NXP has been a forerunner in Automated Data Exchange and B2B offering its customers, distributors, suppliers and logistical partners the capability of exchanging data electronically, either via the use of Value Added Network (VAN) or direct point to point connectivity protocols such as AS2.
B2B enables trading partners to interconnect multiple business processes, providing a seamless end-to-end supply chain integration with suppliers, partner companies, customers and third-party providers. Automated data exchange relies on the use of globally recognized standard formats such as EDIFACT, ANSI X12 and ROSETTANET.
The use of B2B enables trading partners and NXP to realize automation of data transfer, in support of the business defined service programs.
EDI: Electronic Data Interchange
B2B: Business-to-Business communication
Trading Partner: The parties involved in a trade and exchanging data, could be Supplier, Customer, Service Provider etc..
VAN: Value Added Network provides a mailbox service and deliver messages to the other parties VAN
ANSI: American National Standards Institute
UN/ EDIFACT: United Nations/Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce and Transport
ROSETTANET: Global XML Standards Organizations
AS/2: AS2 (Applicability Statement 2) is a specification about how to transport data securely and reliably over the Internet. Security is achieved by using digital certificates and encryption.
NXP is an active member of EDIFICE, the Global Network for B2B Integration in High Tech industries.