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A non-techie’s explanation of IDEA

  • 23 Jun 2005

Before IDEA was created, the electrical channel's information highway was a lawless place. Picture the data as cars-and trucks and motorcycles and bikes and anything else that can move-going in every direction, at any speed. Movement was based on whim,…

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Data is the key link in the supply chain

  • 10 May 2005

When manufacturers and distributors work together to move product through the supply chain, they're moving more than product. They also exchange certain data elements such as UPC, name, description, pricing, commodity code, weight, dimensions, pack size and other information needed…

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