Fulfillment Provider ( 3PF)- is a firm that provides service to its customers of outsourced (Third Party) logistics services for part, or all of their supply chain management functions.

Third Party Logistics (3PL)- Specializes in integrated operation, warehousing, and transportation services that can be scaled and customized to customers’ needs based on market conditions and the demands and delivery service requirements for their products and materials.

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)- is a standard document which when implemented acts as common interface between two or more computer applications in terms of understanding the document transmitted.

Extensible Markup Language (XML)- is a markup language that defines a set of rules for encoding documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.

Application Programming Interface (API)-Specifies how some software components should interact with each other.

Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)- is a set of rules which protect the privacy of individual health records and is an evolving standard for compliance with health related software applications.

B2B – Business-to-Business

B2C – Business-to-Client