Glossary of Terms

 

ABN

Australian Business Number

DCX

Document Capture Exchange facility for conversion of documents into data files

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the computer-to-computer exchange of business documents in a standard electronic format between business partners

ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning system (incorporating accounting functions)

FIFO

First In first Out. For deletion of archived files the oldest will be deleted if capacity is reached

GLN

The Global Location Number (GLN) is part of the GS1 systems of standards. It is a simple method used to identify a location and can identify locations uniquely where required. The GS1 Identification Key is used to identify physical locations or legal entities

GS1

GTIN and GLN administrative authority

GS1

net

Centralised Master Data Product Cataloguing system for GS1 members to access

GTIN

Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) is an identifier for trade items developed by GS1 (comprising among others of the former EAN International and Uniform Code Council)

HTTPs

Is the result of layering the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) on top of the SSL/TLS protocol, thus adding the security capabilities of SSL/TLS to standard HTTP communications

Inter-connect

A connection of 2 peer services for exchange of EDI messages

INV

Invoice

MDM

Master Data Management (MDM) comprises the processes, governance, policies, standards and tools that consistently define and manage the critical data of an organisation to provide a single point of reference

NPC

National Product Catalogue. For the Health Sector only

OCR

Optical Character Recognition. For the capture and formatting of text in text searchable system generated PDFs

PCM

Per Calendar Month

PCX

The Pacific Commerce Exchange: EDI translation facility and hub

PHE

The Pacific Health Exchange: EDI translation facility and hub

PO

Purchase Order

POR

Purchase Order Response. To confirm that the contents of a PO are valid

SFTP

Secure File Transfer Protocol

UAT

User Acceptance Testing