News & Events

Happy Holidays from the IDEA Team

As the 2007 year comes to an end, the IDEA staff would like to express our gratitude to you for supporting our initiatives to advance eCommerce throughout the industry. We are optimistic and excited about the opportunities the New Year…

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January IDW Training Schedule

IDEA continues to offer distributor and manufacturer trainings, Net Pricing sessions and the most recently added Inbound Mapper training. The January dates for these trainings are: IDW Distributor Training Sessions: Wednesday, January 9: 1:30-3:00PM Wednesday, January 23: 1:30-3:00PM IDW Manufacturer…

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Industry Data Warehouse 2007 Year in Review

  • 21 Dec 2007
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IDEA has made great strides with the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) in 2007. During the year, numerous features were added to the system such as Net Into Stock pricing and the Inbound Mapper. The security rating tested by a third party,…

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Why is the Item Status Code so Important to my Organization?

  • 19 Dec 2007
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The Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) Item Status codes provide a short cut to assist manufacturers in delivering messages about their product changes. These messages are critical to inventory management within the distributors’ business software.   The IDW Item Status codes…

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New IDEA Customer: First Electric Supply

First Electric Supply, a distributor from Indianapolis, IN, became an IDEA customer on December 19, 2007. First ES is a full line stocking distributor of electrical supplies. They will be taking advantage of the cost savings and reliability of the Industry Data…

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New IDEA IRD CERICOMX® Customers

IDEA, a 1SYNC Data Pool On-Board Solution (OBS) partner, implements suppliers that subscribe to the 1SYNC data pool using IDEA's IRD CERICOMX® application. IDEA was recently assigned seven suppliers: Shamrock Foods Company Milton’s Fine Foods Oregon Mint Snuff Company …

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New IDEA Customer: National Marker Company

National Marker Company (NMC), a manufacturer from Slatersville, RI, became an IDEA customer on December 14, 2007. NMC is a manufacturer of safety identification products servicing a worldwide distribution network. They will be taking advantage of the cost savings and reliability of…

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