What is a Global Location Number (GLN)?

Blogpost by: Sandra de Vries
From: Thursday 8 January 2015

A GLN is a number of 13 characters long, with which a business address as a unique address is identified. GLNs form the "key" to retrieve information from databases. The corresponding name, address and other details are linked to that unique GLN number. This can be both internal and external business locations. GLN numbers are widely used for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) with your Trading Partners and therefore they...

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Tags: Data, EDI, GLN

How strong is your Ecommerce for your customers?

Blogpost by: Adam Stanier
From: Friday 30 January 2015

We now live in an age where standards are set by the nature of how we consume information and what information we expect to access. We have become impatient and demand complete visibility of our orders in real-time. When purchasing IT for business the demand from a customer can be more critical as this can have a wider impact on the customer. With such high standards demanded, the success and to encourage the use of your Ecommerce there is...

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Onetrail Message Validator

Blogpost by: Thomas Herbers
From: Friday 6 March 2015

This anecdote stems from the pioneering days of Artificial Intelligence development. The biblical quote “The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak” was translated from English to Russian using Esperanto, and then translated back again. The resulting sentence was altered in a rather colorful manner: “The vodka is allright but the meat is rotten”. This demonstrates the importance of mutual understanding in every...

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Onetrail TPN has released a new RESTful Price and Availability service

Blogpost by: Cor Zijlstra
From: Monday 9 November 2015

Zeist, November 9th 2015 Onetrail continues to develop it’s Trading Partner Network with new features. Now, it has released a brand new Price and Availability service (P&A). The popular P&A service inquires real time price and stock with all TPN connected sellers. With the former version (SOAP) of the Price and Availability service the consumer had to specify the sellers for the inquired products. Now, with the new...

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Not all content is created equal!

Blogpost by: Adam Stanier
From: Friday 13 November 2015

  Many undervalue product content as a necessary frustration, “surely it can’t cost that much for a few pictures and description ……”, “we’ll make do with what we have its cheap….”. Yet like an iceberg floating in the sea much of the substance on the subject of data lies beneath the surface out of sight. The age old phrase “you get what you pay for” couldn’t be...

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