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fashion directory  American National Standards Institute (ANSI) : The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization (501(c)3) that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. The Institute's mission is to enhance both the global competitiveness of U.S. business and the U.S. quality of life by promoting and facilitating voluntary consensus standards and conformity assessment systems, and safeguarding their integrity.


fashion directory  Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA): Established as a not-for-profit, the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) is home for the development of cross-industry electronic business interchange standards.


fashion directory  Department of Defense Electronic Data Interchange Standards


fashion directory  EAN International: As a true multi-industry system, EAN International offers business solutions to industries world-wide. For companies adopting and integrating EAN.UCC identification and business communications standards lead to total visibility of goods and services in logistics, supply and administrative processes. This includes all parts of the supply chain: raw materials, manufacturing, wholesale, distribution, retailing and end consumers world-wide. Currently, companies from a wide range of industries benefit from the EAN.UCC system including retail, healthcare, packaging, transport, public procurement and defence, bovine, services, computers and apparel manufacturers.


fashion directory  E.Center: e.centre, the UK's foremost authority on global supply chain management and electronic business standards.  They are the UK arm of EAN International,a not-for-profit, industry led organisation. We promote and maintain global standards for the identification of goods and locations and their related e-business communications that enable efficient track and trace operations. This is collectively known as the EAN.UCC System. they promote, implement and support the effective use of EAN.UCC standards in UK supply chains. They also participate in the global development and management of EAN.UCC standards, representing their members needs and ensuring these standards are accessible and affordable to the widest range of UK companies, from the very largest to the very smallest. The EAN.UCC System is a common language of electronic identification and communication that can be used by any organisation regardless of size, industry or location. They provide access to these standards for our 16,000 plus members, offering services that enable them to manage their key business processes more effectively. The use of these standards drives cost out of the supply chain, improving productivity and efficiency.


fashion directory  Uniform Code Council (UCC): Everyday, more than 250,000 U.S.-based member companies rely on the standards and services of the Uniform Code Council for the effective management and control of their supply chains.   As a member organization of EAN International, the UCC leads its North American membership with true global representation in the EAN.UCC System.  The UCC operates two wholly-owned subsidiaries, UCCnet and RosettaNet.  In addition, the UCC partners with Drummond Group, Inc. to operate eBusinessReady, an industry-neutral software compliance and interoperability testing program.  The organization works through EPCglobal US to sponsor the development of the Electronic Product Code (EPC).

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