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EDI 870 Order Status Report

EDI 870 Order Status Report In Electronic Document Interchange (EDI), the EDI 870 Order Status Report is an

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 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 resulting report delivers critical information and updates regarding a Purchase Order.

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Status Report Format


Report Key Data

In a real-time manufacturing environment, the status of a purchase order can change frequently depending on an array of factors. The 870 includes information deemed relevant to both supplier and trading partner, the most basic of which includes:

  • Vendor number
  • Purchase order number
  • Purchase order status

There can be many more details included in a Report. This data is subject to what the supplier finds relevant and what trading partners want to be detailed specifically in the report. This can include:

  • Item SKU
  • Item Quantity
  • Item Price
  • Shipping details
  • Freight carrier
  • Additional details relative to the status of an order

Status Report Benefits

A Report offers many benefits to both the supplier and trading partner. The most obvious of which include delivering pertinent details about pending orders. The EDI 870 Order Status Report can be sent at will or delivered according to a set schedule between the supplier and trading partner if such arrangements have been made according to the contract.

About Encompass Solutions

Encompass Solutions is a business and software consulting firm that specializes in ERP systems, EDI, and Managed Services support for Manufacturers and Distributors. Serving small and medium-sized businesses since 2001, Encompass modernizes operations and automates processes for hundreds of customers across the globe. Whether undertaking full-scale implementation, integration, and renovation of existing systems, Encompass provides a specialized approach to every client’s needs. By identifying customer requirements and addressing them with the right solutions, we ensure our clients are equipped to match the pace of Industry.

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