GS1 Guidelines

GS1 Guidelines for the Transport Pick-up / Drop-off Request and Confirmation Transactions Transport Pick-up / Drop-off Request message enables the request for an appointment to collect goods at a pick-up location or to deliver goods at a drop-off location. Initial information about the collection and delivery of goods may already have been exchanged in the transport instruction. Read More →

Transport Status Notification

GS1 Guidelines: Transport Status Notification This scenario allows for the exchange of information regarding the status of transport execution progress at any point (in time or place) within the full transport chain. A status message may be sent: as the result of a request or requests for information (through the Transport Status Request message) regarding Read More →

Transport Instruction EDI

Transport Instruction EDI Message – GS1 Standard Guidelines The main objective of the Transport Instruction is to communicate the arrangements (through the agreed conditions) of the movement of the goods (including collection and delivery) between all parties involved and providing the information necessary to perform the handling of the goods. The Transport Instruction will be 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 →

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 →

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EDI For Logistics: Technology Story EDI in transportation today offers progressive and effective technology solutions for shippers including third-party logistics. The goal of this post is to give a piece of enormous EDI knowledge to all parties somehow involved in modern business. Today some of you may find useful information about EDI in transportation that will Read More →

Global Location Number

Identifying Locations Using a Global Location Number (GLN) The Global Location Number (GLN) is used to identify the locations of parties involved in business transactions. These can be functional groups within a company or real, physical “places” that might ship, receive, process, or hold inventories, like: Legal Entities: Whole companies, subsidiaries or divisions within a company, Read More →