DESTIM EDIFACT Message Basic Definition DESTIM EDIFACT means Equipment damage and repair estimate message that is used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. DESTIM EDIFACT can be used by a container equipment repair depot to send an owner or user a description of damages to the equipment, as Read More →

IP Address Definition and Types IP Address (Internet Protocol address) is identified as a unique address for computing devices (personal computers, smartphones, tablets etc.) and serves for communication in the IP network. This means that any device that is connected to the IP network must be identified as an entity and have its unique IP. Read More →

DUNS Number Definition DUNS Number represents a unique number (nine-digit) identifying a business entity and is widely used in a role of global business identifier on a location specific basis. DUNS Number is assigned by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) (since 1963). DUNS can be assigned to different types of organizations – non-profit, government, private companies and Read More →

EDI Compliance Checking For X12, EDIFACT And HIPAA Standard Requirements EDI Compliance Checking is the process of incoming and outgoing X12/EDIFACT/HIPAA documents validation. The documents are being checked for compliance with the established and agreed formats. There exist EDI Compliance Checking packs – frameworks that check incoming documents for compliance before they are transformed. After Read More →

MIME Definition MIME (Multipart Internet Message Extensions) defines a message format (a set of documents) represents a mechanism of sending different file types as one part or together with common mail messages. Multipart Internet Message Extensions has headers that are defined by RFC 822 and extensions to those header definitions. Multipart Internet Message Extensions follows Read More →

Data Element Basic Definition Data element is the smallest item in EDI messaging. Data elements are important data dictionary objects that describe the semantic characteristics of table fields and define the manner in which the table field is displayed to end users. This is the basic processing unit in electronic data interchange that contains a Read More →

Communication protocol definition and basic description Communication protocol is a formal description and a set of rules for digital data messaging format. Communication protocol agreement is a basic demand for exchanging data between computers (or other digital devices) and telecom systems. The protocol may determine the data compression method, authentication type, error checking and correction, Read More →

Direct Transmission Method In Electronic Communication Direct Transmission represents the method of data exchange when information is sent from the sender directly to the receiver. Direct transmission does not require third-party service such as value added networks. Speaking about data transmission we should mention that a communication channel is a pathway over which data can Read More →

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 →