Apr 25, 2018 ~ Nation Pizza & Foods Ships 45 Million Pizzas Monthly Using DiCentral’s EDI Solution

April 25, 2018 Ivy Davis

Houston, Texas–April 25, 2018  Nation Pizza and Foods, a frozen food manufacturer that also provides food research and development services, partnered with DiCentral for its web portal’s EDI services to equip them to better manage their continuous demand and client requirements. Since connecting with DiCentral, Nation Pizza and Foods has seen five to 10 percent annual growth and is now shipping up to 45 million frozen pizzas each month to clients across the United States.

The Illinois-based company launched its pizza crust technology in the 1970s and continued to expand its focus to provide clients with a wide variety of food each year. DiCentral’s web services were added to efficiently keep up with the ever-growing demand through management of client invoices, purchase orders and advanced shipping notices.

“We’re pushing out about 60 semi-loads to our clients every day,” said Bruce Waid, IT Director for Nation Pizza and Foods. “That’s the way our clients operate – they’ve got their own system plans you’re working with. They expect you to work on their schedule and you’ve got to hustle.”

DiCentral’s EDI solutions allow Nation Pizza and Foods to meet specific, ongoing client requirements and helps them cut administrative invoicing costs, not to mention help manage the complexities of shipping more than one hundred million frozen pizzas each year.

“Most of our clients want to work through EDI, and one of the powerful and time-saving capabilities offered by DiCentral is that contacts and connections can be set up very quickly,” he said. “We give DiCentral all the specifications and they handle the entire process. The reliability is exceptional.”

For a food company that has notable clients with specific requirements, Waid said that DiCentral’s web portal gives Nation Pizza and Foods everything it needs, including advanced shipping notices and user-friendly options to add new customers.

“When organizations such as Nation Pizza and Foods need to tackle continual, fast-paced growth, DiCentral’s EDI solutions arm Nation Pizza and Foods with the efficiency and reliability they demand,” said Thuy Mai, President and CEO of DiCentral. “Our long running partnership with Nation Pizza and Foods underscores DiCentral’s commitment to helping companies realize their plans for exponential growth and the accompanying innovation it requires.”


About DiCentral

Founded in 2000, DiCentral is a leading global provider of B2Bi managed services. DiCentral is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with 10 offices worldwide supporting customers in over 27 countries. DiCentral’s services and solutions are singularly focused on B2B integration and are used by many Fortune 1000 companies as well as several others in the SMB market, processing over $200 billion in transactions for over 30,000 organizations worldwide. The company’s vertical expertise transcends across several industries including: automotive, retail, distribution, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, healthcare, energy and financial services. DiCentral provides turn-key cloud-based B2Bi managed services, which allows organizations to connect and exchange critical business documents with their trading community. The core components of the managed services offering include: ERP integration, secure B2B communications, data transformation, business rule analytics, inventory management and trading partner community management. The company develops and markets a complementary suite of supply chain applications. For more information, please visit www.dicentral.com.


About Nation Pizza and Foods

Nation Pizza and Foods is an Illinois-based, frozen food manufacturer that provides food research and development services. They have over 60 years of experience in the baking and prepared foods business, serving as long-time experts in providing outstanding product solutions. Their research and development team routinely takes companies from blue-sky ideas to finished products. Nation Pizza and Foods has the skills, experience and expertise to help your company take advantage of key opportunities in the marketplace. Visit www.nationpizza.com.  

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