EDIFACT

EDIFACT: History and Organizational Structure EDIFACT is an acronym for EDI For Administration, Commerce and Transport. It coordinates international standardization by working through the UN/ECE (United Nations/Economic Commission for Europe). EDIFACT standards are mostly used in Europe. This post will introduce general terms and organizational concepts necessary to understand proper usage of the standard. As we have Read More →

GS1

GS1 – 128 Label description and purpose The GS1 – 128 (formerly known as the UCC-128 label) is the most often used in the retail and manufacturing industries. This label is placed on the packaging container, usually on a pallet or a carton. When the carton is received, the recipient scans the label (usually on Read More →

EDI standards

GS1 Standard Usage For Electronic Data Interchange GS1 Standard history is closely connected to a bar code. Today bar code is a usual thing. But its history began in 1974 when a chewing gum with a barcode on it was scanned for the first time. That day set further development of the global bar-coding including EDI Read More →

edi cloud

EDI Standards: The Developement of Global Data Standartization EDI Standards History may be connected to 1968 when the United States Transportation Data Coordinating Committee (TDCC) was created for working on standard for electronic documents interchange in automotive and railway industries. Further development of the standard and therefore EDI Standards was given to American National Standards Institute (ANSI). EDI Read More →

gs1_edi

EANCOM Messages basic information and examples EANCOM messages standard combines comprehensive and logic messaging scenarios. Commercial organizations choose messages and scenarios depending on their personal industrial needs. EANCOM messages (Master Data) This type contains rarely changing data (goods characteristics, companies’ names and requisites, surnames and positions of the responsible personnel etc.): Message “Information about participant” Read More →

edi method

EDI Importance and usage in electronic business processing EDI importance in modern business processes can not be described in couple of words. As EDI is constantly developinbg, its role is growing as well. Just like the standards within the phone industry that enable separate parties to easily communicate with one other, data may also be exchanged between Read More →

edi standardization

EDI Standardization – a global solution for succesfull business operations EDI Standardization is what set EDI apart from other electronic methods of transferring data. Before getting into details about administration of EDI standards such as ANSI ASC X12 or UN/EDIFACT, it is important to understand why standards are used. Companies such as Target and Wal-Mart have Read More →

EDI Standards

International EDI Standards ASC X12 and UN/EDIFACT International EDI Standards were developed during the worldwide spread of EDI transactions. Some EDI transaction sets that are still in use today were created in 1975 when the TDCC (Transportation Data Coordinating Committee) gathered representatives from the transportation industry to create a first set of formal EDI transaction standards. These Read More →