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2 06, 2020

EDI with Federated Coop: existing and new EDI requirements

2020-08-10T15:49:12+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

What is Federated Coop’s EDI transactional flow ? EDI Transactions and associated EDI business rules required by Federated Coop suppliers undertaking EDI implementation What is Federated Coop’s EDI transactional flow ? EDI implementation is not only a daunting challenge but the various complexities entailed in order to ensure successful execution can be quite overwhelming to master. An effective, and successful, EDI implementation can be measured and determined by its ultimate ability to achieve, as well [...]

2 06, 2020

The very cool features of Office 365

2020-08-25T13:54:54+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Microsoft Office 365 can help managers and employees work together efficiently There are obvious reasons why Microsoft Office 365 will make your team work together more efficiently, and why the productivity will increase dramatically seeing as it allows access for multiple users working simultaneously on the same projects; but for the purpose of this blog, I would like to outline some of the cool features we don’t necessarily hear about but which can truly enhance [...]

2 06, 2020

Will Artificial Intelligence eliminate or transform you?

2020-08-25T13:56:37+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

As I was looking into the potential of Artificial Intelligence and machine learning, I got increasingly interested in discovering how replacing technologies will affect today’s workers; specifically, the transformation of the workers, and what today’s leaders and governing corporations are doing for those whose positions are at risk of elimination. First, it makes me wonder the following; if you are currently salaried in one of the positions at risk of elimination due to AI, are you [...]

2 06, 2020

EDI video tutorials for Sobey’s retailers

2020-06-02T06:39:30+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Are you a Sobey’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application? Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For strarters, a blog was written giving you EDI guidelines regarding Sobey’s business rules and compliance. Here, you will find step by step video to set up your EDI implementation. Before anything, create your profile on Webgate+ : 1. Receive your purchase order 2. Create and [...]

2 06, 2020

Federated Co-op vendors migration to Webgate+

2020-06-02T05:49:09+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

We are thrilled to announce that effective April 2017, all Fed Co-Op vendors will be migrated to our new web EDI portal – WEBGATE+!This new user-friendly application is multi-user, allowing you to process your EDI documents in a quick and efficient manner! In order to ensure a seamless transition, we are pleased to offer you a recording of the webinar featuring the Federated Co-Op EDI supply chains in the event that you need to review any specific [...]

2 06, 2020

EDI video tutorials for Federated Coop’s retailers

2020-06-04T20:56:19+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Are you a Federated Coop’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application? Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. If it is the first time you work with Federated Coop, you should read our blog explaining all EDI business rules regarding that vendor. It will provide every necessary details about supply chains process and EDI transnational flow. In this blog, you will find easy step by [...]

2 06, 2020

Aztec Exchange launches PayMe in Canada with EDI Gateway

2020-08-26T03:52:22+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Early payment solution available to small- to mid-sized businesses on leading Electronic Data Interchange platform DUBLIN and MONTREAL (June 6, 2017) – Aztec Exchange, a global supplier of invoice finance products and services, and Canadian EDI provider EDI Gateway today announced a partnership to deliver Aztec’s breakthrough early e-invoice payment service PayMe (payme.cloud) to EDI Gateway’s (edigateway.com) Canadian supplier and corporate clients. “We’re pleased to introduce PayMe to the Canadian market with EDI Gateway. [...]

2 06, 2020

Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland®: See EDI Gateway Introduce Their Suite of Electronic Data Interchange Solutions and Services

2020-08-26T03:56:02+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland®: See EDI Gateway Introduce Their Suite of Electronic Data Interchange Solutions and Services Los Angeles, CA – January 2, 2018 — Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview, President of EDI Gateway, Canada’s leading EDI provider. Founded in 1993, EDI Gateway is a leading North American service provider who has been helping small to medium size companies become EDI compliant and [...]

2 06, 2020

Meet with EDI Gateway at the 2018 NRF Show

2020-06-02T03:16:28+00:00June 2nd, 2020|

Meet with EDI Gateway at the 2018 NRF Show EDI Gateway Inc., a leading one-stop shop EDI provider in Canada, is proud to announce its participation at the upcoming 2018 NRF show in New York City. Montreal, Quebec- (Jan 9th, 2018) – EDI Gateway, a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, is proud to announce its participation as an exhibitor at the upcoming 2018 NRF show in New York City January 14th  through the 16th, 2018. With [...]

