Do it Best Corp. EDI Barcode Standards
The usefulness of barcodes relies on the ability to scan them quickly and accurately. To optimize speed gained by scanning, Do it Best Corp. want to achieve success on the first pass (or scan) of a barcode. The percentage of successful first scans to the total number of scans performed is referred to as the “first pass read rate.”
Do it Best Corp. wants to strive for the highest possible first pass read rate. Do it Best Corp. considers any first pass read rate at or above 95% to be acceptable. Meeting this goal depends on the quality of the barcode manufacturers place on their products. Do it Best Corp. requires that all barcode symbols be printed in conformance with industry guidelines. High quality barcodes must exist in order for scanning equipment to decode the information.
However, if for any reason a product cannot be scanned, it is critical that all the human readable characters to be printed with the barcode. The printing of these numbers is necessary for compliance with GS1 (formerly Uniform Code Council or UCC) and Do it Best Corp. guidelines.
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