FEDI (Financial Electronic Data Interchange):
An EFT transaction which contains payment-related information in an
EDI format, within the addenda record. FEDI transactions are normally
associated with a Corporate Trade Exchange (CTX) ACH payment format.
Acronym for the International Association of Freight Forwarding
The smallest item of information in a record.
Grouping of records each made up of multiple logical segments. A file
is the largest unit of information recognized by the system. Also a
collection of related records treated as a basic unit of storage in a
The format into which a file is arranged by computer, so that the
information it contains can be retrieved on demand.
Typically used in proprietary or private EDI standards; the makeup of
which is composed of 80-bite segments.
A set of records where element lengths and types are defined.
An intermediary between carrier and owner of goods being transported,
who arranges for their carriage and provides incidental services to
facilitate the transport.
Textual data that may contain virtually any non-processable
FTP (File Transfer Protocol):
A protocol used to transfer files between two computers. Generally
used over a TCP/IP-based network.
An EDI message to notify a sender of the receipt of an original
message, acknowledging only the receipt of the message but not
confiming agreement with, or understanding of the contract.