Representatives of Affiliated Distributors (A-D) and their affiliates: Becker Electric, Franklin Empire, and Fromm Electric share their story of how and why they decided to switch Value-Added Network (VAN) providers. Each company is now using IDEA’s Industry Data Exchange (IDX) for their EDI needs, and this study examines their transition to IDX as well as the results from their efforts.
IDEAL and Kirby Risk both credit IDEA’s Standards Adoption as a top reason why they are able to build a strong foundation to optimize performance, increase electronic activity and automate more of their business processes.
An IMARK Group eCommerce initiative inspires four distributors to collaborate and collect. Four electrical distributors from Buffalo, NY demonstrated teamwork and collaboration to reach the goals set by IMARK’s eCommerce program. Quermback Electric, Davis Electrical Supply, Andersen Electric Supply and L.A. Woolley utilized IDEA’s Industry Data Exchange (IDX) to reach IMARK’s highest eCommerce tier by the 2009 deadline.