EDIFACT

EDIFACT Envelope Architecture Description There are two EDIFACT Envelope levels in which messages may be transmitted. The use of a particular level designates which character set will be used: EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL A (UNA): only upper case; only printable characters EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL B (UNB): upper and lower case; includes non-printing characters for delimiters The Read More →

EDIFACT Mapping

EDIFACT Mapping: Data Elements Types EDIFACT Mapping is an example of how many businesses can reach one definite standard. In the early days, each business had its own applications for tracking merchandise, ordering, invoicing, accounts payable, receivable, and other business needs. EDI has joined many apps in it and EDI mapping, including EDIFACT mapping, shows Read More →

edi training

EDI Trainings Evaluation by EDI Academy Attendants EDI Trainings are provided by EDI Academy around the USA, in Canada and in the United Kingdom. Since its first class our training facility is constantly working on improving training activity and what we are offering to our clients. EDI Trainings evaluation by our students gives us possibility to Read More →

Macy's 856

Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest Useful Mapping Tips and Notes Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest must be in Macy’s system before vendor shipment arrives at Macy’s distribution facility – this was already discussed in the previous post. An expense offset will be assessed if this requirement is not met. Macy’s requires a consolidated VICS Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest with carton level information for every Read More →

X12 1

ANSI X12 Manual Overview and Usage Guidelines ANSI X12 Manual is the ultimate source for the EDI standards. It is a large thick book with over 1500 pages of EDI transaction-set, segment and data element references. ANSI X12 is also available on a CD-ROM in PDF format. ANSI X12 reference manual can be purchased on 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 →

Macy’s 820 Remittance Advice EDI Transaction Macy’s 820 is an EDI Payment Order/Remittance Advice transaction set. Macy’s 820 Remittance Advice is used to request a payment and to transmit/report remittance information. Since an EDI 820 has two functions, the CSP can send the 820 transaction set to the Payment System to request a payment. The Read More →

Macy's 850

Macy’s 850 Outbound Purchase Order (VICS Version 5010) Macy’s 850 Outbound Purchase Order mapping guides described in today’s post are subjected to VICS Version 5010. Macy’s 850 Outbound Purchase Order will be sent in VICS 850 Spreadsheet, extended format. Effective 1/5/2011, the SLN segment will be populated in the 850 transmission when ordering in one or more size 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 →