Accelerating global growth with efficient, cost-effective trading partner integration in the cloud

The more countries your company operates in, the more trading partner requirements you need to meet. Electronic document interchange (EDI) is vital to accommodate these requirements at scale — but managing EDI in-house can drive up costs. To solve the challenge, The Master Lock Company migrated EDI processes to IBM Sterling Supply Chain Business Network.


Results: 50% faster onboarding for acquired trading partners helps support business growth; Avoids increase in EDI headcount, improving operational cost-effectiveness; and 100% availability, ensuring mission-critical EDI services are always online.


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Allied Bakeries
Delivering just in time every time with seamless B2B integration
Allied Bakeries wanted to upgrade and future-proof its approach to managing mission-critical EDI messages from retail customers and its ability to receive, process and fulfil orders in a timely manner.

The company now achieves 100 percent on-time delivery of its EDI messages in the cloud—ensuring that it can always make just-in-time deliveries to its supermarket customers.
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CEVA Logistics
Creating headroom for growth with 90 percent faster reactions to seasonal peaks in EDI requirements

To drive expansion, CEVA Logistics targeted rock-solid reliability for the EDI services that connect its extensive network of clients and trading partners. Today, with IBM Sterling Supply Chain solutions, CEVA adds additional EDI capacity rapidly—delivering high availability even during seasonal peaks, and the headroom to take on new business while offering high-quality services to its clients.


Results: 90% faster scaling of EDI capacity enables CEVA to meet seasonal peaks in demand; 40% faster time to market for new trading partners; 50% cost avoidance achieved compared with an in-house solution

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