Barcode Supported Symbologies

Do it Best Corp. Supported Symbologies Success in barcoding depends on cooperation between vendors, Do it Best Corp., and members. Some Do it Best Corp. members have been scanning for a number of years, even though up to this point no mandate has been made requiring vendors to comply with GS1 (Uniform Code Council or UCC) Read More →

Barcoding Guidelines

Barcoding Guidelines and Recommendations Do it Best Corp. will provide cross-reference reports to vendors to be used for verifying the accuracy of GTIN codes. In addition, the company requires that all vendors perform quality checks on existing and proposed GTIN codes. These quality checks should be performed for each variation of GTIN codes used by the vendor. Read More →

Barcode Standards

Do it Best Corp. 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 Read More →

EDI Barcode Requirements

Do it Best Corp. EDI Barcode Requirements Barcoding is one among a number of automatic identification technologies available today. Its use is rapidly growing, particularly in the Hardlines industry. In devising these standards, Do it Best Corp. hopes to keep its vendors and members on the competitive edge. Checklist of Barcode Requirements Do it Best Read More →

Logistics Transportation Management

Do it Best Corp. Logistics Transportation Management Do it Best Corp. requires 2 types of barcodes depending on the salability of the product and packaging being used. UPC Codes for the actual selling units. All selling units are required to be marked with the product code (GTIN) in a readable bar code. SCC Codes for Read More →

EDI Standards

Carhartt, Inc.: Creating a digital data governance program on a foundation of standards As a family-owned and operated business recognized for rugged workwear, Carhartt is truly passionate about serving its loyal consumers. Carhartt wanted to create a product data management system that would effectively enhance product data quality and governance to better serve its multiple channels. Read More →

Carton Label Samples

Carton Label Samples (EDI Order Consolidation) In the previous posts we have learned about several practical cases as for EDI Order Consolidation by the Brand Owner and by the Retailer. Below are given Carton Label examples sample formats of GS1-128 labels that may be used for communicating the consolidated shipment. Each company should define the format with its Read More →

EDI Order Consolidation

EDI Order Consolidation by the Retailer (Use Case) A retailer creates a purchase order that consolidates several products that would normally be transmitted on separate purchase orders. The resulting purchase order sent to the brand owner may contain products from different department numbers, class numbers, or other divisions within the retailer’s and brand owner’s systems. The Read More →

Order Consolidation Mapping

EDI Order Consolidation Mapping Guides In the previous post, we have described a practical scenario of an EDI Order Consolidation given by GS1. Find below some mapping guidelines. 1 ST*856*0001 2 BSN*00*GlobalShpmentIdNo*21080819*2120*0003 3 HL*1**S 4 TD1**1****G*20.00*LB 5 TD5**2*UPSN*U*UPS*CC 6 REF*BM*BOLIdNo 7 MAN*SM*ShpmentIdNo 8 DTM*011*20181114*2120 9 N1*BY*CompanyName*UL*GobalLocationNumber 10 N2*AltName1*AltName2 11 N3*Addess1*Address2 12 N4*CityName*ST*C*C****Postal-Code 13 N1*BY*CompanyName*UL*GobalLocationNumber 14 Read More →

EDI Trading Partners

EDI Trading Partners Considerations Before Starting Digital Partnership As business partners discuss implementation of order consolidation, the following points should be considered (as recommended by GS1). For the Brand Owner The brand owner and retailer should, as trading partners, agree that the combination of products that would normally be in separate cartons can be combined Read More →