EDIFACT Standard

EDIFACT Standard In Electronic Data Interchange EDIFACT Standard 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 Standard provides: an international EDI standard a set of syntax rules data elements, segments and codes messages EDIFACT Standard is the product Read More →

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UN/EDIFACT Messages Developement in Transport Industry UN/EDIFACT messages appearance initiated the formation of a global UN EDI standards organisation and this development has continued to progress from the inception of the UN/EDIFACT international standard to the present time. UN/EDIFACT messages structure is essential to the use of EDI in the transport sector. It was agreed and Read More →

EDIFACT Messages

EDIFACT Messages List and Structure EDIFACT messages are viewed in the context of the UN/EDIFACT (the United Nations rules for Elec­tronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport) – a set of internationally agreed standards, directo­ries, and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data, between independent computerized information systems. The EDIFACT standard was developed by Read More →

EDIFACT segment

EDIFACT Segment Definition EDIFACT Segment is a collection of logically-related data elements in a fixed, defined sequence. Today’s post gives deeper understanding of a segment. As we have spoken before, EDIFACT provides a hierarchical structure for messages. EDIFACT messages begin with the Message Header (UNH) Segment and end with the Message Trailer (UNT) Segment. These two Read More →

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 →

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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 →