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New Year, New ERP?

New Year, New ERP? Many companies realize the importance of streamlining their supply chain processes - the myriad of benefits reaped from automating manual processes in order to better manage large volumes of paperwork, reduce hours of administrative duties, and reduce the potential for errors that could be encountered at any step of the supply chain process. When companies make it a priority to invest in a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning... Read More

Home Hardware Changes – Article by Hardlines.ca

Providing EDI services to Home Hardware and their supplier community for the past 14 years, Commport has come to see just how in touch Home Hardware is with their community focused, members first attitude.  Over the last number of months we have been working with Home Hardware to onboard many suppliers to become EDI compliant. Their goal is to “tighten and strengthen the relationship between Home Hardware and their vendor base".  Published by Hardlines (... Read More

Retail Council of Canada Annual STORE Conference

Commport’s Brian Miles attended the RCC STORE event May 28 -29 at the Toronto Congress Centre. RCC has done a great job of growing its membership, expanding the STORE Conference and attracting both sought after speakers and over 2,000 attendees to the STORE event. This two day event had a number of noteworthy speakers. Diane Brisebois, ... Read More

Commport Attends MEDEC MedTech Conference

Commport attended MEDEC MEDTech 2019 Conference on April 3rd. Although not as well attended as some have been in the past, the topics and presentations were well done and extremely relevant.  Many of the presentations were formatted using highly interactive panelists in a relaxed atmosphere.  The focus for the most part was on Innovation in Healthcare and involved Patient Outcomes as part of the discussion.  In a few panel discussions, actual patients were on stage and involved. ... Read More

Consider Moving to a New ERP System?

Many companies realize the importance of streamlining their supply chain processes - the myriad of benefits reaped from automating manual processes in order to better manage large volumes of paperwork, reduce hours of administrative duties, and reduce the potential for errors that could be encountered at any step of the supply chain process.  Companies make it a priority to invest in a new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software, a large investment for a... Read More

RCC’s Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series – October 17

On October 17, 2018 Commport was excited to attend the Retail Council of Canada’s Leaders in Retail Breakfast Series* featuring Sarah Davis, CEO of Loblaws. RCC’s CEO, Diane Brisebois interviewed Sarah on stage in front of over 400 people and asked a number of pertinent questions related to Loblaw and Canadian retail industry.  Sarah is a gifted communicator and answered all the questions with a lot of clarity, depth and honesty in telling the Loblaw story and handling hot topics... Read More

The Security of EDI Data

The Security of EDI Data    Since 1975, corporations of all sizes have put their trust into Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) to exchange commercial transactions with their trading partner community, and since 1984, they have relied and put their trust into Value Added Networks (VANs) to move these transactions in a Store & Forward model for data handling. Commport entered the EDI Services industry and became a VAN in 1985, and built a reputation for s... Read More

How Do I Start Doing EDI?

EDI or Electronic Data Interchange is a method of exchanging business transactions between parties, electronically. Based on internationally recognized standards, EDI is used to support a diverse range of  important business processes such as supply chain management (purchase o... Read More

What are your EDI problems costing you?

  When problems arise with your EDI, it’s not only the compliance charges from your trading partner that ends up costing you money. EDI is supposed to streamline your business by enabling documents to flow from your trading partners across the internet or a p... Read More