31 01, 2017

EDI and VAN (Value Added Network): a simplified view and analysis of what is a VAN

2020-06-03T08:53:42+00:00January 31st, 2017|

The definition of VAN (value added network) and its advantages in the context of EDI and supply chain optimization Not to be confused with a van, a type of road vehicle used for transportation, the value added network, aka VAN, is certainly a term you would often stumble upon in the world of EDI, and it certainly can be defined as a vehicle, of communication that is. So if you are in the process of [...]

24 01, 2017

EDI Gateway collaborates with Steve Cashin for its US market lauch

2020-08-26T03:58:08+00:00January 24th, 2017|

EDI Gateway Inc., a leading one-stop-shop EDI provider in Canada, announces its formal launch into the U.S retail market, as it further expands its presence across North America to Eastern U.S territory. EDI Gateway, a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, is proud to announce its collaboration with Steve Cashin as its representative in the Eastern U.S territory.. In its unyielding commitment to excellence and to set itself apart as a specialized, pioneer, one-stop-shop EDI provider, EDI [...]

19 01, 2017

EDI with Sobey’s: a simplified review to the EDI process

2020-06-03T10:17:50+00:00January 19th, 2017|

EDI Transactions and related business rules required by Sobey’s suppliers implementing EDI EDI is often perceived to be a daunting challenge, and it can be! EDI implementation is no easy task and the associated complexities to navigate through in order to ensure successful execution can be overwhelming.  Attaining EDI compliance, and being able to maintain and ensure it, is crucial and the core of an effective EDI implementation.  However, EDI is a common practice in most [...]

27 12, 2016

EDI with Harvard Drug Group: business rules required for EDI compliance

2020-06-03T10:56:03+00:00December 27th, 2016|

EDI with Harvard Drug Group and the mandatory EDI transactions its suppliers must comply with Reducing manual processing and minimizing costly errors have always been key objectives for business organizations to use EDI. This is no different in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. Pharmaceutical companies have adopted EDI, and are now mandating the exchange EDI transactions, in effort to optimize their supply chains, as well as be able to overcome the challenges associated with [...]

27 12, 2016

EDI with Publix : becoming EDI compliant

2020-06-03T13:53:26+00:00December 27th, 2016|

Doing EDI with Publix and what are the required EDI Transactions Using EDI is prevalent in the retail industry, and is becoming increasingly so with grocery and supermarket chains, as well. Becoming EDI compliant, and transmitting EDI transactions, has a direct impact on everyday business document workflow, whereby promoting efficiency, and ensuring accuracy and promptness. Publix Super Markets Inc. is the largest employee owned company in the world. This American supermarket chain is based in [...]

21 12, 2016

EDI with Arcelor Mittal: business guidelines about EDI transactions

2020-06-03T15:46:35+00:00December 21st, 2016|

Doing EDI with Arcelor Mittal and transmitting EDI Transactions While not every type of business or industry is required to use EDI, it is quickly becoming a standard for handling all types of business documents and EDI transactions. Manufacturers use EDI to control their supply chain processes, namely EDI transactions such as the 850 purchase order and the 810 invoice, in effort to increase operational efficiency while reducing costs. Arcelor Mittal is a Luxembourg-based multinational [...]

20 12, 2016

EDI with Kroger: business rules and supply chain operating

2020-06-03T17:26:01+00:00December 20th, 2016|

Tips on Kroger’s EDI business rules related to EDI Transactions and supply chains ! EDI is becoming more widespread and is used as an effective tool for day-to-day business operations, namely transmission of EDI transactions. Grocery and food retailers are increasingly collaborating to enhance supply chain efficiency, drive down costs and strengthen the bottom line. Implementing EDI is a key way to do that! So if you are looking to set-up relationship with a [...]

15 12, 2016

EDI video tutorials for Harvard Drug Group’s retailers

2020-06-04T04:52:52+00:00December 15th, 2016|

Are you a Harvard Drug Group’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application? Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For strarters, a blog was written giving you EDI guidelines regarding Harvard Drug Group business compliance. Here, you will find step by step video to set up your EDI implementation. Before anything, create your profile on Webgate+ : 1. Receive your purchase order [...]

