Flow Tech Speak

Flow Tech Speak

When you're in the Flow world, you may encounter abbreviations, acronyms and ‘lingo’ that you are unfamiliar with. The following list provides expansion of some abbreviations and acronyms commonly used in relation to Flow Software, Business Automation and Software Integration.

Flow Specific

B2BG

Business to Business Gateway

File Con.

File Connection

File Def.

File Definition

DB Con.

Database Connection

DB Def.

Database Definition

TP

Trading Partner

Config.

Flow Configuration

 

Technical

SQL

Structured Query Language

FTP

File Transfer Protocol

SFTP

Secure File Transfer Protocol

SMTP

Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol

SOAP

Simple Object Access Protocol

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation

WCF

Windows Communication Foundation

XML

Extensible Markup Language

XSD

XML Schema Definition

WSDL

Web Service Description Language

 

Messages

EDI

Electronic Data Interchange

EDIFACT

Electronic Data Interchange For Administration, Commerce and Transport

ANSI X12 (ASC X12)

Accredited Standards Committee X12

PO

Purchase Order

POA

Purchase Order Acknowledgement

POC

Purchase Order Change

ASN

Advance Ship Notice

 

 

Systems

POS

Point of Sale

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning

WMS

Warehouse Management System

 

Business Related

B2B

Business to Business

B2C

Business to Consumer

ROI

Return on Investment

3PL

Third-party Logistics

4PL

Fourth-party Logistics

PNL

Profit and Loss

NPV

Net Present Value

T&M

Time and Material

SOW

Statement of Work

 

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