Data Element Length

What does it mean – Data Element Length? Different EDI standards contain different sets of data elements related to that definite standard. Data elements dictionary provides various information about each data element including its length. Data Element Length is the range, minimum to maximum, of the number of character positions available to represent the value Read More →

SAC Segment Logo EDI 810

Services, Allowances and Charges SAC02 is a code identifying the service, promotion, allowance, or charge.¬† Use the SAC segment to charge your EDI customer a freight charge. You can also an invoice for an allowance such as a defective allowance. Your customer may also send you the SAC segment on the 850 PO so you Read More →

Data element

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 →

EDIFACT

EDIFACT Envelope Architecture Description There are two EDIFACT Envelope levels in which messages may be transmitted. The use of a particular level designates which character set will be used: EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL A (UNA): only upper case; only printable characters EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL B (UNB): upper and lower case; includes non-printing characters for delimiters The Read More →

X12

ASC X12 standard examples – transaction set, segment, element ASC X12¬†body meets to develop and maintain EDI standards that facilitate electronic interchange relating to business transactions such as order placement and processing, shipping and receiving information, invoicing, payment and cash application data, and data to and from entities involved in finance, insurance, transportation, supply chains Read More →