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EDI Integration Guides: Pilot Trading Partner and Community Roll-Out Techniques EDI integration guides were already discussed in EDI Academy earlier posts, e.g. EDI Cost Analysis, EDI Planning or EDI For Small Business. Today’s post describes EDI integration guides regarding pilot trading partner testing and community roll-out techniques. One of the best ways to assure success is to test Read More →

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Final Destination Code and Serial Shipping Container Code UCC 128 Bar Code Formats (Final Destination Code and Serial Shipping Container Code) and Import Shipping Container Marking Samples will be described in today’s post. See our earlier posts devoted to JCPenny for more information about EDI basic requirements and guidelines. UCC 128 Bar Code Formats – Final Destination Code JCPenny UCC Read More →

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JCPenny Import Shipping Bar Code: Contract/P.O. Number and Item Number/Quantity JCPenny Import Shipping Bar Code requirements are a part of general shipping guides for JCPenny vendors. You can refer to our previous posts to learn more about JCPenny EDI program and shipping requirements. JCPenny Import Shipping Bar Code: Contract/P.O. Number JCPenny Import Shipping Bar Code #1: Retail with Contract Number Read More →

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EDI Planning: Sponsoring and Analyzing Business Needs EDI planning is a major step in EDI Implementation project. The objectives of EDI are to satisfy business needs, for example, improve procurement processes, increase supply chain efficiency, and reduce float time in financial or medical claims transactions. The problem with EDI being an IT project is that Read More →

EDI cost analysis

EDI Cost Analysis: Make the Right Calculation EDI Cost Analysis makes it possible to conduct a cost justification for EDI. The EDI Cost Analysis will help create the project implementation plan. There are direct and indirect benefits associated with EDI. The following steps should be taken: Accumulate the total cost of all the tasks involved in Read More →

EDI considerations

EDI Implementation Guidelines and Mapping Practice Notes EDI Implementation Guidelines and Mapping instructions are very important issues to consider when starting EDI partnership. Keep in mind that EDI transaction sets are often general, vast, and broad in scope. One trading partner may require, for example, to use certain segments in the definite transaction, or to use particular ones in a Read More →

EDI reasoning analysis

EDI Reasoning Analysis: implementation approaches and cost calculation EDI Reasoning Analysis is one of the ways to streamline new approach for companies when they still hesitate if EDI implementation is beneficial. Usually companies choose implementing in-house EDI solutions. This approach means taking an existing solution, licensing it, customizing and integrating into a company’s e-business environment Read More →

997 FA

997 FA Segments description The description of 997 FA segments continues our previous post where we spoke about 997 FA basic definition and recoinciliation. Below you will find the main 997 FA segments, their description and purpose. AK1: This 997 FA segment refers to the (GS) group level of the original document. AK101 is equal to Read More →

997 Functional Acknowledgement

997 Functional Acknowledgement basic definition and notes The 997 Functional Acknowledgement transaction is a response that confirms a file was received and could be properly read by the translator. The 997 can also report on exactly what caused any errors on the original document. It can notify the sender whether the document was accepted or rejected. Read More →

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GS1 – 128 Label description and purpose The GS1 – 128 (formerly known as the UCC-128 label) is the most often used in the retail and manufacturing industries. This label is placed on the packaging container, usually on a pallet or a carton. When the carton is received, the recipient scans the label (usually on Read More →