Accession Number : ADA261373


Title :   Forging a Partnership Through EDI. A Handbook for DoD and Small Business


Descriptive Note : Final rept.


Corporate Author : LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT INST BETHESDA MD


Personal Author(s) : Hamilton, Walter P ; Henderson, Morey M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a261373.pdf


Report Date : Jul 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 66


Abstract : The purpose of this handbook is to acquaint small business with the concepts of electronic data interchange (EDI) and how EDI will be used in the future by the Department of Defense to conduct business. The handbook introduces the reader to EDI, discusses how and why EDI is used in business, and explains what is needed to start using EDI in a small business.... Electronic commerce, Electronic data interchange, American national standards institute, Accredited standards committee, ASC X12, Department of defense, Small business, Electronic contracting, Translation software, Value-added networks, EDI benefits, Government procurement.


Descriptors :   *ELECTRONICS , *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT , COMMERCE , NETWORKS , PROCUREMENT , STANDARDS , TRANSLATIONS , VALUE , HANDBOOKS , BENEFITS


Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE