on-line inquiry

on-line inquiry

[′ȯn‚līn ′in·kwə·rē]
(computer science)
A level of computer processing that results from adding to an expanded batch system the capability to immediately access, from any terminal, any record that is stored in the disk files attached to the computer.
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Buyers can receive quotes from multiple carriers -- including LTL, truckload, expedited, local cartage and intermodal -- with one, simple, on-line inquiry, eliminating the need to negotiate separate agreements with multiple carriers.
On-line inquiry to review account summary totals, direct entry of validated general journal transactions into the general ledger, and error reporting of all invalid transaction entries.
The mainframe system supported three major applications: record keeping for client accounts, an on-line inquiry system, and monthly client reports.
Your program prints them a fancy in-house directory and provides on-line inquiry by name and department.
In keeping with the program objectives, DREAMS was developed to provide authorized site personnel with on-line inquiry and update capabilities for certain information maintained in corporate data files.
Financial institutions can choose up to 50 different modules, including Information Reporting, On-line Inquiry, Stop Payment, Positive Pay/Reconciliation, Imaging, ACH Origination, Wire Transfer, Cash Concentration, and Account Transfer.
PPS will market the e(N)-Check 3000(TM) to credit unions and smaller financial institutions as a new access method to DEPOSIT CHEK(R), PPS's risk management tool providing advanced electronic notification, via on-line inquiry, of potential check returns and current account status.
The J-Strip job strips information from the master file to create an on-line inquiry file.
He simply sent an on-line inquiry to a consultant, received the attention and service he wanted, and has enjoyed an individualized relationship with Louis ever since.
As system firewalls maintain the confidentiality of pricing and other terms between buyers and sellers, a few simple mouse clicks will access on-line ordering with customer-directed distribution; on-line inquiry of order status; on-line order confirmation; product catalogues and access to correct contract terms.
During investigation of audit results, messages assigned to selected fields are automatically displayed on the on-line inquiry and printed on the audit report.
When it is launched, the exchange will offer on-line ordering with customer-directed distribution; on-line inquiry of order status; on-line order confirmation; product catalogues and access to correct contract terms.
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