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Leading software integration with a human-centred approach

EDI

API

Solutions

Leading software integration with a human-centred approach

Josh Ambler, Senior Manager for BDO’s Information Systems division, shares his thoughts on the current state of integration and the recent explosion of SaaS software.

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EDI

API

Basics

5 reasons your IT team should outsource integrations

Here are five reasons why enterprises should outsource integration, so IT teams can focus more on strategic initiatives.

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EDI

API

Supply Chain

Solutions

Supply chain integration can be a problem or competitive advantage

Integrating with some of the world’s largest shipping lines, logistics operators, warehouses, local customs brokers and transport companies is easier said than done.

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Suppliers

What are the best alternative systems once TradeGecko is fully retired?

Businesses using Quickbooks Commerce need to find a new Inventory Management System. If you've found yourself in this situation, it’s important to understand what options are available.

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Suppliers

News

NZ’s hottest food brands get the supply chain edge with Kiwi tech

The last decade has seen NZ food brands experience phenomenal growth. Alongside many of them has been Kiwi tech-integration company, Crossfire

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EDI

Solutions

What are the options for businesses once OneSaas is retired?

With the recent acquisition of OneSaas by Intuit, all non-Quickbooks systems currently connected via OneSaas will no longer be supported.

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Supply Chain

3PL

Solutions

Next-generation 3PL warehousing must be about integration

3PL warehouses must differentiate before they’re swallowed by economies of scale

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Security

We’re ISO 27001 certified, is it worth it?

Sandfield (& Crossfire) is now IS0 27001 certified for implementing, maintaining, and improving an information security management system and the related processes.

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API

Supply Chain

Understanding API integration for supply chains

Effective supply chain management relies on connected infrastructure, logistics, and business ecosystems. And an application programming interface (API) is the glue that connects them all.

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EDI in warehouse

EDI

Basics

What is EDI compliance and how does it work?

To be EDI compliant is simply the ability to exchange business documents, such as purchase orders and invoices, in a format your trading partners require

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Supply Chain

3PL

eCommerce

4 ways to optimise your ecommerce fulfilment process

Optimising eCommerce order fulfilment benefits all areas of business, giving companies a competitive edge. Here are 4 ways you can start the process.

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EDI

Basics

What is PEPPOL? The Framework Saving NZ and Australian businesses $30b

Another year, another message standard that’s meant to change the world, simplify integration and be adopted by everyone

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Supply Chain

3PL

Solutions

Suppliers

eCommerce

What kind of business is Crossfire suitable for?

There are a range of integration offerings and providers available, it’s important to understand what is most appropriate for your business and what may not add significant value to your business.

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EDI

API

Basics

API vs EDI - Why you need both for your integration

Both EDI and API are used to transfer data from one system to another. They are often compared in conversation as completely separate methods, but the reality is they are used together collectively as complimentary methods for integrating systems

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Suppliers

Honest Brew in the Spotlight

Honest Brew is a UK-based craft beer supplier, delivering personalised subscriptions to beer lovers around the world. We had a chat with Co-Founder Andrew about what makes their business tick.

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EDI

API

Basics

4 tips to save time when setting up EDI and API integrations

If you are looking to have an integration set up using API's and EDI, it's important to understand that there is a level of work involved from your end. Here are some tips to get the most out of your integration.

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EDI

Supply Chain

What are the options for supply chain managers with BizTalk’s retirement?

With significant changes to Microsoft’s BizTalk product, leading companies like Foodstuffs and Qube have updated their approach to supply chain data exchange and adopted a managed service solution.

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EDI

ROI

When does EDI become cost effective?

To be able to compete there is a need to make processes as efficient as possible. Having automated systems & processes will give visibility when data is being exchanged between partners. The end result is real-time data flow between systems used in the process.

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Supply Chain

How to make your company’s supply chain integration world-class

Having full visibility and timeframes of shipments isn’t some utopia or false promise, this capability exists now with EDI and API integration.

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EDI

API

Supply Chain

3PL

eCommerce

Dodging 3P-Hell: How smart integration solves 3PL warehousing problems

We’ve helped a bunch of companies integrate their 3PL warehouses and some common themes and questions often pop up. So here’s our take on integrating 3PL warehouses with your ecommerce systems.

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EDI

Basics

Not all EDI partners are created equal | Choosing quality EDI Services

To get the most out of your EDI system, you need to be careful when selecting a partner. The right one can really take your business to a new level because everything is done for you.

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