There is a lot to say, by way of comment, on this transaction set, which will generalize to the other transaction sets in X12 and to other EDI systems, such as EDIFACT
The EDI world is dominated by two similar but incompatible standards: Edifact
and Ansi X.12.
, DG XXIII, European Community Commission, Brussels.
transmit orders via EDIFACT
, and the company is investigating what Kelly terms an "overall, long-term, strategic move to EDIFACT
As far as "language" for EDI is concerned, one universal, global standard exists: "EDIFACT
" (EDI for Administration, Commerce and Transport), developed by the UN Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) (see section on "Common language" below and the box on page 14).
By integrating with B2BGateway's cloud-based EDI solution the NetSuite user can be compliant in all internationally recognized EDI standards and communication protocols such as EDIFACT
, Eancom, Tradacoms, ANSI X12, oioUBL, PEPPOL, VAN, AS2, etc.
, XML), and 47 percent shared electronically and automatically information within the enterprise
AA also wants to connect with GDSs in the same manner and cut the Edifact
connection that most carriers currently use.
Despite so many initiatives, including TWIST, Edifact
, RosettaNet and the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), we have not succeeded in agreeing on one industry standard.
Electronic processing and data transfer for the forwarding activities, at the international level, is called EDIFACT
, a UN project for electronic data interchange in administration, commerce and transport.
An OEM may also insist that particular data standards be employed such as EDIFACT
for electronic data interchange (EDI).
Additionally, the upgrade supports greater efficiency for acquisitions staff as epixtech further extends its utilization of the EDIFACT
standard for processing electronic orders, vendor acknowledgments, and invoices, along with item record creation for preprocessed materials without staff intervention.