To help reduce receiving errors and improve timely payments, Carestream requires all suppliers, who ship material into our receiving locations, to provide bar-coded shipping labels for each shipment that reflect the shipping content and Purchase Order detail. For those suppliers utilizing our eCommerce portal, EC Outlook, you already have the capability to create bar coded shipping labels on any printer with functionality provided by EC Outlook. If you have questions, please contact EC Outlook Customer Support directly at US (888) 557-8662, X-3, Outside US: (214)717-5900, X-3 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. To those suppliers not using EC Outlook, please review the specifications attached below. These will provide a complete overview of the necessary fields we will require in order to properly scan packages at any of our worldwide facilities. If you do not have the capability to create barcode labels currently:
Carestream Standard Barcode Format Provided by EC OutlookEC Outlook Customer Support:Phone: (888)557-8662, X-3Outside US: (214)717-5900, X-3Email: email@example.com
Label Specification and Layout
Field Title: Carestream Point of UseCharacteristic: REQUIRED (Enter “Not Applicable” if none is provided by Carestream)Data Content: Carestream internal point of use (NOTE: 46 pt. font size (use maximum available) required for visibility on 8.5 x 11 size label) other size acceptable..
Field Title: Carestream PO NumberCharacteristic: REQUIRED (max characters = 11) – (NOTE: any dashes, slashes or spaces in any Carestream PO number must be STRIPPED OUT. This is for the Purchase Order, Field 3, only) Always print the SAME # of characters transmitted by Carestream.Data Content: Purchase Order number
Field Title: Carestream PO/Reference Line Number Characteristic: REQUIRED (max characters = 5) MUST always “zero fill” to 5 places.Data Content: applicable PO line item number
Field Title: Quantity Total ShipmentCharacteristic: REQUIRED (max characters = 13) Data Content: TOTAL numeric quantity sent in this shipment per the PO unit of measure. Receiving uses this amount to record the TOTAL quantity of the current shipment against the appropriate PO line item.
Field Title: Carestream material numberCharacteristic: REQUIRED (max characters = 18) Always print the SAME # of characters transmitted by Carestream. (if provided by Carestream)Data Content: Carestream material number
Field Title: Advance Ship Notice Characteristic: OPTIONALData Content: Advanced Shipment Notification Number.
Advance Ship Notice (ASN) depicted in Field 7 is NOT in general use at this time. Unless ASN is fully implemented between your company and Carestream ASN format = Carestream Vendor Number + 8 digit Sequential Number (defined as Last Shipment sequential # + 1) concatenated) (eg. 105491200000001) (NOTE: if Carestream provides a Supply Hub Reference Number (Field 8) then DO NOT transmit an ASN number to Carestream)
Field Title: Carestream Supply Hub Reference NumberCharacteristic: REQUIRED (max characters = 10)
Field Title: Ship FromCharacteristic: REQUIREDData Content: Shipped FROM Name & Address, plus contact phone number
Field Title: Number of container(s) represented in this shipmentCharacteristic: REQUIRED Data Content: number of total containers referenced in this shipment NOTE: The Container field denoted as Field 10 on the label is for entry of the total number of CONTAINERS shipped. If 10 pallets are shipped together then each pallet label will be marked 1 of 10, 2 of 10 etc. OR just marked 10 pallets A container is defined as an individual shipping container. This means that if 4 items are over packed into a single case then the total number of containers will be 1. Thus only each CONTAINER has to have a separate Carestream inbound shipping label.
Field Title: Carestream Material DescriptionCharacteristic: REQUIRED (if provided on PO) Data Content: description of material ordered by Carestream
Field Title: Carestream PO Unit of MeasureCharacteristic: REQUIRED Data Content: show the unit of measure as defined by the purchase order
Field Title: Carestream SLOCCharacteristic: REQUIRED (Enter “NO DATA” if none is provided by Carestream) Data Content: alpha / numeric location reference for internal Carestream use
Field Title: Shipment Lot NumberCharacteristic: OPTIONAL Data Content: Leave blank, or enter any Supplier data
Example 1Example format is 8½" x 11" (printed from EC Outlook); other sizes are acceptable.
Example 2Example of actual printed label:
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