EDI Implementation

EDI Implementation Cases The cost savings realized by the grocery sector can also be achieved by businesses operating in other sectors such as apparel, DIY, healthcare and public administration. GS1 UK’s survey demonstrates that there is a significant opportunity for other sectors to move from a manual paper-based process to EDI – reaping the cost and efficiency benefits. There are many examples of other Read More →

EDI Process

EDI Process At Myer (Strategic Operational Principles) EDI Process encompasses the following strategic principles: it is crucial that the efficiency of day-to-day Supply Chain operations are maximised through EDI. Myer will operate Strategic Partnerships with its suppliers based on a set of high-level principles: Myer will buy on behalf of the customers, not sell on behalf of its suppliers Read More →

EDI Platform Selection (Ameritech’s EDI Billing Program) EDI Platform selection phase is only applicable to first time EDI implementations or companies that will use a separate EDI system for their payment processing. The objective of this phase is to evaluate and select the components required to perform EDI transmissions. The major components are an EDI translator and a Communication Read More →

EDI 270/271

EDI 270/271: Eligibility and Benefit Inquiry and Response (United Healthcare) The Eligibility and Benefit Inquiry (270) transaction is used to inquire about the health care eligibility and benefits associated with a subscriber or dependent. The Eligibility and Benefit Response (271) transaction is used to respond to a request inquiry about the health care eligibility and benefits associated with a Read More →

HIPAA EDI Online

How EDI Works: Discovering The Advantages How EDI Works? This is a popular question usually asked by business owners, company managers, operational staff at EDI Academy trainings. Although EDI is quite widespread technology, there still remain some points to be discussed. Those who are not connected to electronic data interchange not always understand the difference Read More →

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 →

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 →

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 →