Standard Carton Pack Structure (856 ASN)
The Standard Carton Pack structure should be used in an environment where identical SKUs are packed within one or more physical shipping containers [e.g.,12 blue twin-size sheets (one U.P.C.)]. The transaction hierarchy is:
- Item, and
- Packaging (Tare and Pack).
In this structure, the Item level is subordinate to the Order and the Packaging levels are subordinate to the Item level [e.g., the specification of the shipping containers is always within the SKU (Item level)]. Once the SKU is specified, then all the shipping containers for the SKUs are identified.
Identical SKUs packed within a shipping container:
- Pack or tare is the lowest level
- Packaging is subordinate to the item level.
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