15 12, 2016

EDI video tutorials for Rona’s retailers

2020-06-04T05:18:34+00:00December 15th, 2016|

Are you a Rona’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application?  Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For starters, we have a post on our blog where we explain all EDI required transaction and define EDI concept when doing business with Rona. In this blog, you will find EDI explanations regarding each step for Rona’s EDI implementation. Before anything, create your profile on Webgate+ [...]

14 12, 2016

EDI with Rona: mandatory supply chains transactions

2020-06-04T05:34:51+00:00December 14th, 2016|

EDI with Rona and its Supply Chains EDI Transactions Doing EDI with the retail industry is no easy feat!  EDI is quite complex and maintaining EDI compliance is not without its challenges.  However, if you are setting up an account with Rona, you do need to become EDI compliant and be able to transmit the required EDI transactions and meet EDI supply chain requirements. Rona is a Canadian distributor and retailer of hardware, home [...]

14 12, 2016

EDI with The Brick: required supply chain documents

2020-06-04T05:45:28+00:00December 14th, 2016|

EDI with The Brick and their Supply Chain EDI implementation You have finally landed the Brick as an account and you need to get your product in their stores across Canada! The catch, however, is that you need to be EDI compliant and comply with the Brick’s EDI supply chain requirements. Where do you start?  What do you need to know? This blog will touch on key information and business rules you should be [...]

13 12, 2016

EDI video tutorials for Kroger’s retailers

2020-06-04T05:59:10+00:00December 13th, 2016|

Are you a Kroger’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application?  Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For starters, we had written a complete EDI solutions blog about Kroger’s EDI process flow. This will help you have a general EDI overview of what is EDI and its application in Kroger’s business. In this blog, you will find a video for each EDI implementation step to guide [...]

13 12, 2016

EDI video tutorials for Publix’s retailers

2020-06-04T06:10:19+00:00December 13th, 2016|

Are you a Publix’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application?  Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For straters, we had written an EDI implementation guide in order to help you becoming EDI compliant with Publix. This will contain all the explanations you need to understand Publix’s EDI process flow. In this blog, you will have access to EDI tutorials to guide you through transaction setup. Before [...]

8 11, 2016

Free e-book : what is EDI?

2020-06-04T06:18:44+00:00November 8th, 2016|

EDI Gateway is an actor in application of EDI in business since 1993. Being a 3rd party provider since then, we geared to offer complete EDI solutions to manufacturers working in the retail industry across North America. This free e-book is an overview of EDI. It was written to allow the reader to familiarize themselves and understand the history and definition of EDI, what is EDI and how does EDI work. You will also  learn what the EDI [...]

8 11, 2016

Free e-book: 7 steps to a successful EDI Implementation

2020-06-04T06:22:48+00:00November 8th, 2016|

EDI Gateway offers complete EDI solutions to manufacturers working in the retail industry across North America. Planning an EDI implementation across a vendor community can be a challenging task and a complicated project to manage. For an implementation to be truly successful, the organization’s processes need to be examined and evaluated. Successful implementations involve most processes of the company, and can result in substantial savings in the supply chain process, such as reduction in inventory levels, and [...]

24 10, 2016

Introducing Webgate+ for Arcelor Mittal’s vendors

2020-06-04T06:30:09+00:00October 24th, 2016|

We are pleased to announce that effective November 1st, 2016, we will complete our Webgate + rollout and migrate all our Arcelor Mittal clients to our  new Web EDI platform, Webgate+!Webgate+ is EDI Gateway’s new and improved  web EDI portal that will allow you to generate your own  EDI transactions, from anywhere, at any time! Here is full recording of the webinar. If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us. RELATED CONTENTNot familiar with Arcelor [...]

24 10, 2016

EDI video tutorials for The Brick’s retailers

2020-06-04T06:44:59+00:00October 24th, 2016|

Are you a The Brick’s vendor using our EDI Webgate+ application?  Here are some quick and easy videos to help you navigate through our Web EDI portal. For starters, we had written a complete EDI solutions blog about The Brick’s EDI process flow. This will help you gain an EDI overview of all the required transactions and format standards when doing business with The Brick. In this blog, you will find a dedicated videos for [...]

13 09, 2016

Web EDI: Who is it for and why?

