Technologies

How EDI ASNs Enable Warehouse Cross-Docking

How EDI ASNs Enable Warehouse Cross-Docking

The ASN is a useful document if you are looking to support cost-saving business processes like Cross-Docking. Cross-Docking is a logistical practice of transferring materials…

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The Advance Ship Notice (ASN) — 20/20 Vision

The Advance Ship Notice (ASN) — 20/20 Vision

While hindsight may be 20/20, when applied to an enterprise supply chain, it’s not as impactful as foresight. In order to reduce supply chain costs,…

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Use JSON as a Scripted Data Set

Use JSON as a Scripted Data Set

I was doing some work with JSON this weekend and I thought it might be fun to build a scripted data set from a JSON…

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NACHA Global Payments Forum 2013 – a GXS Waltz in Vienna

NACHA Global Payments Forum 2013 – a GXS Waltz in Vienna

In a recent announcement GXS highlighted the reasons behind our new membership to the National Automated Clearing House Association’s Global Payment Forum. Last week, I…

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AS2 or Traditional EDI – Which is Better?

AS2 or Traditional EDI – Which is Better?

Companies of all sizes have found significant cost savings by automating high-volume or time-consuming processes—B2B commerce is no exception. Automating the exchange of business documents…

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How to Pass a Multi-Select Parameter to Subreport

How to Pass a Multi-Select Parameter to Subreport

This week I was asked a question regarding multiple value list box parameters. Additionally they wanted to know how to pass these values from a…

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Marketing automation tools and WEM

Marketing automation tools and WEM

While reminiscing about a recent trip to London, England I was reminded of my travels on the Underground. With every step onto or off the…

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Why You Should Consider AS2

Why You Should Consider AS2

Electronic exchange of B2B commerce documents will help to eliminate errors, minimize processing time, and provide better visibility into your business processes. AS2 (Applicability Statement…

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Eight Ways to Mitigate Operational Risk in the Cloud for Financial Services

Eight Ways to Mitigate Operational Risk in the Cloud for Financial Services

GXS recently sponsored a webinar titled “Compliance in the Cloud: Raising the Bar in Financial Services.” CEB TowerGroup Senior Research Director Rod Nelsestuen joined me…

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How B2B Integration Automates the Procure-to-Pay Cycle for Manufacturing Companies

How B2B Integration Automates the Procure-to-Pay Cycle for Manufacturing Companies

Large companies in the aerospace, automotive, high tech and industrial manufacturing sector purchase trillions of dollars of goods every year.  Most of the purchases consist…

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Banking & Web Services: The File is Dead, Long Live the API

Banking & Web Services: The File is Dead, Long Live the API

Today most, if not all, financial transactions flowing between Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporates, Government agencies, Insurance companies and Securities counterparties are based on files. In…

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Benefits of using ASNs (Advanced Shipment Notices)

Benefits of using ASNs (Advanced Shipment Notices)

I continue to be surprised by at how many companies are still not requiring Advanced Shipment Notices (ASNs) from their suppliers.  Advanced shipment notices provide…

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