Electronic Data Interchange Corresponds to the term remote data transmission.

EDI Message

An EDI message is a closed volume of data consisting of the payload and metadata. The useful content is used for business transactions. Based on the metadata, further processes can be initiated.


Electronic Data Interchange-Box. An EDI box supports data exchange at point-to-point connections and transmits or receives data using minutes. Most EDI boxes support also networks (mailbox).


Converting structured data to and from another standard structured format.


Software program that is used in the EDI area and converts structured data into a standardized format and vice versa.


Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce And Transport A standard that serves the exchange of business processes, e.g. Inventory data, delivery note data, sales plan, etc. The EDIFACT standard enables worldwide communication.