Different software applications may use different programming languages, and hence there is a need for a method of data exchange that doesn't depend upon a particular programming language. Most types of software can, however, interpret XML tags. Thus, Web services can use XML files for data exchange.
Melco Group Intl., Inc., OASIS and the cloud based systems employ this method to exchange data between OASIS network based installations and the cloud transaction modules in oasis-web.net systems.
A good overview of Web Service may be found at this link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_service
Once the cloud service is activated in OASIS, the system will activate it's web-services function in the background & transfer current Shipment transaction data to the MGI SQL servers.
TRACKING DATA: oasis-web working in the background via webservices will automatically update oasis-web when shipment data is either entered or updated in OASIS via the [ TRACKING ] function immediately generating a shipment status report emailed to the individual OASIS business partner, shipper, consignee...