EDI Customs

EDI Customs Basics (SARS) Every day, businesses generate and process a staggering volume of paper documents. The paper documents, ranging from purchase orders and invoices to Customs Declarations and Customs Cargo Reports provide the vital information flow which must precede, accompany or follow the physical goods in a commercial transaction. Any interruption in the physical Read More →

SARS EDI Policy

SARS EDI Policy (Executive Summary) The rise in worldwide competition has concentrated businesses’ minds to develop better ways of managing the flow of raw materials, stocks and finished goods through the supply chain. Electronic Data interchange or EDI addresses the information flow processes within these complex systems. EDI is a vital tool available to every Read More →

SARS EDI Communication

SARS EDI Communication Basic Requirements SARS is legally mandated to enforce the use of EDI for the submission of certain cargo and goods declarations and reports. EDI, or electronic data interchange, is essentially a “paperless” trading system. It involves the electronic transfer of data, by established message standards, from one computer application to another. Growth in Read More →

MSC EDI

Mediterranean Shipping Company EDI Transactions Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) is the largest shipping line operating a lot EDI Transactions of which most are EDIFACT messages. Their global headquarters are in Switzerland but they serve most of the world’s freight port of calls. How does an Ocean shipping company use EDI? EDI is the acronym for (Electronic Data Read More →