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Mindfulness at NEECOM

Fri, Jun 21, 2019 @ 08:30 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI User Group, RFID tagging, B2B integration, B2B, Syncrofy


The EDI Alliance had the opportunity to visit the spring NEECOM conference in Boston a few weeks ago.  Being my first time, I didn't know what to expect.  First of all, you cannot beat spring in New England.  The snow has melted and the flowers are blooming.  The humidity has not settled over the region yet and there's a light breeze in the air.  Between the beautiful weather and knowing one of our nicest clients, Northeast Delta Dental, would be in attendance, I had hopes.  

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'Twas the Night Before Christmas: An EDI Fairytale

Mon, Dec 24, 2018 @ 08:30 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in RFID tagging, EDI, rfid, X12, EDI manager


Photo appears courtesy of Thad Zajdowicz.  This week, for a little #flashbackfriday, we are reprinting our fun takeoff on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.  Just a little holiday humor...with sincere apologies to the original author, Clement Clarke Moore.

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the store not a PO was issued, and 860s no more. 

RFID tags hung by receiving dock with care, in hopes that the trucks soon would be there.

The clerks were all nestled at registers and stations, while visions of UPC codes danced across nations.

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RFID in NFL Football – What Does this Have to Do with EDI?

Mon, Feb 29, 2016 @ 01:49 PM / by Roger Curtis posted in EDI Technology, supply chain, technology, RFID tagging


Photo appears courtesy of Jonathan Holmes.  RFID (radio frequency ID), a cousin to the EDI 856 ASN document, which is used to track shipment cartons along the supply chain all the way to the distribution center has a new, wider adoption in NFL football. What?!  With the Super Bowl and entertaining (and expensive) media spots behind us for this year, what does EDI and RFID have to do with football?

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Aurora EDI Alliance's Greatest Hits Volume 1

Fri, Nov 08, 2013 @ 11:07 AM / by Shandra Locken posted in EDI Technology, EDI considerations, EDI software, EDI Implementation, EDI options, EDI education, supplier enablement, RFID tagging


Photo appears courtesy of Phillip Pessar.  After two years of blogging, we feel that we have earned the right (unlike some top 40 artists out there) to put together a Greatest Hits of our most popular blogs. This list of ten blogs is a countdown to the most viewed blog article on our site.  The list might surprise certainly surprised us!

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EDI and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 01:01 PM / by Faith Lamprey posted in data transformation, EDI Technology, benefits of EDI, technology, RFID tagging


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Macy's Begins Requiring RFID Tagging of Items Nationwide

Fri, Jan 27, 2012 @ 01:31 PM / by Roger Curtis posted in EDI Technology, EDI considerations, RFID tagging


This just in...Macy's and Bloomingdale's rolls out RFID item level tagging of clothing in ten categories beginning in February for all 810 stores plus DCs in 45 U.S. states, DC, Guam and Puerto Rico.  In an effort to track inventory more easily on an automated basis, suppliers are being required to apply UHF (ultra high frequency) EPC Gen(eration) 2 RFID tags containing manufacturer, product code and a serial number in a serialized GTIN format (SGTIN-96).

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