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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 into...

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 200 professionals from...

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 warehouses, hiking...

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 and...

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...