EDI Conformance Check-Up And Confirmation EDI Conformance is applied to confirm that the implemented EDI solution corresponds the written specification. Compliance testing is the process by which you test your solution. Usually the specification or testing suite define the degrees of EDI Conformance testing. Complete specification compliance testing may be complex. It depends on how Read More →

E-Commerce (Electronic Commerce) Definition And Classification E-Commerce is a business-to-business (B2B) initiative aimed at communicating business transaction documents on a real-time or near real-time basis 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 to electronic business-to-business (EB2B). Electronic Commerce as Read More →

EDI Certification (Partner Compliance Checking) EDI Partner Certification (Compliance Checking) is a bundle of steps aimed to passing technical and informational compliance and meeting business partner requirements. The results of EDI Partner Certification show that a new trading partner satisfies the set requirements, its technical and informational resources are approved by the organization and a new partner Read More →

Asynchronous transmission method definition Asynchronous transmission is the way of transmission when the data or signals are being transmitted and received not synchronously. Asynchronous transmission uses start and stop bits to signify the beginning and ending bits. The method of transmission is deployed when data is sent as packets and not in a solid stream. Read More →

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 →