Disruption is occurring in many established industries... and the wholesale industry is feeling the heat from the Amazon effect. We spoke with people from all sides of the supply chain—manufacturing, distribution, and contracting—to get their perspectives on what is driving these changes and how each part of the supply chain can compete.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2017
IDEA Contact: Reina Munsch
Phone: (703) 562-4681
IDEA Releases 2018 eBusiness Standards Updates
All Changes to Industry Standards Slated for Implementation in June 2018
ARLINGTON, VA – The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA…
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ETIM International contact: Marc Habets Phone: +32-2-5889827
Brussels, November 2017
Jan Janse new president ETIM International
ETIM International, the global coordinating organisation for the technical product data classification, has elected Jan Janse of Sonepar…
If you are an Industry Data Exchange (IDX) subscriber, you likely connect your current Enterprise Resource Package (ERP) or Order Management System (OMS) to the IDX using one of the following connections: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) or Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). Here, we take a look at the difference between the two and explore why IDEA prefers SFTP.
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One way to obtain pricing data is to have each manufacturer share it directly with IMARK members. However, manufacturers making any price changes would have to reach out to each distributor trading partner to inform them of…
This recently signed partnership will strengthen the interoperability of open standards throughout the building and infrastructure lifecycle and value chain and improve the broader availability of digital product information.
Investing in the future means investing in top-notch product data. The industry has created a solution that equips distributors with standards-based, comprehensive, up-to-date product data directly from their manufacturer trading partners: the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW).