Date of Award

5-1997

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Accountancy

Second Advisor

Joy Flasch

Third Advisor

Leonard Murray

Abstract

FACNET is a computer network that moves Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) from the Department of Defense (DoD) and federal buying sites to and from the certified Value Added Network (VAN).

This study is conducted to answer the following questions about the use FACNET by XYZ Communications:

1) Has FACNET helped reduce the cost of paper used in the business?

2) Has FACNET helped reduce the cost of long distance calls (telephone and fax) in the business?

3) Has FACNET helped reduce the cost of traveling expenses (hotel and transportation) in the business?

4)Has FACNET helped the business to conduct in a more efficient manner?