The time has come when retailers may begin moving fast-forward with electronic data interchange.
Much of the technology required to make greater use of EDI for a broad range of applications has been available for some time. Until now, however, a number of factors, from security fears to corporate backing, have slowed the rollout of EDI.
But that is starting to change, at least according to some retailers interviewed by SN.
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