EDI Document Standards

EDI Document Standards


GS1 EANCOMĀ® is a GS1 subset of the UN/EDIFACT standard (United Nations Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport). It contains only the message elements required by business applications and mandated by the syntax. Omitted are optional elements not relevant for GS1 users.


EDIFACT stands for Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce and Transport. EDIFACT is accepted as the international EDI standard that has been adopted by... Learn more


Edigas designates the EDI solution that is recommended by the EASEE-gas/Edigas workgroup for the information exchange between partners in the gas sector.


The standards are meant to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the North American health care system by encouraging the widespread use of EDI in the U.S health care system. The HIPAA EDI transaction sets are based on ANSI X12.


Cargo data exchange automation between airlines and other parties works much more efficiently if messaging procedures and standards are applied. IATA's Cargo-IMP is the legacy standard for exchanging critical cargo operations information.


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) governs the Passenger and Airport Data Interchange Standards (PADIS) EDI standard.


NCPDP SCRIPT is the computer-to-computer transfer of prescription data between pharmacies, prescribers, and payers.


RosettaNet is a consortium of major Computer and Consumer Electronics, Electronic Components, Semiconductor Manufacturing, Telecommunications and Logistics companies working to create and implement industry-wide, open e-business process standards.


IDoc is an acronym for Intermediate Document. The purpose of an IDoc is to transfer data or information from SAP to other systems and vice versa. The transfer from SAP to non-SAP system is done via EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) subsystems whereas for transfer between two SAP systems, ALE is used.


The Standard Exchange Format (SEF) is an open-standard, computer readable, text format that contains the implementation guideline of an EDI document. The purpose of a SEF file is to convey an EDI implementation guideline in a standard, computer-parsable format so that it can be read directly by EDI applications.


Tradacoms is an early standard for EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) primarily used in the UK retail sector... Learn more


The Accredited Standards Committee X12 is a standards organization. Chartered by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1979... Learn more


The organisation develops tools and recommendations that improve the flow of goods, services product data and business information across the whole automotive value chain.


SWIFT operates a worldwide financial messaging network which exchanges messages between banks and financial institutions.


VDA develops standards and best practices to serve the needs of companies within the German automotive industry.


The Voluntary Inter-industry Commerce Standard is used by the general merchandise retail industry across North America. It is a subset of the ANSI ASC X12 national standard.

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