Improving Profits Through E- Communications

July 2006
Metal Center News;Jul2006, Vol. 46 Issue 8, Special section p9
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of electronic data interchange (EDI) communication by service centers in the steel industry to improve their control over business transactions. This allows for lower inventory, improved employee productivity and better response time to customers. Linking the information to the company's current business model is the key to maximizing the benefits of EDI.


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