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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

Data Issues and the Failure of Target Canada

As a Commport professional, I have always maintained that EDI is not really an IT function, rather it is a business function.  Doing B2B EDI and/or Global Data Synch effectively, means leveraging technology and international standards to efficiently reflect an organization’s business ... Read More

Provinces Support the GDSN (Global Data Synchronization Network) – New Resources for MEDEC Members from Commport Communications

Message from MEDEC Allied Business Member Commport Communications regarding free resources they’re offering for MEDEC Members:Provincial health authorities are supporting the GDSN as an authorized global product content solution for their suppliers to use to publish their product content to them. Some provinces have not yet declared their support for the GDSN but additional announcements are expected.The GDSN is a GS1 Global, standards-based network of 31 cert... Read More

Commport Communications International inc. Breaks Into the PROFIT500 List

AURORA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 18, 2014)Commport Communications International inc., has been ranked for the first time by PROFIT Magazine for their 26th annual PROFIT 500 list, a definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the summer issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their revenue growth over five years. This list recognizes Canadian entrepreneurs as some of the m... Read More

Canadian Healthcare Industry to Partner with GDSN Certified Datapool Solution Providers That Are Globally Aligned

Why ECCnet Will Not Work for Canadian HealthcareCanada’s healthcare sector is booming. In fact, between 2001 and 2011 the Canadian pharmaceutical exports sector alone saw 250% growth to become a more than $4 billion dollar industry1. In order to support continued growth and as a member of the global community, Canada needs to ensure that businesses within its borders are using global technology and best practices within their supply chain operations.... Read More

Commport Enters Strategic Partnership With TELUS to Expand EDI and Healthcare IT Services in Canada

 AURORA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 7, 2013) - Commport Communications International, Inc., a leader in B2B document and data management services within the Canadian marketplace, today announced a strategic partnership with TELUS, a leading national telecommunications company in Canada. Together, TELUS and Commport will market and promote the Assure Data Exchange (ADX) document management services as well as Global Data Synchronization (GDSN) in the Canadian healthc... Read More