• Have You Outgrown Your EDI VAN?

    by ArcESB Marketing | December 12, 2019

    If you re like many companies, you have no choice but to adopt Electronic Data Interchange (EDI). Certain companies require their trading partners to use EDI, and to do business with them, you have to use EDI. One way companies get their feet wet with EDI is by turning to a Value Added Network (VAN... [read more]

  • 3 Strategies for Integrating EDI with Back-End Systems

    by ArcESB Marketing | September 02, 2019

    Once you exchange an EDI message with your trading partners, you ll want to keep a record of the transaction in one or more back-end systems. You may want to store purchase orders in your ERP, add invoices to your accounting system, subtract order information from your inventory system, or notify y... [read more]

  • 9 Ways to Modernize Your Legacy EDI

    by ArcESB Marketing | August 26, 2019

    Many organizations rely on legacy EDI solutions to communicate order information with their trading partners. If your organization is one of these, you may have spent considerable time and effort working with these complex solutions. While there are benefits to working with something that s familia... [read more]

  • How to Manage Your Growing EDI Partner Network

    by ArcESB Marketing | August 19, 2019

    Recently, we considered the costly, risk-prone path most growing businesses take with EDI as a result of their reactions to trading partner demands. Reacting to a customer demand is nothing new — it s what businesses do. Unfortunately, just responding to ad hoc partner demands creates an inefficien... [read more]

  • Why Convert EDI to XML?

    by ArcESB Marketing | June 20, 2019

    What s the best way to convert a document from EDI to some other format, such as Excel, CSV, or a format compatible with your CRM or ERP system? It may seem counterintuitive, but if you want to convert an EDI document to another format, converting it to XML first and then converting that XML docume... [read more]