Electronic transmission of data between enterprises
Electronic transmission of data suitable for automatic processing means: - sending and/or receiving messages (e.g. orders, invoices, payment transactions, product descriptions, transport documents, tax declarations) with external suppliers e.g. enterprises, public authorities, financial institutions.
Process is conducted in agreed or standarized format which allows automatic data processing e.g. EDI, EDIFACT, ODETTE, TRADACOMS, XML, xCBL, cXML, ebXML via computer networks and does not include manually typed messages send by e-mail.