Logistics Processes

Logistics Processes: General and Truckload Shipments Transaction Relationships (Part 1) Logistics is the process of procuring, handling, and delivering products, and of integrating the physical product flows with supportive technologies. The Logistics function can be aided by any documents that indicate or help plan the shipment, distribution and storage of trade items. The supplier sends the Ship Notice/Manifest Read More →

EDI courses

What is ANSI (American National Standards Institute) format? ANSI (American National Standards Institute) format refers to a set of standards developed by ANSI for various industries to ensure compatibility, interoperability, and uniformity in data exchange and communication. ANSI standards cover a wide range of fields including technology, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, and more. In the context of Read More →

Asynchronous transmission

Asynchronous transmission definition for electronic data interchange usage Asynchronous transmission in electronic data interchange (EDI) is a method of sending and receiving digital data where each character or data byte is individually transmitted and synchronized by the use of start and stop bits. In asynchronous transmission, data is sent in a non-continuous, irregular manner, without Read More →

GS1 guideline

Using the global GS1 guideline to create local guidelines The global guideline was developed by the GS1 community of users and GS1 MOs to define best practices associated with the GS1 EDI standard in the global healthcare supply chain. Consequently, the guideline only contains processes and data that are commonly applicable across multiple countries and regions. GS1 EDI standards contain more information Read More →