EDI Resources

Are You Ready For Wal-Mart’s New Supplier Initiative?

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READY FOR SOME PAIN?  HOW ABOUT FINES? According to a recent, trending article published in Bloomberg, – suppliers to Wal-Mart could be facing some major hurt. The large retail chain is cracking down on delivery scheduling with a new program “On-Time, In-Full”. Veterans of EDI remember when Wal-Mart was known as the 800 pound gorilla, because…

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4 Ways to Find Information Technology Problem Solvers

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If you’re hiring information technology or EDI specific workers for contract or permanent positions, you need people who look for good solutions. Be familiar with these four questions, which allow an individual to showcase their problem-solving skills.   #1: After Describing the Project to Be Completed, Ask, “What Types of…

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Is Hiring a Consultant Right For You?

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Contract work comes in all shapes and sizes. Depending on the complexity of your needs, you may need an entire team of consultants or maybe you just need one expert. First, you need to decide if hiring a consultant is right for your business. In some cases, companies are looking for…

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5 Tips for EDI Managers

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Being an effective EDI manager requires two very important attributes: (1) Leadership and a (2) Proactive approach. In this post, we go deeper with these two attributes and provide 5 Tips for EDI Managers. Leadership has many aspects including confidence; being “At Cause”; risk taking; a willingness to be outspoken…

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EDI and B2B Professional Survey Results: Free Whitepaper

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Earlier this year, we asked EDI, B2B and e-commerce professionals to participate in an industry survey. The goal of the survey was to understand the present challenges professionals are confronting with B2B integration, EDI and e-commerce, as well as the new technology and methods used to manage the function of…

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Future of Biztalk Looks Good

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The last TechEd Conference was a very important one from BizTalk perspective. Several announcements were made, but none of them more important than the fact that Microsoft will continue innovating BizTalk and releasing BizTalk versions for “years to come”. So, all the investments that clients have made so far will…

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New Embeddable EDI Job Widget

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New Embeddable EDI Job Widget EDI Specialists recently rolled out a brand new job widget that makes it easier than ever to access and distribute our latest job postings. The EDI Job Widget is a customizable stream of the latest employment opportunity postings on edistaffing.com, which can embedded directly onto…

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Staying Hot in the Summer Job Search

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It’s easy to get discouraged on the job search during the summer months, with somewhat of a characteristic lull in activity and response from companies with whom you have applied or interviewed. But do not despair! Now is the best time to ramp up your own activity. As we say…

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BAR (CODE) HOPPING IN VEGAS – A REVIEW OF GS1 CONNECT 2012

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Our latest conference appearance was attending the GS1 Connect 2012 event in Las Vegas from June 4th-7th. Every year this conference features active Trading Partner Roundtables, industry leading Keynote speakers and an Exhibit area amongst other things. If your world revolves around bar codes, RFID, data synchronization and trying to…

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Why Not Take A “Shotgun” Approach?

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While on the job hunt, especially during times where activity has been slow, it is certainly tempting to take a “shotgun” approach to the job search; that is, applying to every job you come across whether or not the description and requirements match your background. It may even seem like…

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