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 resulting report delivers critical information and updates regarding a Purchase Order.
EDI 870 Order Status Report Format
EDI 870 Order Status 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 on an EDI 870 Order Status Report. This data is subject to what the supplier finds relevant and what trading partners want to be detailed specifically on the report. This can include:
- Item SKU
- Item Quantity
- Item Price
- Shipping details
- Freight carrier
- Additional details relative to the status of an order
EDI 870 Order Status Report Benefits
An EDI 870 Order Status Report offers many benefits to both the supplier and trading partner. The most obvious of which includes delivering pertinent details about pending orders. The EDI 870 Order Status Report can be sent at-will or be delivered according to a set schedule between supplier and trading partner if such arrangements have been made according to contract.
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