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How to Get the Best Water Heater Repair in Los Angeles

November 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

When it comes to water heaters, Los Angeles residents have no shortage of options when it comes to repairs or other services. Unfortunately, not all options are created the same. Pick the wrong one and you could quickly find yourself worse off than when you started. Keep reading for some easy tips for making the right decision.

The first thing to look for in a repairman is experience. Obviously, more experience means they’ve been in the business for longer and will have a better idea of what’s wrong with your heater and how to fix it. Of course, you can also expect to pay a premium for this asset, but it’s worth it.

Just like all repairmen aren’t created equal, neither is their experience. Head to the internet to look up reviews related to your candidates. While repairmen probably all have testimonials they’d be happy to share with you, give credence to independent reviews. They’re unprompted and thus likely to be more reliable.

Always consults more than one repairman in Los Angeles, in order to get the best results. You might find that different repairmen give different assessments. Furthermore, you might even be surprised to find there’s quite a difference in their quotes. But if you trust your gut and combine that with the reviews online, you’ll be likely to make the right choice.

The Basics of EDI

November 17, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

EDI stands for Electronic Data Interchange. Simply put, it refers to the practice of two organizations using technology to exchange data electronically. In EDI terms, these two parties would be considered “Trading Partners.” Companies use EDI to ensure that the data being exchanged is in the same format.

Utilizing EDI services is practically mandatory in the digital age. Not many companies can get away with exchanging data through paper and waiting on snail mail or the performance of a fax machine.

The only exception would be companies who take advantage of an EDI service bureau. This service essentially takes advantage of cloud software to let a party without EDI technology share information with a company that has it.

It can actually help to think of EDI in terms of its old, conventional counterpart. When you send paper documents, you do so in packages to the specific company. When you use EDI technology, you’re essentially package data into packets which are then formatted per EDI standards.

While the main benefits of EDI are obvious, there are some other important ones to consider. EDI is much more affordable than the costs of labor and paper associated with sending physical documents. Encryption of your documents means security is also better with EDI. The ease with which data can be transferred also makes it easy for an entire supply chain to benefit from a package of information.


Article submitted by Act Data Services, Inc. 1-800-ACT-DATA. The company is an industry leader when it comes to electronic data interchange. They are the company behind Walmart edi.