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Labeling Documents Available FREE for Members!


Are you being asked by your customer to use certain labeling practices but you don’t know where to find them?  AIAG has the labeling guides and standards you are looking for. Want to hear something else great? If your company is an AIAG member, all three of these documents are available to you for FREE in eDocument version. Take advantage of your member benefits and order your free electronic versions of these three indispensable guides to proper labeling today. 

B-8 Quality Assurance Guide for Shipping Labels and Other Bar Code Applications (Linear and 2D)

This document provides a practical guide to trading partners for label quality assurance by providing guidelines for the creation and evaluation of printed labels to satisfy customer requirements. Answers to your issues with overall label format, human-readable text and graphics, and 2D and linear symbol print quality will be found in its pages. You will also find guidance for the selection of hardware, software, and labeling supplies.

B-10 Trading Partner Labels Implementation Guidelines Using Linear and 2D Symbologies

The trading partner label is used to facilitate the movement of goods and the exchange of data among all members within a channel of distribution (suppliers, carriers, customers, and others). The amount of data needed on a label is a function of the needs of the trading partners involved. This guide helps the user understand when to use a 2D symbology, which symbology to use, how to format messages and gives 2D symbology specifications. Examples help the reader understand the text and tables make for quick reference and ease of use. Every aspect of the label is covered in this comprehensive document.

B-16 Joint Automotive Industry Form (JAIF) Global Transport Label Standard for the Automotive Industry

This is a must have guide for any supplier shipping around the world. Previously, suppliers had to follow widely differing container labeling requirements depending on the location of their customer’s operations. This guide presents the agreed upon standardized transport label. 

Label, card, and tag marking methods are covered in this standard that outlines the requirements for printing labels for unit loads and transport packages. Following this guide will ensure scan ability of bar code symbols and provide consistency in label formats. The guide presents the reader with two common Global Transport Label templates for use on unit loads and transport packages – one for normal height and the other of reduced height – to convey data between trading partners. The physical parameters, orientation and placement of labels are provided and a symbol quality level is specified. 

eLearning is also available for B-10 and  B-16, and if you’re a member, the eLearning is free!



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