EDI Standard - EDIFACT
EDIFACT - The most widely used United Nations EDI standard in Europe.
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What is EDIFACT?
UN/EDIFACT (United Nations/Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport) is the most widely used EDI document standard in Europe.
It is a structured language that emerged in the 80s thanks to the work of a United Nations group known as Working Party 4. It is a multi-country and multi-sector standard. Although it was initially conceived with retail in mind, it is now a well-established reality in industries such as healthcare, construction, logistics and transportation, or services such as banking and insurance.
Important UN/EDIFACT documents
COACSU | Commercial account summary message
COARRI | Container discharge/loading report message
CODECO | Container gate-in/gate-out report message
COEDOR | Container stock report message
COHAOR | Container special handling order message
CUSCAR | Customs cargo report message
CUSDEC | Customs declaration message
CUSRES | Customs response message
DELFOR | Delivery schedule message
DELJIT | Delivery just in time message
DESADV | Dispatch advice message
IFCSUM | Forwarding and consolidation summary message
IFTCCA | Forwarding and transport shipment charge calculation message
IFTDGN | Dangerous goods notification message
IFTFCC | International transport freight costs and other charges message
IFTIAG | Dangerous cargo list message
IFTICL | Cargo insurance claims message
IFTMAN | Arrival notice message
IFTMBC | Booking confirmation message
IFTMBF | Firm booking message
IFTMCA | Consignment advice message
IFTMFR | International Forwarding And Transport
IFTMIN | Instruction message
IFTRIN | Forwarding and transport rate information message
INVOIC | Invoice message
INVRPT | Inventory report message
ORDCHG | Purchase order change request message
ORDERS | Purchase order message
ORDRSP | Purchase order response message
OSTENQ | Order status enquiry message
OSTRPT | Order status report message
PARTIN | Party information message
PRICAT | Price/sales catalogue message
PRIHIS | Pricing history message
PRODAT | Product data message
RECADV | Receiving advice message
REMADV | Remittance advice message
SLSRPT | Sales data report message
TAXCON | Tax control message