GESMES EDIFACT

GESMES EDIFACT Document (Generic Statical Message) GESMES EDIFACT message helps to download exchange rate onto the EDI gateway where it is constructed into the UN/EDIFACT standard and transmitted to agents. 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 Read More →

CONTRL EDI

CONTRL EDI Message (UN/EDIFACT) Once CONTRL EDI Message (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 non-conformance of the received Read More →

EDI logistics training

EDI CUSRES Message Used In Conjunction With SANCRT (SARS EDI Guides) The Issuing Authority will submit permits electronically to SARS as soon as they have been issued. The Issuing Authority will receive a confirmation from SARS on every permit that is sent as soon as it has been validated. This could take the form of Read More →

EDIFACT CUSRES

EDIFACT CUSRES Message Used In Conjunction With CUSDEC (SARS 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 →

SARS EDI CUSDEC

SARS EDI CUSDEC (Customs Declaration) Message SARS EDI CUSDEC 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 CONTRL (Syntax and Read More →

EDI Communications

EDI Communications With SARS The basic functionality of EDI enabling software, usually known as the EDI translator/converter, is that of translation of incoming messages from a message standard such as UN/EDIFACT to a company’s internal in-house file format and vice-versa for outgoing messages. However, in addition to the translator functionality, off-the-shelf EDI software packages will Read More →

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 →