The company represented in this study is a real company located in the United States. It is a multi-line distributor of beauty products and a retailer with 140+ stores in the nation. For over 30 years, they have developed and produced beauty products in a small French town from which they have drawn the traditions and techniques as inspiration. The beauty product provider understood the importance of automation, but selecting the right partner was just as significant. It was also understood that they could not disrupt their supply chain so the partner would have to provide as close to a 'No Impact' integration as possible. "Our warehouse order fulfillment process could not be interrupted," said the beauty product provider's IT Director and solution user. In the end, even though they would elect to outsource EDI, they wanted to remain in control of their EDI trading relationships. The idea was to create a plan so that the warehouse, which uses the Sage X3's WMS module to build shipments, would not experience delays. Through the company's experience with the X3 Import/Export tools and DiCentral's EDI expertise, the two teams moved toward the goal of 'No Impact' integration. Click here for more.
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