November 17, 2011

New B2B and Synchronization Customers

New IDX Customer

Horizon Distribution, established in 1881 and based in Yakima, WA, became an IDEA customer on November 9, 2011. They will take advantage of the cost savings and reliability of the Industry Data Exchange (IDX) to exchange B2B documents and transactions. Serving the Pacific Northwest, Horizon Distribution is a full-line hardware, farm and industrial supply wholesale distributor. Horizon Distribution is a proud member of Affiliated Distributors. Find out more at

New IRD CERICOMX® Customers

As a 1SYNC Data Pool On-Board Solution (OBS) partner, IDEA implements suppliers that subscribe to the 1SYNC data pool using the IRD CERICOMX® Data Synchronization Platform. IDEA was recently assigned 4 four suppliers:

These companies will be trained to use IRD CERICOMX®, an online catalog that suppliers use to register product data with the GS1 Registry® and GDSN via the 1SYNC Data Pool. Suppliers also use this solution to publish product data to demand partners including retailers such as Lowe’s and Walmart.

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