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Healthcare Supply Chain Network Conference 2016

HSCN's National Supply Chain's Conference and Exhibition Linking the Supply Chain Together, promises more learning opportunities than ever before with 2016's all-new introduction of concurrent streams, designed to appeal to individual tastes within the supply chain. The conference runs from May 9-11 and offers excellent opportunities for healthcare supply chain professionals and caters specifically to the Canadian market. Commport is very excit... Read More

MEDEC 2016 MedTech Conference

The MedTech Conference is MEDEC’s annual signature conference for the medtech industry. This year the event is held from Monday, Apr. 25 to Wednesday, Apr. 27 at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre.Commport is this years lanyard sponsor and exhibitor. See you there! To regsiter or sponsor the annual conference visit MEDEC's website ... Read More

What We Do

Explaining what Commport does isn’t the easiest or sexiest thing to try to express especially in an elevator pitch style conversation. Statements like “we provide EDI and data sync services” are most often met with a look of confusion and when we go home at night to our spouses, all they seem to understand is that we work with computers. (but doesn’t just about everyone these days?)I was once coming home from a GS1 Standards Event and upon reaching customs I was faced with the ... Read More

What is Community Enablement?

From an ecommerce perspective, Community Enablement is a recognition that in order for a supply chain to be improved through the use of technologies such as EDI and data synchronization, there must be a defined program for participants to follow and that the large majority of participants in the supply chain must be on board with the program.Most programs lever... Read More

GDSN Implementations: What You Need to Know

GDSN is a universally accepted set of data formatting standards that ensures senders and receivers of product data are operating within the same structure and maintaining the highest levels of data integrity.Its advantages in efficiency, cost-savings and customer service are well documented at http://www.gs1.org, the web site of the non-profit organization that defined and maintains international GDSN standards.O... Read More

Which EDI Solution is Best for You?

So, you’re a manufacturer or supplier of goods. It could be tomatoes, it could be tires, it could be school textbooks...let’s just lump it all together as 'widgets'.As you’ve probably already discovered, producing or sourcing those widgets is just the start. Now you’ve got to get them into an environment where they can be sold to an end user.Electronic Data Interchange ExplainedTo accomplish this, there’s a lo... Read More

The Results Are In!

We Can’t Thank You EnoughAs a customer centric service organization, Commport is always looking for ways to better connect with our customers and to ensure that the services we provide are satisfying their needs and expectations. One important tool that we use to help support these initiatives is our annual Customer Satisfaction Survey which ran from July 1st to September 30th 2015.Commport’s customer satisfaction survey is conducted using an industry standard p... Read More

Commport now Lowe’s Canada Preferred GDSN Provider

Commport announces agreement with Lowes Canada, earning preferred GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) technology vendor statusFurther enhancing Commport’s trusted reputation in the North American GDSN marketplace, suppliers such as Nest Labs and Miele are among those vendors have chosen Commport’s Datapool service. Allowing them the ability to send and receive GDSN product data efficiently and economically with Lowes Canada as well as other North American GDSN retailers s... Read More

Commport Aligns With Reed Tech to Provide Medical Device Manufacturers an Option for FDA GUDID Submissions

AURORA, ONTARIO, APRIL 8, 2015 -- Commport Communications International, Inc. (Commport), a leader in the healthcare solutions marketplace, announced today that it has entered into a strategic marketing alliance with Reed Technology and Information Services Inc. (Reed Tech), a leader in regulatory data management, preparation and submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to provide a compliant solution for medical device manufacturers to make r... Read More

Commport Expands Content Services and Technology Portfolio to Help Healthcare Providers Reduce Costs, Improve Efficiencies

AURORA, ONTARIO FEBRUARY 19, 2015: Commport Communications International, Inc. announced today that it has reached an agreement with Prodigo Solutions to become the licensed reseller of its Healthcare Marketplace and related technologies in Canada. Prodigo Solutions is a healthcare transformation company that improves provider financial control and reduces supply chain costs through pay for performance solutions made possible by people, process and tech... Read More