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).
IDW item status codes identify the stages of a products life cycle and provide a method to manage the changes. These codes identify the various status of an item, the conditions around that state, and the status codes for each state.
Thank you to the idx customers who have scheduled their upgrade! If you have not already scheduled your upgrade, please review the date ranges available and email our idx team ASAP to ensure you are scheduled for your preferred date range.
To help answer your questions about IDEA’s Industry Data Exchange (IDX) migration, we’re bringing IDEA's B2B EDI Solutions Manager, Tom Guzik, into our IDX Migration Series as he guides IDX customers through what to expect.