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Corporate Development

PartnerLinQ Expands Supply Chain Solutions Framework with ECGrid

[Cranbury, NJ], [Marina del Rey, CA] [July 27, 2021] – Supply chain business connectivity iPaas solution PartnerLinQ has announced a significant expansion of “Visionet VAN” to its EDI and Supply Chain Connectivity offerings. PartnerLinQ has selected ECGrid Network service of

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IMI Ford Loren Data Kleinschmidt
EDI Heros

Leading B2B/EDI Networks Collaborate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Joint Press Release Leading B2B/EDI Networks Collaborate to Quickly Enable Ford Ventilator Vendor Supply Chain to assist in the U.S. fight against COVID-19 deaths Marina del Rey, CA & Deerfield, IL — May 21, 2020 [updated: May 28, 2020]

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ECGrid

Target/ECGrid Holiday Hotline

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

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EDI

Retailer Summit – Agenda

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

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ECGrid

X.400 – EDI into Europe

Back in the early 80s, some folks had an idea for global e-mail…no these were not the same folks who were working on the Internet. What these folks delivered in 1984 was the first version of X.400. Never heard of

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CEO's Letter

The New Era of EDI – Post 3/4/2014

Since I entered in the EDI industry in 1996, I have not seen a more promising time to be in this market. The GXS era was an unfortunate disruption to the natural growth of a networked market; however, under the

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Featured

There Will Be No Disruption

OpenText has agreed to continue exchanging data with Loren Data and has rescinded the disconnection.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

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ECGridOS

New Products from Loren Data

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

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ECGridOS

I Built That!

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

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CEO's Letter

Laughing at Ourselves

I don’t know who created this, but this is a must view for anyone who has ever touched EDI or “driven” a VAN. My hat’s off to you EDIcommunity! Todd Gould President Loren Data Corp.  

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CEO's Letter

Watching the Data Go By

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

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CEO's Letter

Is ECGrid a VAN?

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?”

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