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Gentex ASN Over-Pack Label Requirements

Gentex ASN Over-Pack Label requirements must be followed by all suppliers on ASN with Gentex. ASN Over-pack containers must have labels with the following information in the order listed below:

  • ASN Number (same as supplier packing slip number) with barcode including the embedded data identifier “2S”. Please note that the ASN number must exactly match the supplier packing slip number
  • Gentex Part Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “P” along with part description
  • Current Gentex Engineering Revision Level with barcode including the embedded data identifier “2P”
  • Unique Serial Number (LPN) for the package with barcode including the embedded data identifier “S”
  • Serial number must be in the following format – SSSSS#########
    • S denotes supplier code as defined in the Gentex Oracle EBS system – please contact Gentex for your specific supplier code
    • # denotes a 9-digit randomized non-repeating number; this may include alpha-numeric text (letters or numbers)
    • When the serial number does not include the full nine alpha-numeric text following the supplier code, it must be left padded by zeros (i.e. 13791123 = Unacceptable, 13791000000123 = Acceptable, where 13791 indicates the supplier code)
  • Each over pack container must have a completely unique serial number. Serial numbers cannot be repeated or re-used at any time in the future
  • Total Quantity contained within the over-pack container with barcode including the embedded data identifier “Q”
  • Gentex Purchase Order Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “K”
  • Gentex Purchase Order Line Number with barcode including the embedded data identifier “4K” 
  • Manufacture Date with barcode – this field requires no embedded data identifier
  • The human readable text must be in the following format: MM/DD/YYYY
  • The barcode must be in the following format: MMDDYYYY (no separator)
  • Please note that the “Manufacture Date” is to be the date on which the material inside the box was manufactured; please do not mix multiple manufacture dates within a single box.

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