2020-08-26T03:59:46+00:00September 13th, 2016|

Most customers are looking to automate their business documents and avoid data entry– that we can all agree on!  However, what happens when there isn’t sufficient volume to justify a new system, capable of EDI integration, and more so, no budget to undertake the complexities of EDI Integration? Furthermore, most of the systems on the market are not capable of accommodating ASN (Advance ship notice) requirements; consequently, when you need to transmit ASNs to your [...]

6 07, 2016

EDI Gateway announces its new VAN services

2020-08-26T04:01:05+00:00July 6th, 2016|

EDI Gateway, a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, announced the launch of its new VAN services. In its unwavering commitment to excellence, EDI Gateway continues to embark on new partnerships and collaborative efforts, to further compliment the quality of business solutions and services it offers, all which are geared to accommodate the diverse needs and demands of the industry. EDI Gateway’s VAN (Value Added Network) services allow for the exchange of EDI transactions through a secure [...]

6 07, 2016

EDI Gateway announces new partnership with AZUR Group

2020-08-25T17:36:18+00:00July 6th, 2016|

EDI Gateway, a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, announced its partnership with Azur Group, an expert in Treasury Management Systems, with an e-Financial module that combines security, simplicity and autonomy.This partnership, with another Microsoft partner, is yet another testament to EDI Gateway’s commitment to its unwavering effort to further compliment the quality of business solutions and services it offers its vendor community.The AZUR Group’s eFinancialSuite is the first SaaS TMS on Microsoft Azure and SWIFT Alliance Lite [...]

5 07, 2016

12 indisputable criteria for the best Treasury Management System

2020-06-04T08:55:24+00:00July 5th, 2016|

Treasury Management System There are many challenges facing growing businesses today. You want to expand your business, but you certainly do not want to increase your risks. As a CFO, you need to make sound choices that will yield profits or minimize cost. How can you reduce risks, increase visibility, and maintain cash flow forecasting that will help you drive results and value? As Angie Chin, former CFO of Coffee Bean & [...]

16 06, 2016

How to simplify retailers’ complex EDI business rules

2020-08-25T14:01:41+00:00June 16th, 2016|

Most vendors are challenged by EDI business rules and complex e-commerce supply-chain.  It should be simple, but it’s not.  People tend to think that it is a simple download of a purchase order that gets turned-around into an invoice, but that is simply not the case! In EDI, your associated costs can increase very easily if your EDI team is not familiar with your trading partners’ different business rules. If every retailer would send and receive [...]

20 05, 2016

How to avoid system migration nightmares in your supply chain optimization

2020-08-25T14:03:52+00:00May 20th, 2016|

Supply chain optimization Have you ever had to consolidate various software systems from different providers? What a mess, right?  When a business is growing, chances are application systems will become obsolete.  Technology may also become obsolete; however, some systems will remain in use for years after they should have been replaced.  This is a downfall to growing and evolving.  Whether you are a 3PL who grew from the ground up, or merged with other [...]

12 04, 2016

How EDI Gateway adds value to ERP system for ISV and SI partners

2020-08-25T14:09:31+00:00April 12th, 2016|

ERP system integrator key factors System integration is a major challenge in many industries. When considering an ERP system integrator, clients must consider the following key factors: Knowledge of the ERP system of choice Consulting methodology and tool-set. Focus on the non-technical Organizational structure ERP implementation success factors Supply chain and ERP system The supply chain processes are a major part of integration; they must to be evaluated thoroughly, and improved upon. Given [...]

5 04, 2016

8 basic steps to communicate the EDI implementation in your organization

2020-06-04T13:46:48+00:00April 5th, 2016|

Congratulations! You have decided to become EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) compliant or add an additional EDI transaction in your organization! This undertaking will certainly improve and optimize your organization’s supply chain management. In order to make sure EDI is implemented, with everyone on board, a good communication plan is required, to facilitate the change and solidify your ROI (Return on Investment). There are so many books out there about Change Management (I have a few favorites that [...]

28 03, 2016

Spring Promotion 2016

2020-06-04T13:51:45+00:00March 28th, 2016|

Get 50% OFF the set-up fee when setting up with ANY of the below listed HUBS available on our new EDI Webgate + portal! The promotion is valid between March 21st and April 20, 2016!  Don’t miss out! Call or e-mail us to get started! Tel: 514-341-5000 Toll Free: 1-800-267-3130 E-mail: info@edigateway.com Share with your contacts in the Retail industry and make someone’s day!  *Conditions: Training included. Applicable to new set-ups only. External 3rd party testing [...]

