EDI standards and initiatives:-


National standards:-

1.    ODETTE:- an EDI format developed for European motor industry. ODETTE

stands for organization for data exchange by tele transmission in Europe.

2.    TRADACOMS:-  it  is  UK  national  standard,  which  is  developed  by  ANA (Article number association) in 1982.

ANSI ASC X12 (American national standards – X12) – X12 is a standard that defines many different types of documents, student loan applications, injury and illness supports and shipment and billing notices.


International standards –

EDIFACT –  (Electronic  data  interchange  for  administration,  commerce  and transport) was developed during 1990’s with a subset of EANCOM, which is the most widely used dialect  of EDIFACT in international retail and distribution sector.


UN/EDIFACT – (United nations/electronic data interchange for administration commerce  and  transport)  is  an  international  set  of  EDI  standards  that  are published by united nations trade data interchange (UNIDID).




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