So you’ve got a bunch of great products and you’re looking to make the leap into the big leagues, doing business with some of the biggest retailers, like Target and Wal-Mart. What’s the most important thing you need to get? An EDI solution!
Why EDI Is So Important
EDI stands for electronic data interchange, and it is incredibly important to wholesale distributors, manufacturers, and other businesses that ship lots of goods to retailers. Big retailers won’t even do business with you unless you have an EDI solution.
What an EDI solution does is it takes all of the information about an order that you need to send to retailers and it formats it to meet their specifications.
Fishbowl’s Integration with EDI Solutions
Fishbowl is compatible with these EDI solutions:
Every retailer is different and they have their own unique forms. By using an EDI solution, you can gain access to new retail opportunities and make sure all of your T’s are crossed and I’s are dotted.
What’s in Store for Next Week
So far in this series I’ve covered Fishbowl’s compatibility with:
Next week I’ll talk about Shipping Solutions that Fishbowl integrates with. Stay tuned!
Can’t wait that long? Go to the Fishbowl Compatibility page on our website to see all of these solutions, plus many others.
Robert Lockard is a copywriter with Fishbowl. He writes for several blogs about inventory management, manufacturing, QuickBooks, and small business. Fishbowl is the #1-requested manufacturing and warehouse management software for QuickBooks users. Robert enjoys running, reading, writing, spending time with his wife and children, and watching movies.