DES (Data Encryption Standard) Basic Description DES (Data Encryption Standard) represents the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 46-3 describing the data encryption algorithm (DEA). The DEA is also defined in the ANSI standard X3.92. It uses 16 round Feistel structure and the block size is 64-bit. Data encryption algorithm represents an improvement of the Lucifer Read More →

UCC (Uniform Code Council): Promoting Global Business Standards UCC (stands for Uniform Code Council) is an organization that establishes and promotes multi-industry standards for product identification and related electronic communication including B2B. Until 1972 Uniform Code Council was known as the Uniform Grocery Product Code Council. The goal of UCC is to enhance the global Read More →

Web-based EDI Application: Solution That Moves Your Business Web-based EDI Application enables business partners to exchange EDI transactions (files) using simple web-forms. Today EDI technology stimulates companies to switch from obsolete EDI application to web-based EDI application. In general, many businesses have alternated to web-based format of files exchange because it offers several vivid advantages Read More →

Trading Partner Agreement in Electronic Data Interchange Relationship Trading Partner Agreement means an agreement in a form of contract related to the exchange of EDI information in electronic transactions. Trading Partner Agreement may include various terms of EDI exchange, such as duties, responsibilities, liabilities. It is used to provide additional security for each party to Read More →

CPFR Initiative Basis CPFR, also known as Collaborative Planning, Forecasting and Replenishment, represents an end-to-end scheme designed to close the loop in the consumer-goods-to-retail supply chain. An unmet potential in forecast accuracy, supply chain coordination and general supply chain visibility was discovered by the biggest USA retailers in early 1990-s. The awareness of these processes Read More →

VAN (Value Added Network) Communication Service VAN or Value Added Network is a third-party private network provider focused on network services including postal functions for EDI transactions. VAN services cover secure emailing, messages encryption, management reporting, and accepts different communication protocols. These VAN features enable reliable connectivity between organizations, businesses and government or private bodies. Read More →

EAN (European Article Numbering) As A European product Identifier EAN (European Article Numbering), also known as the European UPC equivalent, is a standardized 13-digit barcode. EAN (European Article Numbering) is used for identifying single items, packages as well as shipping containers. The European Article Numbering barcode system is followed worldwide. European Article Numbering code digits Read More →

UPC (Universal Product Code) – Product Information Identifier In A global Business Routing UPC (Universal Product Code) is a twelve-digit barcode printed on retail products packaging (grocery, books, magazines, cosmetics, household goods etc.) for identifying a particular merchandise item. UPC (Universal Product Code) is a type of unique code that consists of two sectors – Read More →

Data Interchange Standard Association As A Standards Foundation Data Interchange Standard Association or DISA serves as the Secretariat for ASC X12 and works on expanding electronic commerce and B2B trade providing technical and administrative support. Data Interchange Standard Association assists businesses and organizations in improving electronic business processes and their cost reduction, increasing trade productivity Read More →

E-commerce: A Business Communication Initiative E-commerce (Electronic Commerce) is a business-to-business (B2B) initiative aimed at communicating business transaction documents on a real-time or near real-time basis. E-commerce can be established between known trading partners, such as suppliers, customers and, increasingly, between a supplier’s supplier or a customer’s customer. This is the movement from simple B2B Read More →