Julia was a Marketing Specialist working at TIE Kinetix until July 2022. She was involved in the FLOW Academy (TIE Kinetix's educational program), media strategy, event marketing, website optimization, and local marketing strategies. She was an active contributor to the TIE Kinetix Blog.
6 December 2021What Is an EDIFACT CONTRL Message?The EDIFACT CONTRL (CONTRoL) message serves as a confirmation of sorts, and it is similar to ANSI X12’s EDI 997 transaction set. You can also compare it to the Peppol Invoice Response message.
17 November 2021How Peppol Invoice Responses Transform Daily OperationsDo you (or your team) spend a lot of time responding to supplier inquiries regarding the status of their invoices? Do you want this to stop? Well, if you’re exchanging invoices via the Peppol network, we’ve got good news for you.
3 November 2021PINT Is the Future of Peppol The Peppol network is becoming increasingly popular, not only in Europe, but all over the world. Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore have recently joined the community, and with PINT, it seems that Peppol is also making its way into Japan and the U.S.
27 October 2021Improve Working Capital Through AP Automation You know the obvious tips for improving your working capital, but did you know that automating your procure-to-pay or AP process can make a huge difference? You do now.
14 September 2021What Is E-Procurement?The journey to 100% supply chain digitalization doesn't stop at e-invoicing. Enter e-procurement.
30 August 2021What Is the SCAC Code?With so many carriers to choose from, it can be very hard to keep track of all your shipments and containers without a standardized identification method.
25 August 2021Peppol Compliancy: List of RequirementsWe’ve filtered out the information that’s important for you to be aware of as either the sender and/or recipient of electronic document exchange via the Peppol network.
19 August 2021Pros & Cons: Dynamic Discounting vs. Supply Chain FinanceIn utilizing one (or both) methods, buyers and suppliers can achieve their goals despite conflicting motives.
16 August 2021What is a UBL Invoice? You have probably heard of e-invoices, but what is a UBL invoice? UBL stands for Universal Business Language.
14 August 2021EDI 820: What Is an EDI Payment and When Do You Use It?When it comes to EDI transactions, EDI payments are often left in the dark when compared to purchase orders or invoices.
11 August 2021Trending Now: Cut Through the Noise & Gain Actionable InsightsData has penetrated daily life to the point that it’s hard to remember a time when we made decisions based on (cringe) assumptions.
3 August 2021What Is Order-X?Order-X. It sounds mysterious, almost like it's something out of a James Bond movie! But Order-X isn’t a secret, and it’s certainly not from a movie.
28 July 2021International Invoicing for Beginners: What Is VAT Rate?When sending invoices to different countries, different tax rules may apply than what you’re used to—especially if you’re used to dealing with sales and use tax in the U.S.
26 July 2021What Is SEPA?It has introduced new electronic payment methods and has ensured that all payments made in euros within the SEPA area are standardized.
29 June 2021Why Sending Invoices via Email Makes You Vulnerable to Supply Chain AttacksThese attacks are more common than you might think and they usually happen via malware that enters your supply chain via a trading partner.
23 June 2021Supply Chain Attacks: What Are They & How Can You Protect Yourself?According to the U.S. National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), an estimated 80% of cyber attacks worldwide occur through supply chains.
15 June 2021EDI Mapping 101: Direct vs. Canonical Data ModelSetting up or changing maps can indeed become a nightmare without canonical mapping or support from the right EDI mapping services.
15 June 2021Intro to EDI Standards & SubsetsFrom manufacturing to retail to automotive, you’ll find that electronic document exchange has penetrated just about every industry today.
14 June 2021How Supply Chain Visibility Software Enhances Local & Global Optimization The methodological considerations necessary for achieving a successful sourcing strategy with the help of supply chain visibility software.
3 June 2021Why Global Supply Chain Management Is Turning Local For manufacturers that have adopted strategic sourcing methods to achieve supply chain agility, there’s one topic that has been top of mind throughout the ongoing corona crisis: Is it time to rethink globalization in the supply chain? And how can localization efforts support a global supply chain?
1 June 2021How Strategic Sourcing Helps Manufacturers Increase AgilityManufacturers today have learned (and continue to learn) from recent experiences and are doing everything in their power to increase supply chain agility as quickly as possible.
24 May 2021Key EDI Transaction Codes in AutomotiveEDI becomes more important than ever to support seamless collaboration among all business partners involved in the supply chain.
18 May 20213 Influential Developments in EDIVarious in-market trends, technological advancements, and global events have majorly impacted trade, and, therefore, document exchange.
12 May 2021Web EDI: The Importance of Real-Time Inventory Tracking in the Automotive IndustryMany businesses have turned to EDI to ensure inventory is tracked in real time across the supply chain to avoid stockouts and other inventory-related issues.
20 April 2021Emergence of Omnichannel Retail in the Automotive IndustryToday, the retail shopping experience has become far more complex—even in the automotive industry.
19 April 20216 E-Invoicing Implementation ChallengesGood preparation and the right solution provider at your side is essential for success.
1 April 20214 Defining Trends in E-Commerce LogisticsE-commerce businesses are racing to optimize warehouse and distribution operations before they get left behind.
16 March 2021Why E-Commerce Integration Is More Important Than EverSince the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the growth of e-commerce has accelerated like never before.
28 February 2021Beyond Paperless: How EDI Contributes to a Sustainable Supply Chain StrategyDid you know that by exchanging your business documents electronically, you’re saving trees? Of course you did!
22 February 2021The Engine That Fuels a Successful Just-In-Time (JIT) Inventory ApproachThere is one industry in particular that has paved the way to the just-in-time philosophy: Automotive.
19 February 2021How AI & Machine Learning Are Shaping EDIThe features of AI are shaping EDI in ways we could only dream of in the past. Namely, it allows for even less human intervention, taking the benefits of EDI to a whole new level.
26 January 2021Brexit: What Impact Does It Have on E-Commerce? Now that the UK is no longer part of the EU, this has (administrative) consequences for your exports. Here's everything you need to know.
8 January 20212021 E-Invoicing Deadlines Cheat SheetDo you often do business with foreign countries within and/or outside of Europe? Then it’s important for you to know everything that will change in 2021.
7 January 2021E-Invoicing in FinlandBusinesses in Finland have been sending invoices electronically since the 1990s. Today, an astounding 95% of all invoices sent to the state are in an electronic format.
29 December 2020What is a Packing Slip? And Is There an Electronic Version?It is important that a packing slip is sent, as the it allows the buyer to verify that all ordered products have been received.
28 December 2020E-Invoicing in PortugalHere's the most up-to-date information regarding e-invoicing requirements in Portugal.
27 December 2020E-Invoicing in the EUWith all the well-proven advantages such as speed, cost savings, and accuracy, most organizations have come to the decision that it’s no longer justifiable to stick with paper processes.
26 November 2020Can Your EDI Solution Double as a Customer Communication Management (CCM) Tool?CCM tools can be great, but many organizations may not need a special customer communication management platform to achieve their goals.
20 November 2020EDIFACT: A Standard for EDIA simplified definition would be that EDIFACT is an international standard format developed by the UN for electronic data exchange between trading partners via EDI—but there’s a lot more to it, of course.
10 November 2020Achieve Procure-to-Pay Automation with E-Commerce IntegrationWhen you hear the term "procure-to-pay" in the context of e-commerce integration, it’s most often used to discuss end-to-end data exchange via systems connections. AKA procure-to-pay automation.