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Transmission protocols:

The rules on how each envelope or package of information should be structured and processed by the communications devices are called transmission protocols.

2

Value-added networks:

Value-added networks (VAN) are mailbox-type services in which the sender’s and receiver’s computers are never directly connected to each other. Instead, both parties to the EDI arrangement subscribe to a third-party VAN provider.

3

XBRL:

XBRL (extensible business reporting language) was created to decrease the costs of generating financial reports, reformulating information for different uses, and sharing business information using electronic media.

4

Point-to-point:.

Point-to-point is the traditional EDI connection, where both parties have fixed computer connections, and the computers are used solely for EDI.

5

XML:

XML (extensible markup language) was developed by an international group of interested organizations as an open standard usable with many programs and platforms. XML codes all information in such a way that a user can determine not only how it should be presented but also what it is.

6

POS:

A point-of-sale (POS) system may directly transmit information to the seller, who can then deliver products on a JIT basis.

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EFT:

An electronic funds transfer (EFT) system allows for the electronic transfer of funds.

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Long-term contract:

Documents in a traditional purchasing system are replaced with agreements between the buyer and seller evidenced by a long-term contract.