Macy’s 856 EDI (Ship Notice/Manifest) – Standard Carton Pack Structure Guides A separate Macy’s 856 EDI (Ship Notice/Manifest) Ship Notice must be generated and transmitted for each Macy’s facility/shipment. ‘Ship To’ information may be obtained from the Macy’s Transportation Routing Guide. Macy’s 856 EDI (Ship Notice/Manifest) must be in Macy’s system before vendor shipment arrives at the distribution facility. The Read More →

Book Industry Study Group 856 ASN General Overview and Guidelines Book Industry Study Group 856 ASN guidelines are briefly described in today’s post. Further posts will cover more information regarding Book Industry Study Group 856 ASN. By adhering to the Book Industry Study Group 856 ASN recommendations the process will simplify the capturing of data Read More →

EDIFACT Envelope Architecture Description There are two EDIFACT Envelope levels in which messages may be transmitted. The use of a particular level designates which character set will be used: EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL A (UNA): only upper case; only printable characters EDIFACT Envelope LEVEL B (UNB): upper and lower case; includes non-printing characters for delimiters The Read More →

EDIFACT Mapping: Data Elements Types EDIFACT Mapping is an example of how many businesses can reach one definite standard. In the early days, each business had its own applications for tracking merchandise, ordering, invoicing, accounts payable, receivable, and other business needs. EDI has joined many apps in it and EDI mapping, including EDIFACT mapping, shows Read More →

EDI Trainings Evaluation by EDI Academy Attendants EDI Trainings are provided by EDI Academy around the USA, in Canada and in the United Kingdom. Since its first class our training facility is constantly working on improving training activity and what we are offering to our clients. EDI Trainings evaluation by our students gives us possibility to Read More →

Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest Useful Mapping Tips and Notes Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest must be in Macy’s system before vendor shipment arrives at Macy’s distribution facility – this was already discussed in the previous post. An expense offset will be assessed if this requirement is not met. Macy’s requires a consolidated VICS Macy’s 856 Ship Notice/Manifest with carton level information for every Read More →

ANSI X12 Manual Overview and Usage Guidelines ANSI X12 Manual is the ultimate source for the EDI standards. It is a large thick book with over 1500 pages of EDI transaction-set, segment and data element references. ANSI X12 is also available on a CD-ROM in PDF format. ANSI X12 reference manual can be purchased on Read More →

Macy’s 856 Ship Notice /Manifest  – Shipment/Order/Pack/Item (Pick/Pack Structure) Macy’s 856 Ship Notice /Manifest described in the blog represents Pick/Pack Structure -Shipment/Order/Pack/Item – and is an outline of what is required when receiving VICS 856 Ship Notice from a vendor. Many Macy’s / Bloomingdale’s divisions use more than one distribution facility; therefore you must generate and transmit a separate EDI Macy’s Read More →

EDIFACT Messages List and Structure EDIFACT messages are viewed in the context of the UN/EDIFACT (the United Nations rules for Elec­tronic Data Interchange for Administration, Commerce and Transport) – a set of internationally agreed standards, directo­ries, and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data, between independent computerized information systems. The EDIFACT standard was developed by Read More →