UPC Barcoding

Use your U.P.C. Company Prefix to create and view practice barcodes The number in a U.P.C. barcode (called a GTIN®) is typically 12 digits long. This tool helps illustrate how you create a GTIN-12: It starts with your U.P.C. Company Prefix that was assigned to your company when it became a member of GS1 US. Read More →

ASN transaction

Cases when ASN transaction is not acknowledged There can be situations when an EDI 856 transaction is not acknowledged. First, you should contact the retailer or EDI service provider to determine the problem. Based on the process outlined by the retailer, fix and resend the ASN/s. Then determine cause of failure. ASN transactions are Rejected: Identify and Read More →

EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgement

EDI 997 FA: indicating receipt of transaction The EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgement (FA) is a transaction sent by the receiver of a transaction to the sender. It indicates receipt of the transaction and syntactical acceptance or rejection by indicating to the sender any technical problems encountered by the translator. It is not intended to serve as Read More →

EDI transaction

What does a Control Number in an EDI transaction mean? Control numbers are assigned by the outbound translator at the Interchange, Group and Document level. Each level has a “record” with indicates the start and stop for that level. The Interchange (the whole EDI envelope for that transmission) has an ISA / IEA (start and Read More →