In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry is most commonly utilized when suppliers want to provide available and future inventory quantities, either corporately or by ship from location. The primary purpose of an EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry is for a supplier to provide a purchaser with a number of goods currently on-hand and on-order, […]


In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 830 Planning Schedule With Release Capability is essentially an electronic sales forecast. You can think of an EDI 830 planning schedule with release capability as an electronic version of a paper planning schedule. Used primarily in the manufacturing industry this document exchange is reserved for when manufacturers are communicating with […]


In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 810 is the electronic version of a traditional paper invoice. Used primarily in the manufacturing and retail industries, an EDI 810 Invoice is sent by the vendor or supplier to a retail partner or distributor to request payment for products and/or services. While the EDI 810 invoice is the most […]


This year, the 15th annual International Business Awards (IBA) has honored Epicor Software Corporation with two significant awards. The event itself exists to celebrate and recognize innovators and collaborators throughout the world that are dedicated to business growth. Epicor International Business Awards 2018 honors reinforce the company as a heavyweight in providing industry-specific enterprise software solutions on […]


Oracle NetSuite Banking as a Service has just announced as a solution to the issues facing modern banking. The cloud-based solution provides banks and financial institutions with the tools needed to differentiate services and improve their customers’ overall experience. Oracle NetSuite Banking As a Service Oracle NetSuite Banking as a Service further expands on banks’ capabilities […]


If you haven’t heard of Manufacturing Day, the series of events is designed as a celebration of modern manufacturing and serves to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Talks, open houses, and guided tours of manufacturing facilities across the country take place on the first Friday in October. This year, Manufacturing Day takes place on Friday, […]


We’re excited to announce that Encompass Solutions will be exhibiting our consulting expertise, business services, and Epicor ERP solutions at the annual Georgia Manufacturing Summit 2018 on October 10th at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, Georgia. Join us at booth #33 for a day of learning, networking, and discovery into what the latest ERP technology […]


What Is EDI? Electronic Data Interchange, is defined by the National Institute of Standards and Technology as, “the computer-to-computer interchange of strictly formatted messages that represent documents other than monetary instruments. EDI implies a sequence of messages between two parties, either of whom may serve as originator or recipient. The formatted data representing the documents […]


USW negotiations continue as representatives report that progress had been made in the latest round of contract bargaining with US Steel. Negotiations between the two entities will continue and a strike will be avoided provided that gaps in asks from union members can be filled in a reasonable timeframe. Currently, US Steel proposes an additional […]


Last week, United Steelworkers members employed at US Steel facilities voted in favor of enacting a work stoppage if current contract negotiations do not result in the conditions workers seek. There were rumblings of an ArcelorMittal steelworker strike authorization vote to take place this week. Yesterday, ArcelorMittal steelworkers strike rumors become reality as members voted unanimously in […]