ASN Structure

No Packaging Level In ASN Structure In some implementations, it may be appropriate to omit the packaging levels from the transaction. Depending on the retailer’s receiving environment, carton identification may not be required. Here, only three levels are present in the transaction. The transaction hierarchy is: Shipment Order, and Item. One or more U.P.C.s No Read More →

EDI webinars

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: Shipment, Order, Item, and Packaging (Tare and Pack). In this structure, the Item level is subordinate Read More →

Pick and Pack

856 Pick and Pack Hierarchical Structure The Pick and Pack structure should be used in a Pick and Pack order filling environment. Typically, when different SKUs are packed within the same physical shipping container [e.g., 48 men’s shirts in 3 colors and 4 sizes each (12 different U.P.C.s)], at least one packaging level must be Read More →

Hierarchical Levels

EDI Ship Notice/Manifest Hierarchical Levels The concept of hierarchical levels is a key feature of the Ship Notice/Manifest. Applying a common hierarchy to levels of data allows the supplier to describe the details of a physical shipment in an electronic format. In this way, the receiver can successfully process the transaction – correctly associating the Read More →