to be overhauled? Trying to do these things yourself could end up being a frustrating and expensive process (not to mention, the work may be done incorrectly). If you are trying to implement a new EDI system or need help getting things set up correctly, an EDI expert can be invaluable when it comes to strategy and implementation.
Amount of Need
How much EDI data does your company process on a regular basis? Is that number going to remain consistent over the foreseeable future, or is your need going to grow? If the volume of work is substantial, it would make your life easier to have a specialist available to manage it all.
Your time is extremely valuable, and it is likely taken up almost entirely by your own job. Add EDI tasks to your workload, and your job gets a lot more stressful. Hiring an EDI specialist allows you and your team to focus on your own jobs, rather than trying to multitask and stretch yourselves too thin. Add in the fact that an expert is less likely to make costly mistakes, and the hire might be more than worth it.
Deciding that you need an EDI specialist is one thing; finding one that is well-qualified is another. That’s where EDI Staffing comes in. We specialize in finding consultants, strategists, and technicians that are the best of the best in the world of EDI. With a wide network of contractors and a large database of consulting professionals, we can help you make the right hire, every time.
Ready to hire an EDI Specialist? Contact us today!
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