The mission of the EDI Center is to provide high quality, practical and technical
resources for the business community by providing targeted EDI job
postings, supplemental staffing, and ongoing support of EDI programs as
well as providing a resource for contractors and employees
to locate short term and long term positions.
The EDI Center provides resources for employees to find EDI
jobs in their field from entry level EDI Coordinators to EDI
Managers, and technical positions.
The EDI Center was founded in 2004 but is based upon over a decade of
experience with our previous company, The EDI Connection, which was acquired by QRS
Corporation in 1998. QRS later became part of Inovis which merged with
GXS in 2010. During the 1990's, the EDI Connection provided services for
small to medium sized vendors to meet their retail trading partner's EDI
Today, the EDI Center is a premier provider of support services that
help companies make efficient use of their EDI processes with EDI
support through contractors and qualified job applicants.
principal of the EDI Center has extensive experience with
implementing and supporting EDI systems and trading partner relationships.
Cathy Mueller, Principal
Cathy has worked with computers since the 1970's and has a B.S. in
Computer Science and a Masters in Business Administration. One of
her first major projects in the business world involved developing
credit authorization systems for regional retailers which later became
part of Federated Department Stores and The May Department Stores. Cathy
was a founder of The EDI Connection, a service bureau for processing EDI
transactions, which during the 1990's helped over 500
vendors become compliant with their retail trading partners. The EDI
Connection was sold to QRS Corporation in 1998 and Cathy stayed on in a
product management capacity for two more years.
Today, Cathy provides both technical and implementation knowledge to
the EDI Center and works with employers to help them find the best
resources for supporting their EDI applications. She designed the EDI
Center's EDI Fundamentals class based upon a combination of hands on
knowledge, attendance at numerous UCC conferences, and her experience
with speaking engagements.
Cathy has been a frequent speaker at Regional EDI and
business conferences giving presentations at meetings by the
Associated Construction Distributors International, Independent
Computer Consultants Association, Data Processing Management
Association, Ocean User Group, AIMS Seminars, JCPenney Regional
Meeting, EC Golden Opportunities Conference, and QRS Customer
Conferences. Cathy is also a contributing editor for
the Handbook of EDI, authoring the EDI in Retail chapter.
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