Most common transaction codes:

810 Invoice

The transaction set can be used to provide for customary and established business and industry practice relative to the billing for goods and services provided.


  • Speeds up payment and eliminates steps.

850 Purchase Order

The transaction set can be used to provide for customary and established business and industry practice relative to the placement of purchase orders for goods and services. This transaction set should not be used to convey purchase order changes or purchase order acknowledgment information.


  • Faster fulfillment due to elimination of vendor data entry time.

855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment

The transaction set can be used to provide for customary and established business and industry practice relative to a seller’s acknowledgment of a buyer’s purchase order. This transaction set can also be used as notification of a vendor generated order. This usage advises a buyer that a vendor has or will ship merchandise as prearranged in their partnership.


  • Outbound: The customer is more likely to buy knowing they will receive the correct quantity on time.
  • Inbound: Knowing promptly about short/late shipments allows time to demand better performance or find another vendor.

856 Advance Shipment Notice (ASN)

The transaction set can be used to list the contents of a shipment of goods as well as additional information relating to the shipment, such as order information, product description, physical characteristics, type of packaging, marking, carrier information, and configuration of goods within the transportation equipment. The transaction set enables the sender to describe the contents and configuration of a shipment in various levels of detail and provides an ordered flexibility to convey information. The sender of this transaction is the organization responsible for detailing and communicating the contents of a shipment, or shipments, to one or more receivers of the transaction set. The receiver of this transaction set can be any organization having an interest in the contents of a shipment or information about the contents of a shipment.


  • Outbound: It confirms receipt of merchandise and authorizes payment, alerts the customer’s shipping dock of incoming shipment, and eliminates manual data entry.
  • Inbound: Alerts the receiving dock that goods are coming, confirms that the promise made in the PO acknowledgment (855) is kept.

894 Delivery/Return Base Record

The transaction set can be used to enable a Direct Store Delivery (DSD) vendor to communicate the details of a DSD delivery and is to be used during the check-in procedure.

Full List

Supply Chain

EDI 816 – Organizational Relationships

EDI 818 – Commission Sales Report

EDI 830 – Planning Schedule w/ Release Capability

EDI 832 – Price/Sales Catalog

EDI 840 – Request for Quotation

EDI 841 – Specifications/Technical Information

EDI 842 – Non-Conformance Report

EDI 843 – Response to Request for Quotation

EDI 845 – Price Authorization Acknowledgment/Status

EDI 846 – Inventory Inquiry/Advice

EDI 847 – Material Claim

EDI 848 – Material Safety Data Sheet

EDI 850 – Purchase Order

EDI 851 – Asset Schedule

EDI 852 – Product Activity Data

EDI 853 – Routing and Carrier Instruction

EDI 855 – Purchase Order Acknowledgment

EDI 856 – Ship Notice/Manifest

EDI 857 – Shipment and Billing Notice

EDI 860 – Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated

EDI 861 – Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate

EDI 862 – Shipping Schedule

EDI 863 – Report of Test Results

EDI 865 – Purchase Order Change Acknowledgment/Request – Seller Initiated

EDI 866 – Production Sequence

EDI 867 – Product Transfer and Resale Report

EDI 869 – Order Status Inquiry

EDI 870 – Order Status Report

EDI 873 – Commodity Movement Services

EDI 874 – Commodity Movement Services Response

EDI 875 – Grocery Products Purchase Order

EDI 876 – Grocery Products Purchase Order Change

EDI 877 – Manufacturer Coupon Family Code Structure

EDI 878 – Product Authorization/De-authorization

EDI 879 – Price Information

EDI 881 – Manufacturer Coupon Redemption Detail

EDI 882 – Direct Store Delivery Summary Information

EDI 883 – Market Development Fund Allocation

EDI 884 – Market Development Fund Settlement

EDI 885 – Retail Account Characteristics

EDI 886 – Customer Call Reporting

EDI 887 – Coupon Notification

EDI 888 – Item Maintenance

EDI 889 – Promotion Announcement

EDI 890 – Contract & Rebate Management

EDI 891 – Deduction Research Report

EDI 893 – Item Information Request

EDI 894 – Delivery/Return Base Record

EDI 895 – Delivery/Return Acknowledgment or Adjustment

EDI 896 – Product Dimension Maintenance


EDI 854 – Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Info.

EDI 858 – Shipment Information

EDI 859 – Freight Invoice

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