The Electronic Data Interchange for Administration, co... term for a Commonly used business transactions (e.g., purchas.... A message is the collection of data, organized in segments, exchanged by trading partners engaged in The use of EDI technology in logistics h... More. Typically, a message is an electronic version of a document associated with a common business A single completed transmission, e.g., transmissio..., such as a A document that is created by a buyer indicating t... or 1) Tasks related to the outgoing shipment of goods... notice. A message begins with a message header segment, which identifies the start of the message (e.g., the series of characters representing one purchase An order is a request to ship products, following ...). The message header segment also carries the message type A numeric, or alphanumeric representation of text ..., which identifies the business transaction type. EDIFACT’s message header segment is called UNH; in *See American National Standards Institute (ANSI) The ANSI standard for inter-industry electronic in... Communication standards that determine message con..., the message header is called ST. A message ends with a message The part of the truck that carries the goods. segment, which signals the end of the message (e.g., the end of one purchase order). EDIFACT’s message trailer is labeled UNT; the ANSI X12 message trailer is referred to as SE.