Adient Logistics

Adient Logistics Requirements: International Shipping Adient Logistics procedures require all shipments to be accompanied by appropriate documentation. Documentation may include, but not limited to, packing slip, bill of lading, FTA certificates, commercial invoices, CMR (EU and Asia) and hazardous materials information. Carrier information must be included in the Advance Ship Notice (ASN) transmission to allow for Read More →

International Shipment Labeling

International Shipment Labeling Guidelines International Shipment Labeling procedures for Adient suppliers require special labeling, other than the Odette standard. Adient Trade Compliance team should be contacted to assist in obtaining the proper labels required if needed according International Shipment Labeling procedures. When shipping sample parts for Adient part submission or new revision level, the “Sample Part” label Read More →

General Label Specifications

General Label Specifications: Adient Shipping Labeling General Label Specifications require suppliers to ensure that all materials shipped to Adient are correctly labeled and that the labels are properly attached. Label Size: 4.0 inches (102mm) high by 6.0 inches (152mm) wide. Label Color: White label with black printing (there may be some plant specific color requirements). Adhesives: Adhesive Read More →

Response Files

Response Files Operational Procedures Response Files like 999 Functional Acknowledgement file will be generated within one business day. To verify if the file was accepted or rejected at this level, look for the IK5 and AK9 segments. If these two segments are followed by an ‘A’ the file was accepted. If these two segments are followed by an Read More →

EDI Purchase Order Number

EDI Purchase Order Number (Reference Number for Union Pacific) EDI Purchase Order Number is the key reference number for Union Pacific. It ties together all EDI communications about a purchase, including payment. It is the Supply Department’s responsibility to furnish the supplier with a purchase order number for EDI all purchases. It is the Supplier’s responsibility to use that number in Read More →

EDI Integration

EDI Integration: Software Upgrades, Proprietary Data And Legal Concerns EDI Integration requires regular updates. The Rail Industry Guidelines are updated each year upon publication of the ASC X12 version/release. Trading partners within the rail industry are expected to upgrade to one of the two most current version/releases on a schedule agreed to by the railroads. In most Read More →

EDI Implementation

EDI Implementation Concerns EDI Implementation is not a simple task, EDI is not technically complex. There are a number of ways to learn about EDI, including: periodicals, commercially available training programs, EDI conferences and trade shows, software and network suppliers, and the experience of companies already participating in EDI. Costs and benefits Hardware costs often are Read More →

Testing EDI Transactions

Testing EDI Transactions (Union Pacific Trading Partner EDI Program) Testing EDI transactions is initiated by Union Pacific to ensure prompt payments and electronic documents processing with trading partners. Union Pacific is currently active in the following EDI transactions (ASC X12): 850 RIFMAT – Purchase orders 810 RIFMAT – Material invoices 810 RIFDFO – Diesel fuel invoices 997 Read More →