16 03, 2016

EDI Gateway announces partnership with Sologlobe Inc.

2020-08-25T17:37:38+00:00March 16th, 2016|

EDI Gateway, a Gold Certified Microsoft partner, announced its new partnership with Sologlobe Inc, a consultant and developer of  Warehouse Management System (WMS) & Manufacturing Execution System (MES ). In its unwavering commitment to excellence, EDI Gateway continues to embark on new partnerships and collaborative efforts, particularly within the Microsoft partnership community, to further innovate and compliment the quality of business and EDI solutions and services it offers, all which are geared to meet the diverse [...]

16 03, 2016

9 key steps to have the best results while implementing EDI

2020-08-25T17:23:09+00:00March 16th, 2016|

We all have heard our fair share of horrific stories and lengthy implementations that failed miserably during execution.  EDI initiative can yield an excellent ROI, however, in order to secure successful results, the implementation process itself must be thought out thoroughly, analyzed and examined, in order to be able to properly define its scope and identify key areas for improvements. Implementing EDI is a complex process that requires the expertise of an experienced EDI consultant. [...]

15 03, 2016

EDI Gateway annouces its partnership with Business Systems Integrators Inc

2020-06-04T15:51:19+00:00March 15th, 2016|

EDI Gateway Inc. is proud to announce its new partnership with Business Systems Integrators Inc, a Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution provider! Are you ready to integrate EDI with your ERP system? Are you looking for an ERP system to further compliment and streamline your business processes? Through this partnership with BSI, we will be able to offer you an EDI ready module to be seamlessly integrated with Business Systems Integrators’ Microsoft Dynamics solutions adapters.  This [...]

7 03, 2016

Stay motivated as a leader and inspired other into achieving common dream

2020-08-25T17:25:38+00:00March 7th, 2016|

How to stay motivated to achieve your dream ? Often times we get stuck in our old ways.  We look to the future with so much hope for something to change, to improve, to help us get better, but then, we wake up 1 month, 2 months, 6 months down the line and still, nothing has changed. We stand still, with our dream in our head, and no one seems to help us reach it. [...]

24 02, 2016

Website Launch

2020-06-04T16:50:53+00:00February 24th, 2016|

EDI Gateway is proud to announce the launch of its new and improved website! Our MX Client users will now have an easier access to the new version download, along with the opportunity to subscribe to receive updates! Our new website offers FREE DEMOs of our new products and allows you to chat online! The industry is evolving and so is EDI Gateway! We invite you to visit our new website and join our growing [...]

24 02, 2016

5 elements to a successful EDI implementation

2020-08-25T17:28:28+00:00February 24th, 2016|

EDI implementations typically yield immediate results Once implemented, the retailers and their supply chain partner community can begin to take advantage of the financial benefits, improved efficiency, accuracy and reliability, as well as the overall improvement in performance. However, an EDI initiative mandate alone would not guarantee a well-executed EDI implementation. To facilitate the collaboration with your suppliers, you should put in place a competent, experienced on-boarding strategy, determined by the following: Well-defined company objectives that improve supply chain collaboration with all your suppliers, big or small. [...]

9 02, 2016

Overcoming the top 4 challenges of EDI integration

2020-08-25T17:31:22+00:00February 9th, 2016|

Over the past 30 years, we’ve all heard more than our fair share of issues when it comes to EDI Integration. Often times, part of the problem is the lack of a joint effort between the integrator, the system provider, and the 3rd party EDI provider, to communicate the challenges and resolve them as a team. Create a network of handpicked experienced partners, who will work to develop and implement EDI solutions that will meet [...]

2 02, 2016

5 elements to breaking the barrier of change

2020-08-25T17:34:21+00:00February 2nd, 2016|

Have you ever had to change your diet? I changed my eating habits seven years ago and it involved taking probiotics, Vitamin D and fish oil on a daily basis. Guess how long it took me to actually become consistent? To be honest, I’m still struggling with my Vitamin D intake…!  I was one of those early adopters of the Paleo Diet (don’t worry this blog is not about Paleo!) When I decided to [...]

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