Over the last 40 years, electronic data interchange (EDI) has become known as a business standard format for relaying documents electronically between trading partners in a network. While EDI comes with great benefits, it is not without its challenges. Fortunately, for the vast majority of businesses, the benefits of EDI far outweigh the drawbacks. Modern […]


When it comes to EDI, small businesses are often compelled to implement by their larger trading partners and suppliers. While a business may think it’s too small to warrant such a change, it’s easier to get started with EDI for small businesses than one might think. EDI For Small Businesses: Burdens And Benefits There are, […]


When it comes to EDI, just like any other transformative technologies, there are factors that may present barriers before implementation can begin. There are many barriers that can present themselves when it comes to working with EDI for the first time and each may be unique a business or industry. In this case, the most […]


While supply chains differ from one manufacturing company to the next, data still needs to be exchanged between suppliers, manufacturers, and customers. This is why Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is such a critical component of modern manufacturing. EDI is a document exchange protocol. It involves a company’s entire digital infrastructure and is by and large considered […]


EDI 944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice is a supply chain EDI transaction most often utilized by third-party logistics providers to inform manufacturers that a shipment transfer has taken place successfully. It follows an EDI 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice. This indicates that an […]


EDI 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice is used by the supplier to alert the recipient that a transfer shipment has been made. The EDI 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice send details to a receiving location, which can include all manner […]


EDI 870 Order Status Report In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), the EDI 870 Order Status Report is an electronic version of a paper-based Order Status Report. The EDI 870 Order Status Report is utilized by a supplier in response to an EDI 869 Order Status Inquiry that has been provided by a trading partner. The […]


EDI 862 Shipping Schedule In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), the EDI 862 Shipping Schedule transaction set details the defined shipping requirements and serves to replace any shipping details projected in a previous EDI 830 Planning Schedule With Release Capability. However, it does not replace the 830 transactions as part of the order and documentation process. The two […]


In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice serves as a shipment confirmation. It is sent from the warehouse to a shipping partner that a shipment has taken place. An EDI 945 Shipment Advice is deployed from the warehouse following a successfully completed EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order. An 856 Advance Ship Notice and an 810 […]


In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), an EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order communicates to the warehouse, relaying information and instructions on what product(s) to ship, the quantity, and when the shipment will be executed. Once the EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order has been sent, an EDI 945 Shipment Advice is deployed from the warehouse. It includes all […]