Target/ECGrid Holiday Hotline

Loren Data Communications ECGrid, Retail

Loren Data Provides Peace of Mind to Target Vendors Season’s Greetings! During this crucial holiday season, Loren Data is proud to announce a Target/ECGrid Holiday Hotline for all Target vendors. Target Corporation’s new EDI VAN and AS2 communications partner, Loren Data knows that reliable EDI connectivity with Target is mission critical at any time, but even more so during the …

Retailer Summit – Agenda

Todd Gould EDI, Retail

Here is the agenda for the Retailer Summit sponsored by Loren Data and hosted by X12 at the Trimester Meeting in Pittsburgh on September 26, 2017. If you want to add to the discussion, please share your ideas by commenting on this blog post! Retailer Summit September 26, 2017 Agenda 9:00 – 9:15               Welcome 9:15 – 9:30               Introductions 9:30 – …

There Will Be No Disruption

Todd Gould Featured, Interconnects

OpenText has agreed to continue exchanging data with Loren Data and has rescinded the disconnection. The ability to set up new partnerships will resume immediately and data will continue to flow uninterrupted. Link to OpenText Notice Industry and Customer First – Always Regards, Todd Gould President & CEO      

New Products from Loren Data

Todd Gould ECGridOS, EDI, Featured, VANs

This month we have launched two new products: SuperHUBSM and VendorConnect. Both have been driven by customer demand and are directly intended to stabilize the shifting sand that is today’s EDI messaging environment. SuperHUB has been in development for some time and is a natural extension of ECGrid, enhanced for major EDI Hub end-users. Not just another VAN, SuperHUB is …

I Built That!

Todd Gould ECGridOS, EDI, VANs

One of the most common search terms we have hitting our web site is “How do I become a VAN?” Great question. There is no off-the-shelf VAN software. Each and every VAN has built their own system, designed to handle standard (X12, EDIFACT, TRADACOM, etc.) and non-standard EDI data. And for the sake of this argument I will also include …

Watching the Data Go By

Todd Gould EDI, President's Letter

I’ve been running an EDI VAN since 1996. From those first days of watching data move across the system I’ve been mesmerized. Every day people buy food, products, clothes, cars, etc. and they have no idea about the Data Dance that occurred in perfect harmony, which allowed them to enjoy the benefits of this economy. I never forget the day …

Is ECGrid a VAN?

Todd Gould President's Letter, VANs

This is a very interesting question, as the entire future of the industry may depend on the answer. The related questions are “What is a VAN?” and “What is the difference between an EDI VAN and an EDI Service Provider?” Let’s start with the last question first as I think it is quite telling. What Is a VAN? This is …