All About Vendor Managed Inventory

July 11, 2012

Does Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Sound Like Something Your Company Could Benefit From? Read on to Learn All About VMI and What Part EDI Plays in the Process.

Wouldn’t it be great if every time the roll of toilet paper was near the end, it would magically be replenished?
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Preventive Maintenance – EDI Rx

June 5, 2012

A system check-up twice a year will keep the company EDI processes, running smoothly through the busiest portions of the year.

1 EDI Source can help determine which transactions should remain in the active EDI Rx database, and which should be moved to the archive database.

We can report on the oldest and latest transaction by trading partner to assist in the decision process.
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The 832 – What Is It

June 5, 2012

What is the 832 EDI Transaction Set?

The EDI transaction set 832 is known as a sales catalog. The EDI 832 sales catalog transaction is frequently exchanged between manufacturers and retailers.

Manufacturers rely on EDI 832 sales catalogs to send vital product information to retailers with whom they do business. The 832 document conveys product information and prices.
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Target.com DVS – New EDI Vendor Requirement

April 5, 2012

Target.com DVS has  implemented a new requirement for all Target.com DVS vendors.

Effective no later than August 31st, 2012 all vendors must be able to send an initial response of an EDI 855 Acknowledgement for every EDI 850 purchase order received. The attached document labeled ‘DVS EDI Requirements – EDI 855 Order Acknowledgement’ contains additional details of the requirement.
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Target LTL Carrier Change Effective April 10th, 2012

April 5, 2012

What is this? Target LTL Carrier Change

This is a weekly email to remind you that Target.com will be changing less than truckload (LTL) carriers from DB Schenker to Pilot. This change will take effect on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Current LTL orders should continue to ship through DB Schenker/Estes (as previously communicated, DB Schenker is partnering with Estes to ship LTL orders).
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Sears and Kmart Store to Distribution Center Re-alignment

April 5, 2012

Sears and Kmart Distribution Center Re-alignment

Effective Friday, April 13th, there will be a re-alignment of 8 Sears Stores and 25 Kmart Stores to a different Regional Specialty Center (“RSC”). In addition, effective Friday, April 20th, there will be a re-alignment of 15 Sears Stores to a different Retail Replenishment Center (“RRC”) and 91 Kmart Stores to a different Retail Distribution Center (“RDC”). See the attached file for details on the 15 Sears stores and 91 Kmart stores impacted by this Re-alignment.
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