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180 Return Auth Request

Purpose

 

The EASI 180 is an electronic Return Authorization Request that is exchanged between trading partners.  The EASI 180 Return Authorization Request is sent by the purchaser to the seller as a request to return goods that have been provided.  It is a similar business process as faxing or emailing, just a different and more efficient communication method.  Some of the benefits associated with the use of the EASI 180 Return Authorization Request are:

 

 

  1. Make it easier to process return authorization requests by creating a standardized electronic form.

  2. Contains information regarding disposition of goods (1st quality vs damages) by GTIN – quantity, price (optional).

  3. Maintain simplicity but increase automation.

  4. Makes it much easier to review, compare, and authorize returns.

  5. Eliminates re-keying of returns/claims.

  6. Eliminates data entry errors.

  7. Improve return authorization turnaround time.

 
Exported by the Purchaser


Imported by the Seller

 
Key Elements

 

  • Vendor details (Company Name, ID Number, etc.)

  • Purchaser details (Company Name, Contact Name, etc.)

  • Purchase Order # (Optional - to accept accumulated product from multiple purchase orders)

  • Disposition Code - Damaged or Return of Inventory Stock (1st Quality).  One disposition type per return request file.

  • Return From Location Information - Distribution Center known by the Vendor - use existing Store ID's.

 

Specific Benefits for Sellers

 

  • Opportunity to reduce administrative expenses by eliminating data entry requirements

  • Opportunity to shorten authorization turnaround time

  • Opportunity for improved data accuracy by reducing data entry errors

 

Specific Benefits for Purchasers

 

  • Opportunity to shorten authorization turnaround time

  • Opportunity for improved data accuracy by reducing data entry errors

 

EASI Mapping Documents

 

Download the standard: EASI 180 v1.1 Return Authorization Request
Adopted 4/20/17

Download the Sample: EASI 180 v1.1 Sample File (no routing envelope)

Download a previous version:  EASI 180 v1.0 Return Authorization Request

Download the sample: EASI 180 v1.0 Sample File (no routing envelope)

 

Related Files

 

This file is acknowledged by the 181 Return Authorization Response Standard.