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EDI For Logistics: Technology Story EDI in transportation today offers progressive and effective technology solutions for shippers including third-party logistics. The goal of this post is to give a piece of enormous EDI knowledge to all parties somehow involved in modern business. Today some of you may find useful information about EDI in transportation that will Read More →

GTIN Benefits

GTIN Adoption and Benefits: Apparel and General Merchandise GTIN is the globally unique GS1 Identification Number used to identify “trade items” (i.e., products and services that may be sold, delivered or invoiced at any point in the supply chain). GTINs are used to identify individual trade item units (like a 60-watt lightbulb), as well as all Read More →

GTIN Adoption

GTIN Adoption and Usage Model In General Merchandise The GS1 System is an integrated suite of global standards that provides for accurate identification and communication of information regarding products, assets, services and locations. The GS1 US Apparel and General Merchandise Initiative serves as a strategic effort in which retailers, marketplaces, brand owners, suppliers, manufacturers, industry trade associations, Read More →

Global Location Number

Identifying Locations Using a Global Location Number (GLN) The Global Location Number (GLN) is used to identify the locations of parties involved in business transactions. These can be functional groups within a company or real, physical “places” that might ship, receive, process, or hold inventories, like: Legal Entities: Whole companies, subsidiaries or divisions within a company, Read More →

GTIN

What Is a Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN)? A Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN) is the number you see underneath the U.P.C. barcode symbol—and it’s the same number that’s encoded in the lines and spaces that the scanner reads. GTINs uniquely identify products at all item and package levels. Where are GTINs used? GTINs are Read More →

Custom Training

Onsite Custom Training Classes 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 on issues that are pertinent to your organization. The benefits of utilizing EDI Academy onsite classes include: Save Read More →

EDI Invoice Accuracy

EDI Invoice Accuracy Guidelines (Indigo) Indigo expects EDI vendors to send a valid and accurate Invoice (EDI 810 for EDI vendors) whose details match the respective Purchase Order details for the exact item(s) and quantity(s) that have been shipped. Non-EDI vendors are expected to include the following Purchase Order details on their paper invoices. The Read More →

Packing Slip

Packing Slip Accuracy (Indigo Books and Music Vendor Program) Indigo expects all vendor shipments to be accompanied by an accurate Packing Slip whose details exactly match what has been routed for shipment. The Packing Slip must contain, at a minimum: Purchase Order No.(s) Date of Shipment Ship-to Location/Address (Destination) List of UPCs List of Product Read More →

EDI Bill Of Landing

Indigo Books and Music EDI Bill Of Landing Indigo expects all vendor shipments to be accompanied by an accurate Bill of Lading whose details exactly match what has been routed for shipment. The Bill of Lading must include at a minimum: The full name and address of Shipper o Name of Carrier Consignee: Indigo Books & Read More →

Indigo EDI Invoice

Indigo EDI Invoices Requirements All invoices are received via the 810 EDI document. Indigo will not process any invoices sent via mail by EDI vendors. All paper (inclusive fax) invoices will be discarded; therefore no payment will be issued. Non-EDI vendors are the only exception; these vendors may send paper invoices, or preferably, a PDF Read More →