EDI worldwide standards

EDI Worldwide Standards List And Description (Part 1) EDI worldwide standards appeared when EDI came onto the scene, and companies have attempted to standardize B2B relationships. As business requirements were quite different and diverse, organizations have optimized messaging formats that resulted in a dozen EDI standards in use. There are formats used across industries to facilitate business communication as well Read More →

Barcoding EDI

Barcoding and Global GS1 Standardization World business communications count a hundred thousand different companies and organizations. Doing common worldwide business demands general rules and directives that help many companies reduce inter-industry problems. Global standards provide common language of information exchange, identification and business rules. Due to this, companies can cooperate in some vital points that Read More →

HIPAA EDI Online

How EDI Works: Discovering The Advantages How EDI Works? This is a popular question usually asked by business owners, company managers, operational staff at EDI Academy trainings. Although EDI is quite widespread technology, there still remain some points to be discussed. Those who are not connected to electronic data interchange not always understand the difference Read More →

ANSI encoding

ANSI Format: a “doubled” modification of former ASCII ANSI Format was developed by The American National Standards Institute and presents itself as a Microsoft-related standard for character set encoding. Also ANSI Format serves as a modified ASCII (the American Standard Code for Information Interchange) character set. If we compare the ASCII code and the ANSI Read More →

GS1 Guidelines

GS1 Guidelines for the Transport Pick-up / Drop-off Request and Confirmation Transactions Transport Pick-up / Drop-off Request message enables the request for an appointment to collect goods at a pick-up location or to deliver goods at a drop-off location. Initial information about the collection and delivery of goods may already have been exchanged in the transport instruction. Read More →

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 →