GS1 EDI

Company Unique Identification With A GS1 Company Prefix A company prefix that complies with GS1 Standards is a unique identification number that is assigned to just your company by GS1 US. It’s the foundation of GS1 Standards and can be found in all the GS1 Identification Numbers. The most common examples are GTINs (Global Trade Read More →

EDI Standards

Carhartt, Inc.: Creating a digital data governance program on a foundation of standards As a family-owned and operated business recognized for rugged workwear, Carhartt is truly passionate about serving its loyal consumers. Carhartt wanted to create a product data management system that would effectively enhance product data quality and governance to better serve its multiple channels. Read More →

EDI training

July EDI Training Webinars: All Industries and HIPAA Coming soon – sign up for EDI Training Bundle and become a certified EDI professional. The EDI Academy provides onsite training classes designed to give a foundation of practical knowledge about EDI applications and how they apply to your business. We start with the basics and then focus Read More →

Carton Label Samples

Carton Label Samples (EDI Order Consolidation) In the previous posts we have learned about several practical cases as for EDI Order Consolidation by the Brand Owner and by the Retailer. Below are given Carton Label examples sample formats of GS1-128 labels that may be used for communicating the consolidated shipment. Each company should define the format with its Read More →

EDI Order Consolidation

EDI Order Consolidation by the Retailer (Use Case) A retailer creates a purchase order that consolidates several products that would normally be transmitted on separate purchase orders. The resulting purchase order sent to the brand owner may contain products from different department numbers, class numbers, or other divisions within the retailer’s and brand owner’s systems. The Read More →

Order Consolidation Mapping

EDI Order Consolidation Mapping Guides In the previous post, we have described a practical scenario of an EDI Order Consolidation given by GS1. Find below some mapping guidelines. 1 ST*856*0001 2 BSN*00*GlobalShpmentIdNo*21080819*2120*0003 3 HL*1**S 4 TD1**1****G*20.00*LB 5 TD5**2*UPSN*U*UPS*CC 6 REF*BM*BOLIdNo 7 MAN*SM*ShpmentIdNo 8 DTM*011*20181114*2120 9 N1*BY*CompanyName*UL*GobalLocationNumber 10 N2*AltName1*AltName2 11 N3*Addess1*Address2 12 N4*CityName*ST*C*C****Postal-Code 13 N1*BY*CompanyName*UL*GobalLocationNumber 14 Read More →

EDI Order Consolidation

EDI Order Consolidation by the Brand Owner There are several business scenarios where order consolidation can be used by the brand owner. The following is just one example presented by GS1. A brand owner has received two or more purchase orders from a retailer. The products contained in those orders are in different department or Read More →

EDI Trading Partners

EDI Trading Partners Considerations Before Starting Digital Partnership As business partners discuss implementation of order consolidation, the following points should be considered (as recommended by GS1). For the Brand Owner The brand owner and retailer should, as trading partners, agree that the combination of products that would normally be in separate cartons can be combined Read More →

EDI training

Trading Partner Accountabilities Implementing purchase order consolidation is a collaborative process. Below are given GS1 recommended action steps and key best practices for business trading partners to consider. Agree on Business Process. Determine what departments or categories of business can be consolidated Agree on any type of product that should not be consolidated Review EDI Read More →

GS1

GS1 Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative Guidelines (Part 1) The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative serves as a strategic effort in which retailers, marketplaces, brand owners, suppliers, manufacturers, industry trade associations, solution providers and academia voluntarily join to assist in helping the retail industry drive the adoption and use of the GS1 Standards. Read More →