EDIFACT


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Related to EDIFACT: ANSI X12, TRADACOMS

EDIFACT

EDIFACT

(Electronic Data Interchange For Administration Commerce and Transport) An ISO standard for electronic data interchange (EDI) that was proposed to supersede both X12 and TRADACOMS as the worldwide standard. See EDI.
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MGO', Material Global Optimization, is GM's EDIFACT EDI system that is replacing the current X-12 standards.
Future Three will continue to meet GM's EDIFACT mandates, including Saturn's Spring Hill EDIFACT implementation and GM-SPO Service Production Operations.
For additional information on GM's EDIFACT efforts, visit their website at www.
Government's decision to use transaction sets in X12 syntax for the initial Federal Acquisition Computer Network (FACNET) -- 1) adopt a policy to implement EDIFACT as the preferred international standard for electronic trading with the government, 2) begin immediate development of implementation conventions based on EDIFACT transactions with X12 and EDIFACT functionality overlap and 3) develop a data dictionary of data elements that align with EDIFACT, from which Federal Government EDI implementation conventions are developed and coordinate the dictionary with the Basic Repository project in International Standards Organization.
EDIFACT is used widely for international transactions, and, although it needs to have more functionality added before it will fully satisfy U.