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Prepare for Black Friday & Cyber Monday by Upgrading Your EDI. Upgrade your EDI to DataTrans for maximum up-time to operate efficiently under high demands. Each year the sensationalized Black Friday and Cyber Monday supersede sales from previous years and there is no slowing down this year. Strategic planning......

With online shopping disrupting retail shopping, suppliers need the right tools to drop-ship orders efficiently and track shipments. The first item to check off the list: become EDI compliant. DataTrans is an affordable all-in-one solution that maximizes the value of EDI with features and tools......

If your IT is not moving to the cloud, it should be. With the cloud, you can access EDI from anywhere at any time.   Top 6 reasons to make the switch to cloud-based EDI. 1 DataTrans reliable cloud-based infrastructure provides maximum up-time so that your......

You just signed a deal with a retailer to get your product on the shelves both in-stores and online. They are requiring you become EDI compliant. Why are they asking for this? What do you need to know about EDI? How should you proceed? Find all......

EDI Integration with QuickBooks Combine the power of QuickBooks with cloud-based EDI, WebEDI, and streamline the transaction process. WebEDI users can easily manage invoices within QuickBooks that will automatically appear in WebEDI. Automate orders and invoices by connecting two systems with tools and features tailored......

Focus on the core of your business by simplifying and automating processes like order management. Let us introduce you to DataTrans eCommerce tools. WebEDI  WebEDI is simplifies order processing from start to finish for all industries. Key features include: Automatic email alerts that notify you......

HIPAA (Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) EDI claims processing standardizes electronic medical transactions for healthcare providers, payers and clearinghouses all while protecting patient medical information. On March 31, 2012 HIPAA EDI claims processing standard was implemented. EDI 837 Healthcare Claim Transaction is the most......

With increased orders and everchanging demands of order fulfillment, buyers require supplier EDI compliance. As businesses expand, solutions are available that can support and streamline the supply chain process for suppliers. DataTrans’ scalable EDI solutions enable suppliers to timely and efficiently process orders and automate......

Healthcare partners, payors, and vendors choose EDI as a safe, fast, and cost-effective method for automating the business processes. From the customer perspective, using EDI: Keeps healthcare affordable Improves the accuracy of information exchanged between healthcare participants, improving the quality of healthcare delivery and its......

When buyers require that suppliers use EDI, the solution should be integrated into business processes. DataTrans WebEDI connects external trading partners to your internal accounting programs such as Intuit’s QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online. With WebEDI QuickBooks Integrator, purchase orders (EDI 850) flow in from......

Ecommerce is taking over the retail market and retailers are adapting with a drop ship model. “E-commerce continues double-digit growth, with online shoppers planning to use all digital devices more in the future” (“UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper”). Drop shipping also known as direct-to-consumer......

Often, suppliers tell us that they use multiple EDI portals. This creates inefficiency, causes unnecessary extra steps, requires training for different systems, and increases costs. Consolidating EDI services will save time and money by connecting all trading partners to one EDI portal.  Ease of Management......

It’s that time of the year again that we are all thankful for. Sales, promotions and stocking up on gifts for the holiday season to gift loved ones or treat ourselves. Let’s take a closer look at Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday is a widely-known sensation......

Turn to DataTrans to create a QuickBooks integrated solution. Quickbooks is a commonly used accounting system. EDI suppliers needed a solution that would decrease manual data entry and time to export/ import purchase orders and invoices from their EDI portal to QuickBooks and vice versa.......

With Holidays around the corner sales will see a drastic increase. Suppliers need the ability to quickly fulfill orders. To achieve business efficiency suppliers are turning to Electronic Data Interchange. Or as we call it, WebEDI.  WebEDI we refer to as the foundation that allows......

August has a lot going on. Summer is coming to an end with back-to-school shopping. Kids are returning to school and fall is right around the corner. This is the perfect time to tune your sales and operations plans. Suppliers can see tremendous growth with......

Shoppers are used to unbeatable sales on Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving, but there is another great date for sales. Retailers are showing their pride this 4th of July. “While July 4th is known for fireworks and barbecues than serious shopping, it’s still one......

In recent years, companies are zeroing in on data by taking a closer look at data trends and analytics to create action plans with measurable and attainable goals. In this blog, we will be focusing on benefits of data-driven decision making by referencing articles from......

A great feature offered by DataTrans Solutions, Inc. is our cloud-based system allowing easy access to our WebEDI platform (Electronic Data Interchange), available anywhere at any time using only your web browser. For more information view our WebEDI. Read more below about how the cloud is changing......

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has changed the way retailers do business. Efficiency and accessibility are huge advantages.   Electronic data interchange takes your basic paper documents and makes the process electronic, such as: Purchase Order, Advanced Shipment Notice, Invoice. Our technology allows a Purchase Order......

Electronic Data Interchange (or simply, EDI) is the sharing and exchange of business documents and other related information in an electronic format from computer to computer and between corporate associates and business partners in a standard and structured format. EDI has a slew of benefits......

We can fill this page with fluff as to why DataTrans Solutions tops competitors OR we can give you real data from customers just like you sifting through EDI companies deciding which fits best. Let’s start with our most recent partner Cambridge Health Alliance who......

Over the coming weeks, our Retail Customers will be making up a significant portion of their annual sales and we here at DataTrans Solutions are very thankful for the opportunity to support them through this important time of year. Right before the Holiday hustle-and-bustle goes......

In most hospitals, supply-chain automation usually starts and finishes based upon spend, which is simply calculated by looking at who a hospital or healthcare organization spends the most money with over a period of time. On average, the top 10% are then automated via EDI......

The University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute has released a new study that uncovers the evolution of B2B electronic integration and indicates that more organizations are investing in B2Bi in an effort to increase business flow efficiency and cut costs. The survey asked over......

Discount giant Target Corp (TGT.N) is cracking down on their suppliers as part of a multi-billion dollar overhaul to speed up its supply chain and better compete with rivals like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. The sixth-largest U.S. retailer by sales is tightening deadlines for deliveries to its......

DataTrans Solutions, Inc. is very pleased to announce our inclusion in Healthcare Tech Outlook Magazine’s “20 Most Promising Health Information Exchange Solution Providers” (see article). What’s more, in an extremely tight and competitive market, DataTrans is the only company on the list specializing in providing a full range of customized EDI......

Clearly not every best practice resides in healthcare. Although the clinical technology used in our industry is second to none, the use of technology to run our businesses that is common in other sectors is largely different. The case of electronic data interchange (EDI) is......

When is the right time to move from a manual EDI fulfillment process to an integrated supply chain?  Is there a magic variable, a perfect time, or threshold that makes the most sense?  Well, yes, there is.  The decision to switch from a manually involved......

The AS2, Applicability Standard 2 for EDI, is quickly becoming one of the most secure, reliable and popular methods for sending and receiving data over the internet.   The concept for AS2 is rather simple and basically involves sending data between two points via the web......

Traditional commerce is going through a rapid metamorphosis.  The market is constantly adapting and evolving to keep up with the constant advancements in technology and logistical processes.    Today’s consumers are now demanding immediate gratification and greater access to goods which is causing traditional commerce and......

DataTrans WebEDI is a great productivity tool for companies requiring a simple EDI solution that complies with trading partner requirements. However, there’s more to the solution than meets the eye. Over the years we have added many enhancements to make the EDI process more efficient......