GS1 EANCOM Standard GS1 EANCOM is a subset of the UN/EDIFACT standard (United Nations Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport). EANCOM contains only the message elements required by business applications and mandated by the syntax. Omitted are optional elements not relevant for GS1 users. EANCOM are Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards so that Read More →

EDI Platform Selection (Ameritech’s EDI Billing Program) EDI Platform selection phase is only applicable to first time EDI implementations or companies that will use a separate EDI system for their payment processing. The objective of this phase is to evaluate and select the components required to perform EDI transmissions. The major components are an EDI translator and a Communication Read More →

Warehouse EDI

B&Q EDI Requirements: Delivery to DC B&Q EDI requirements key points will be useful for vendors to start EDI trading. B&Q will be setting up the interconnection between EDI mailboxes at its VAN operated by OpenText. Vendor will need to set up EDI platform to prepare to receive messages from B&Q mailbox and to transmit to B&Q. Vendor needs to confirm once Read More →

EDI Implementation Steps

EDI Implementation Steps (Ameritech’s EDI Billing Program) Ameritech’s EDI Billing Program covers nine major phases of EDI implementation. Each phase will be described in our blog posts. Today we start with stages 1 (Preparation and Assessment) and 2 (Payment Requirements). Preparation and Assessment The objective of the EDI Preparation and Assessment phase is to gain an Read More →

EDI acknowledge

EDI Acknowledgment (Ameritech Acknowledgment Processing) EDI Acknowledgment is used as a control mechanism to ensure the successful delivery of EDI documents through telecommunication links. Acknowledgment protocols will be coordinated between the trading partner and the trading partner’s Value-Added Bank (VAB). The 997 transaction set is the most common acknowledgment document and the one recommended by Ameritech. The purpose Read More →

B&Q EDI Transactions

B&Q EDI Transactions Required For Vendors B&Q EDI Transactions (messages) required for delivery to customer must be processed in the correct sequence. Purchase Order/Return Purchase Order Orders will be expressed in eaches Each EDI file will contain one order Changes/cancellation to PO can be sent until ASN is received Sent within minutes of customers placing/amending Read More →

EDI webinar

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ORDERS EDIFACT (Purchase Order Message) ORDERS EDIFACT transaction specifies details for goods or services ordered under conditions agreed between the parties (the seller and the buyer). ORDERS EDIFACT message may be used for national and international purposes (field of application). This EDIFACT transaction relates to commerce, administration and transport sections of business. ORDERS EDIFACT Usage Read More →


INVOIC EDIFACT (Invoice EDI Message) INVOIC EDIFACT EDI Transaction claims payment for goods or services supplied under conditions agreed between the parties (the seller and the buyer). Invoice Message serves also as the specification for Debit Note and Credit Note messages. INVOIC EDIFACT message may be used for national and international purposes (field of application). Read More →


DESADV EDIFACT (Despatch Advice Message) DESADV EDIFACT message is used to specify details for goods despatched or ready for despatch under agreed conditions. Despatch Advice may serve both as a specification for Delivery Despatch Advice and also as a Returns Despatch Advice message. DESADV EDIFACT message may be used for national and international purposes (field of Read More →