Supply Chain Lessons at RVCF

This fall’s RVCF Conference (the first in-person event since the pandemic) was held recently at the JW Marriott Camelback in Scottsdale, Arizona.  RVCF and the Marriott both did a great job with enhanced sanitization and social distancing for those in attendance and GraceBlood was there to mingle and learn!  The…

Keeping Up with Changing E-Commerce Technology

Photo appears courtesy of Courtney Carmody. The Amazons and the Walmarts of the world are growing so fast, their vendors can barely keep up.  Amazon has roughly a gazillion vendor types…FBA and FBM oh my!  Meanwhile Walmart has so many vendors you scarcely understand who you’re buying from when you…

EDI Everywhere, Every Day…Who Knew?

As we reflect on a very busy 2018, we cannot help but think back to the late 1980s when we were all new to EDI. We had gotten a taste of programming in communications, connecting computers to Telex machines, and companies were clamoring for technicians who could figure out Bisync…

EDI + API = Supply Chain Success!

Photo appears courtesy of Morag Riddell. No surprise, today’s most successful supply chain companies are doing more and more business electronically. From a personal consumer perspective, aren’t we all? Industry leaders like Amazon, AutoZone and Walmart understand this and are driven from the boardroom to the warehouse to handle all aspects of business…

Purchase Order Confirmation Rates: Navigating Amazon’s New Chargebacks

Photo appears courtesy of Wendy. Amazon recently announced a new type of chargeback that will initially impact Hardlines’ Vendor Central suppliers. While this might not seem to apply to you or your other trading relationships today, Amazon more and more (like Walmart in the past) is a bellwether when it…