DiCentral And Mary Kleespies Publish Book On Retailer Supply Chain Compliance Best Practices
Houston, TX – DiCentral and Mary Kleespies, DiCentral’s Director of Supply Chain Consulting, announce the release of Ask Mary: Making EDI and Supplier Compliance Simple. This book, which is meant to be a valuable tool for the retail industry, expands on Ms. Kleespies’ 30 years of experience in supply chain management and business-to-business communication.
Highlights from the book include an exhaustive review of the history of EDI, a step-by-step guide for EDI and supplier compliance program implementation, and a discussion on the benefits of measuring supplier performance. “My main goal in writing this book is to provide a guide for members of the retail industry that discusses the most important aspects of the supply chain, and specifically addresses the challenges that they face,” said Ms. Kleespies. “My hope is that this book can be a resource for the retail industry when questions arise concerning vendor compliance, EDI implementation, and other hot button topics that I often discuss with retailers.”
Ask Mary: Making Retail EDI and Supplier Compliance Easy will be available to purchase at GS1 Connect 2012, VCF Retail Only Conference, and the VCF East Coast Collaboration Conference, with plans for wider distribution through Amazon and DiCentral.com.
About DiCentral Corporation
Founded in 2000, today DiCentral is a leading global innovator in the EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) industry segment. A broad range of Software plus Services solutions enables a seamless exchange of data throughout supply chain networks. DiCentral's integration solutions are scalable to the size, growth, and unique requirements of each business. In addition, DiCentral develops and markets a complementary suite of supply chain applications for retailers and suppliers, including EDI Testing, Global Enablement, Web EDI, Managed Services, and more.
About Mary Kleespies
With over 30 years of experience, Mary Kleespies is a recognized industry expert in B2B communications between retailers and their supply chain. Ms. Kleespies currently serves as Director, Supply Chain Consulting for DiCentral Corporation. In this role, she uses her many years of experience to help DiCentral’s retail clients align their B2B/ecommerce processes to fit their unique vendor communities.