The POS file communicates daily sales activity and inventory quantities at the SKU level from the buyer (wholesaler) to the vendor (manufacturer). POS sales and inventory sharing enables a more efficient supply chain relationship between the manufacturer and the wholesaler.
Exported by the Wholesaler (Buyer)
Imported by the Manufacturer (Vendor)
Seller’s Account and Store Number assigned by the Vendor.
Beginning and Ending Sales dates. These dates should be the same.
GTIN Global Trade Identification Number assigned by the Vendor.
- Number of pieces sold from inventory
- Number of pieces in inventory at close of business
- Number of pieces of inventory committed to orders
- Number of pieces on order with vendor
- Number of pieces sold and shipped from vendor’s inventory (Drop Shipped)
- Number of pieces returned from customers
Specific Benefits for Sellers
POS data enables analysis of sales trends within the wholesale channel.
Analysis of sales and inventory levels enables more efficient production planning.
Provides data for sales based promotional payments.
Specific Benefits for Purchasers
Boosts Wholesalers’ sales. Wholesaler inventory is used on Manufacturer’s product locator websites and telemarketer referral systems to assist customers in locating products.
Efficient production planning ensures inventory availability to the wholesaler.
POS data drives automated wholesaler replenishment orders for those wholesalers using the Manufacturer’s replenishment system.
EASI Mapping Documents
Download the standard: EASI 852 Point of Sale Standard
852 v4.0 Adopted 4/14/2014
Download the sample: EASI 852 v4.0 Sample File (no routing envelope)
Transaction Set Purpose Field: Code "CO" (Corrected)
When submitting Corrected POS data files all previous data is included in the corrected file - inlcuding data lines which are unchanged by the correction/s.