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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?

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 GDSN, there must be a defined program for participants to follo... Read More

GDSN Implementations: What You Need to Know

GDSN Implementation: 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. Over the next few years, retailers requiring their suppliers to provide GDSN-compliant data will be growing exponentially. The major players in U.S. retail are already mandating it, and it's jus... Read More

Which EDI Solution is Best for You?

Which EDI Solution is Best for You? 10 Step by Step Guide To Find The Best EDI Solution Provider 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... 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 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

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 processes and intellectual property related to organizational data. Throughout my life I have been exposed to many business and economic trends and opportunities as... Read More