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Articles by Brooke Lester

Brooke Lester

Brooke is the Marketing and Sales Support Manager at Remedi Electronic Commerce Group. Brooke joined Remedi in 2012 bringing with her experience and knowledge of EDI and B2B Integration from having spent the early years of her career as an EDI consultant. She is responsible for coordinating Remedi’s marketing efforts related to blogs, newsletters, customer networking events, conferences, educational material, and the IBM Premier Business Partner relationship.

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How EDI can Improve your Trucking Business

Posted by Brooke Lester on Jul 6, 2022 4:15 PM

Fast, accurate data transmission is crucial to business operations in the trucking industry. With millions of transactions between shippers, brokers, and carriers at any given time, keeping on top of the correct information is paramount to a trucking business' success. Thus, Electronic Data Interchange, a digital 'language' used to exchange documentation between at least two computer systems, is an essential tool for trucking companies. EDI allows players in the trucking space the ability to transfer shipping manifests, status updates, invoices, remittances, and more -- no matter where in the world they or the receiving party may be located.

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Outsourcing EDI? Here's How to Choose a Provider

Posted by Brooke Lester on Jul 6, 2022 12:00 AM

After a great deal of consideration, you have decided to outsource the task of handling your EDI system to a third party. However, that is only the first step in the process. Now, you need to find the right EDI service provider for your firm.

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How EDI can help with Ocean Freight Challenges

Posted by Brooke Lester on Jun 29, 2022 3:00 PM

As an ocean freight forwarder, you face a unique set of hurdles in your business. From coordinating with multiple suppliers and customers to ensuring that all of your documentation is in order, you have a lot on your plate to monitor and control. If any one of these elements falls through the cracks, it can severely impact your bottom line.

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What is Advanced Ship Notice (ASN) 856?

Posted by Brooke Lester on Jun 22, 2022 2:27 PM

Today's highly globalized supply chain ecosystem has made it critical for trading partners to maintain advanced levels of communication throughout the product lifecycle. Seamless information flow from suppliers to distributors and retailers is essential to optimize supply chain visibility and manage inventory levels efficiently without compromising customer satisfaction.

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Why EDI is Critical for Supply Chain Management

Posted by Brooke Lester on Jun 15, 2022 2:44 PM

Since its advent in the 1960s, EDI has gained vast inroads in supply chain operations. As one of the most valuable tech investments for supply chain management, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has consistently proven effective at improving supply chain efficiency and helping companies maximize the advantages of trading partner collaboration. Today, many of the largest, most successful manufacturing, distribution, and retail companies utilize EDI solutions to exchange business information autonomously and in real time.

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