ANSI Standards For the USA Commercial Initiative ANSI Standards were developed by the American National Standards Institute and represent guidelines used by all industries in the US. ANSI Standards provide common procedures required to receive ANSI accreditation. ANSI Standards give the possibility to assure standards adoption, improve processes and minimize unnecessary work modification. Standards can Read More →

Asynchronous Transmission – Computer Transfer Method Asynchronous Transmission is the method of electronic transmission between digital devices that run at different speeds. In this way of transmission, the process is intermittent – it needs to be stopped and run again each time the character is transmitted.n electronic transfer actions occur at specific time and intervals. Read More →

AS3 Applicability Statement 3 – Secure And Reliable FTP-messaging AS3 Applicability Statement 3 was developed to be a reliable and secure messaging specification based on the secure FTP protocol. AS3 Applicability Statement 3 transport model looks like a client-server model and is opposite to AS2 model (peer-to-peer approach). The common feature of AS3 and AS2 Read More →

AS1 (Applicability Statement 1) EDI-INT Specification AS1 (Applicability Statement 1) is a standard that is based on SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) and Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME). Applicability Statement 1 is part of a series of standards (AS2 (Applicability Statement 2), AS3 (Applicability Statement 3) and AS4 (Applicability Statement 4) aimed to meet Read More →

824 Application Advice Transaction Definition 824 Application Advice transaction set can be used to provide the ability to report the results of an application system’s data content edits of transaction sets. The results of editing transaction sets can be reported at the functional group and transaction set level, in either coded or free-form format. 824 Read More →

B2B (Business-to-Business) Relationships Model B2B model means a type of business relationships where two companies sell products or services to each other. This model does not refer to companies and end consumers’ relationships (business-to-consumer or consumer-to-business models). B2B may be treated as s supportive enterprise relationships between two businesses to reach the goal, e.g. between Read More →

ANSI As the coordinator for national standards in the United States ANSI (American National Standards Institute) is a member of non-treaty international standards organizations. ANSI coordinates the activities involved in US participation in international standardization bodies. The American National Standards Institute has serve as administrator of the US standardization system in a private sector approximately Read More →

Return of Merchandise to Vendor In EDI Cycle Return of Merchandise from a retailer to a vendor can occur for two reasons: Faulty Merchandise or Overstock positions on merchandise. Faulty Merchandise Returns If merchandise is found to be faulty and must be returned to the vendor for credit, the process is simply to contact the vendor to Read More →

EDI Cross-Dock Delivery Description EDI Cross-Dock Delivery is an initiative to push the processing of goods from the retailer back to the vendor. The EDI Cross-Dock Delivery approach is to have vendor’s pre-package goods so the merchandise does not require further processing by the retailer’s warehouse. If done properly, the vendor will pre-package the merchandise in a Read More →