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APIs connect applications, systems and partners in real time. From mobile apps, e-business or cloud, to on-site or point-of-sales connections, APIs enable fast, secure, easy access to data and business processes. They enable interaction between systems, applications, mobile devices and apps.
The VDA 4938 is also references as VDA Global Invoice and is used to exchange invoice data as well as credit note data. Therefore invoice data is sent from supplier to customer and credit note data is sent the other way around from customer to supplier using the VDA 4938 format.
The VDA 4987 message, commonly known as Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN), is a document the supplier sends to the customer to notify about an expected delivery. The file follows the VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry or in German Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V.) standards and is used by many manufacturers in the automotive…
The VDA 4905 message is a legacy EDI message type for sending planning schedule information sent from a customer to a supplier. It was a VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry or in German Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V.) standard and an essential document for electronic purchasing processes in the automotive and manufacturing…
The VDA 4906 is also referenced as VDA invoice message and is used to exchange invoices between suppliers and customers.
VDA 4906 was a VDA (German Association of the Automotive Industry or in German “Verband der Automobilindustrie e. V.”) standard and an essential document for electronic invoicing processes in automotive and manufacturing.
The VDA 4908 is used to exchange credit note data. Therefore credit note data is sent from a customer to a supplier using the VDA 4908 format.
The VDA 4915 message represents Just-in-time information that is sent to suppliers by their customers. These messages follow the VDA standards and are supplement documents for electronic purchasing processes based on delivery schedules commonly used in the automotive industry.
The VDA 4916 message provides Just-in-Sequence (JIS) information that is sent to suppliers by their customers using EDI. The VDA 4916 message is focusing on automotive manufacturers wanting to communicate demands to suppliers who deliver specific parts in a determined sequence directly to a production line. These JIS messages follow the VDA…
The EDIFACT CONTRL (CONTRoL) message acts as both a technical and functional acknowledgement for any EDIFACT message exchanged between customers and suppliers. When sent as a technical response, it indicates the receipt of the message along with its acceptance.
The EDIFACT DESADV (DESpatch ADVice) is an electronic packing slip, which contains delivery and shipment information. A DESADV message is normally sent from the supplier to the customer, however, they can also be used with a separate logistics service provider who may then send the DESADV on behalf of the supplier.
An EDIFACT ORDCHG (purchase ORDer CHanGe request) message is used to update and amend a previously sent EDIFACT ORDERS message. If amendments to previous purchase orders are required, the ORDCHG is generated, references the past purchase order number, and then details the required changes.