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SARS EDI Documents: STATAC (STATEMENT OF ACCOUNT) The STATAC message is used by the SARS to send daily and detail transaction listings to traders with deferment accounts that are registered to have their FAN (Financial Account Numbers) linked to an EDI profile. STATAC provides traders the ability to reconcile their declarations against their transactions categorised Read More →

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REQDOC (REQUEST FOR DOCUMENT) SARS Explained The REQDOC message is used to request the last successful CUSRES of an entry. The LRN and or MRN must be provided in the REQDOC. A CUSRES will be sent to verify if the request can be fulfilled or not followed by the CUSRES in question if available. Note Read More →

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PRODAT (PRODUCT DATA) Message SARS Overview Tariffs are amended on a regular basis and get published in the Government Gazette. Agents then need to update their master files with the amended information in order to supply the correct tariff information on declarations. This is a time consuming, tedious capturing and checking effort. With the introduction Read More →

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CUSCAR: Customs Cargo Report (SARS EDI Guides) The CUSCAR message is used for supplying manifest information to SARS electronically. For each CUSCAR message received, SARS will return a CUSRES message with either a Status 6 (Rejected), Status 8 (Accepted) or Status 9 (Duplicate). Illustration below shows the relationship between EQD and SGP segments. To learn Read More →

SANCRT

SARS EDI Messages: SANCRT (International Movement Of Goods Governmental Regulatory Message) The Issuing Authority will submit permits electronically to SARS as soon as they have been issued. Permits will be sent according to the UN/EDIFACT SANCRT message format. An electronic permit received by SARS may have one of the following three statuses: Original (A new Read More →

GESMES

GESMES (Generic Statistical Message) (SARS Guides) Exchange Rates are received daily from the SARB (Reserve Bank of South Africa) which are then uploaded into the relevant SARS system. These rates used to be printed out by Customs and faxed to Agents from where it had to be re-captured into their internal applications. With the implementation Read More →

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CONTRL (Syntax and service report message) (SARS EDI Transactions) Once a UN/EDIFACT message is received, the data is automatically translated to ensure the information received conforms to the UN/EDIFACT syntax rules. Once this is established, a CONTRL (Syntax and Service Report) message is sent to the sender of the UN/EDIFACT message, detailing the conformance, or Read More →

CUSRES

SARS EDI Transactions: CUSRES (used in conjunction with CUSDEC (IMPORTS/EXPORTS) Once the CUSDEC message has passed translation successfully, it is mapped to the internal file format and passed on to the import / export system. There are various instances where a CUSRES (Customs Response) message could be created. These are: A CUSRES is generated denoting Read More →

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SARS EDI Transactions: CUSDEC (CUSTOMS DECLARATION) A CUSDEC (Customs Declaration) message must be received by customs for each declaration. This information will be received centrally at the SARS EDI facility at HeadOffice. Once received, the data is automatically translated to ensure the information received conforms to the UN/EDIFACT syntax rules. Once this is established, a Read More →

EDI Implementation

EDI Implementation Cases The cost savings realized by the grocery sector can also be achieved by businesses operating in other sectors such as apparel, DIY, healthcare and public administration. GS1 UK’s survey demonstrates that there is a significant opportunity for other sectors to move from a manual paper-based process to EDI – reaping the cost and efficiency benefits. There are many examples of other Read More →