Barcode Supported Symbologies

Do it Best Corp. Supported Symbologies Success in barcoding depends on cooperation between vendors, Do it Best Corp., and members. Some Do it Best Corp. members have been scanning for a number of years, even though up to this point no mandate has been made requiring vendors to comply with GS1 (Uniform Code Council or UCC) Read More →

Barcoding Guidelines

Barcoding Guidelines and Recommendations Do it Best Corp. will provide cross-reference reports to vendors to be used for verifying the accuracy of GTIN codes. In addition, the company requires that all vendors perform quality checks on existing and proposed GTIN codes. These quality checks should be performed for each variation of GTIN codes used by the vendor. 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 →

EDIFACT Training

EDIFACT And TRADACOMS Training (EDI Fundamentals and Best Practices) Session One: Introduction to EDI defines EDI-its origin, history, and common terminology. It also describes how EDI has evolved over the years to become a globally recognized standard for doing business electronically. You learn the roles of different organizations that define and govern the EDI industry, including Read More →

GS1 Standards

GS1 Standards for UDI Rule UDI Rule establishes a unique device identification system for medical devices (“the UDI Rule”). Under the rule, the healthcare community and the public will be able to identify a device through a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) that will appear on the label and package of a device in both plain-text format Read More →

Online Courses

EDI Academy Online Courses Schedule Autumn-Winter 2020 Become a certified EDI professional by completing EDI Academy webinars. Live webinars – opportunity to consult with an expert that has implemented EDI for dozens of companies and trading partners. Get a 100+ page course manual. Choose between All-Industries or Health Care EDI. Some courses have pre-requisites. Choose Read More →

EDI Global Data

Global Data Synchronization Network The Global Data Synchronization NetworkTM (GDSN®) is the electronic transfer of standardized product information between trading partners and the continuous synchronization of that information over time. The GDSN helps to support all partners in having access to the same, accurate information. It’s all about product master data, which includes product attributes Read More →