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Podcast: Exploring the Growth of VMI in the Electrical Channel

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a supply chain automation tool used to automate inventory management and order fulfillment. In this podcast, we are joined by Tom Hoar, Director of Sales, Datalliance, and Tom Kozak, President, Pan-Pro, as we explore what is driving the growth of VMI adoption within the electrical channel and take a look at how both manufacturers and distributors can enhance their VMI relationships.

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EDI Expert Insights: Using EDI to Power Your VMI Process

From the Desk of Tom Guzik, Manager of B2B EDI Solutions at IDEA. Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) is a supply chain automation tool in which manufacturers (vendors) electronically monitor and maintain their distributors’ inventory levels using electronic data interchange (EDI). VMI automates inventory management and order fulfillment and is growing quickly within the electrical channel, particularly among distributors and manufacturers with a high volume of items and high inventory turns.

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