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Tuesday, October 5 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Automate Logistics the Modern Way with API Connections

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Do you want to connect your native IBM i WMS applications to your logistics providers like UPS, FedEx, PINC and CH Robinson using public APIs?_x000D_ _x000D_ The world of paper documents, fax machines, phone calls and even old style EDI is rapidly being replaced by online, real-time communications using APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). _x000D_ _x000D_ APIs make it possible to instantaneously obtain rates, track shipments and generate shipping documents across the entire supply chain. They allow you to easily add new sales channels via online sites like Amazon, Shopify and EBay. You can use them to electronically process orders and invoices without requiring manual effort. Automation allows everything to move faster and more efficiently from suppliers to customers. _x000D_ _x000D_ In this session, we will use real world examples of connecting native IBM i applications to logistics providers using public APIs. We will show you how these IBM i users are improving customer satisfaction, optimizing resources and generating additional revenue by automating logistics through APIs._x000D_ _x000D_

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn about the wide variety of APIs that are available for automating logistics - from shipping scheduling, to package tracking, to address verification to container location and inventory and many others._x000D_ 2. Learn about how to take advantage of pub/sub technology to automate application to application communication_x000D_ 3. Learn the pros and cons of different approaches to connecting application (eg. edi vs APIs)

Speakers
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Daniel Magid

Eradani
At Eradani, we have experts in APIs and Open Source for IBM i. Eradani Connect makes it easy to generate high performance, highly secure APIs for connecting new technology to your IBM i. We know how to use modern languages like JavaScript, Java, Python and PHP to help customers create... Read More →


Tuesday October 5, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
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