UN / EDIFACT (United Nations / Electronic Data Interchange for Administration Commerce and Transport)

The United Nations rules for electronic data interchange in administration, commerce and transport. It is an international EDI standard developed by the United Nations (UN).

EDIFACT standard involves:

  • set of syntax rules for data structure
  • interactive exchange protocol (I-EDI)
  • standard reports that enable exchange of documents, regardless of country or sector

These rules are crucial for electronic data interchange (EDI). 

  • ORION EDI – comprehensive solution for electronic data interchange