Dec 22, 2017 ~ FIELDS Gains Edge in Competitive Marketplace with DiCentral’s Managed EDI Solution

December 22, 2017 Michel Morley

Community-Focused Canadian Retail Store Gains Agility And Reach In Collaboration With Leading Cloud-Based EDI Solution

Houston – December 22, 2017.  DiCentral, a leading global provider of B2Bi managed services, today announced its partnership with Fields Stores Ltd., a Canadian discount store company with 62 locations throughout the western provinces.  Fields will use DiCentral’s B2B managed services expertise to enable, on-board, and manage Fields’ extensive supply chain.

DiCentral’s cloud-based EDI integrated solution will enable Fields to upgrade from a manual processing supply management center to a web-based center that automatically interacts with their back-office system to manage the entire order process and thus help to reduce errors and increase efficiencies. DiCentral already has EDI relationships with many of Fields’ top suppliers, ensuring that new migrations to the platform used by Fields will be speedy and painless.

“Good discipline will be forged between Fields and its suppliers,” said Benjamin Joseph, Fields CFO. “DiCentral’s knowledgeable and experienced team contributed to our choice of EDI solution options,” said Joseph.  

DiCentral’s dedicated Canadian presence and the ability to respond quickly to supply chain challenges, helped convince Joseph that the EDI solution provider’s tools and processes could ensure supplier compliance with Fields.  Today Joseph is looking forward to installation when they enjoy the efficiencies, error-reductions, and stress reduction on the local teams.

 “At DiCentral we pride ourselves on our EDI expertise and our customer support,” said Thuy Mai, DiCentral’s President and CEO. “We look forward to fulfilling our promise to streamline Fields’ order management system so they can take more control and be a stronger competitive retailer.”


About DiCentral

Founded in 2000, DiCentral is a leading global provider of B2Bi Managed Services 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 used by many of the Fortune 1000, processing over $200 billion in transactions for over 30,000 organizations worldwide. The company’s vertical expertise encompasses Automotive, Retail, Distribution, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Health Care, 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


About Fields

Since 1948, Fields Stores Ltd. has been a central part of many rural Western Canadian communities. Its 62 stores provide their local communities a place to buy everyday items from housewares and sporting goods to footwear and fashion without the need to drive to a larger city. The Canadian-owned Fields stores have been owned and operated by FHC Enterprises Ltd. since May 2012.  For more information, please visit

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