IHBMA: EDI Case Study


TrueCommerce creates electronic trading community for national industry body

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Picture this… you’re a national representative body for hardware/DIY retailers and builders merchants, as well as manufacturers/distributors to the trade.

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But, you wish to achieve cost savings and improve business performance across your membership and you require an EDI solution specifically catered for your industry.

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So, you turn to TrueCommerce and GS1 for help. We create a solution ideal for all parties, regardless of shape or size. Using a choice of either EDI or web forms to exchange orders and invoices means that less time is spent printing and posting. Documents can also be prepared online and sent using GS1s Global Location Numbers (GLNs).

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Now, you’re benefitting from reduced processing costs which directly improves your bottom line, no handling of paper, no lost files, increased accuracy and an ability to free staff to focus on more strategic initiatives which deliver greater benefits to your business. 


“TrueCommerce committed to understanding our specific industry requirements and configured its core solution to meet them and that’s why they’re our EDI solution partner. We would strongly recommend that you adopt EDI by contacting TrueCommerce, GS1, or IHBMA offices for assistance.”

Jim Copeland, Chief Executive IHMBA