Jeanne Clizbe

Director of Marketing Operations & Strategy | TrueCommerce EDI Solutions
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Going Green: Facilitating Sustainable Commerce With EDI

Posted by Jeanne Clizbe on Oct 20, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Smarter supply chain solutions not only boost operational and cost efficiency -- they can significantly minimize a company’s environmental impact.

“Going green” is no longer just a way of life for the eco-conscious consumer; it has become a full-fledged best practice for companies across the globe. Beyond meeting the increasingly common consumer demand for sustainable products, implementing systems that reduce waste also cuts costs across operations.

Nowhere is this more true than in retail, where supply chain management is often riddled with bureaucratic and communications inefficiencies that increase waste (and therefore overall spend). Integrating an EDI solution that streamlines supply chain operations -- which are now more convoluted and data-saturated than ever before -- is essential to minimize costs and maximize sustainability.

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Get Your Product on Retailers' Shelves for the Holidays With EDI Solutions

Posted by Jeanne Clizbe on Oct 17, 2016 1:00:00 PM

The holiday season is an exciting and magical time for consumers, marked by the flurry of family celebrations and frantic shopping. For consumer-facing businesses, the holidays are exciting for an entirely different reason: November and December are a lucrative time for retailers, who can make as much as 30% of their annual sales in those two months alone, reports the National Retail Federation. Given that, on average, holiday sales over the past 10 years have increased 2.5% every year, it’s a safe bet that 2016 will be even bigger than 2015.

To maximize your holiday sales numbers, it’s crucial that your products make it to the right retailers’ shelves at the right time -- but manually processing orders or relying on outdated supply chain management systems is a sure way to miss out on that holiday magic. Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) solutions ensure that your products transition seamlessly from the warehouse to their spots under the Christmas tree during this peak commercial season.

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