Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) in the Government Industry

EDI technology is used in the Government Industry to cut levels of human interference and labour costs across the supply chain, which comprises of Manufacturers, Suppliers, Customers, Contractors and Vendors etc. The import/export trade has become much easier as Governments, through the use of EDI can send customs documents.

Association for EDI in the Government Industry:- Government, Defense Supply Center, Underground Station, Veterans Canteen Service, GS1 - Government & Public Sector

Some of the popular EDI messages used in the Government Industry include:-

1.Customs related (for air, road, rail and ocean)
2.Healthcare and Insurance messages
3.Food Grains and Traceability messages
4.Government tendering
5.Homeland security messages
6.Banking & Financial messages

Popular Data Formats:X12, EDIFACT, XML, Proprietary formats.

Benefits of EDI in Government Industry: 1.Improvement in both the reporting of injuries and reporting times.
2.EDI enables report maintenance documents to be sent out on a routine basis.
3.World trade made easier through the use of EDI customs documents between countries.
4.Speedy processing of business transactions due to the elimination of paper-based communication.
5.Messages to help faster delivery of service to citizens.

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