EDI Transactions For Retail Industry
EDI Transactions for Retail branch described today continue the sequence of EDI Academy blog posts devoted to typical electronic data interchange transactions for different industries. This time we continue to talk about the most used EDI Transactions for Retail.
841 Specifications/Technical Infromation. Trading partners use this transaction set for transmitting or requesting some technical information (e.g. engineering change or engineering change requests). Also it is used for exchange of technical description of any product or service by the means of electronic data interchange transmission. What is interesting about 841 Specifications/Technical Infromation electronic data interchange transaction, it can contain text, graphic, spectral, audio data or images. This electronic data interchange document includes some auxiliary information as for the identification of the main information volume. Exchanging of 841 Specifications/Technical Infromation electronic data interchange transaction may require trading partner agreement regarding confidential information.
844 Product Transfer Account Adjustment. This electronic data interchange document provides specific debit, credit or request for credit data. It refers to pre-authorized product transfer actions.
845 Price Authorization Acknowledgement / Status. This electronic data interchange transaction set is used by manufacturers and vendors to send specific data concerning the status of changes to outstanding price authorizations.
846 Inventory Inquiry / Advice. There are several ways of using this electronic data interchange transaction set:
- Providing information about goods and services to a potential customer from the seller (with no obligation to order such goods or services)
- Providing inventory information by the seller representative to the seller
- Prividing inventory information from one location to another
- Inventory inquiry (with no obligation to reserve goods or services).
849 Response to Product Transfer Account Adjustment. This electronic data interchange transaction set is used to transmit response (detailed or summary) to a party that is requesting an accounting adjustment relating to a pre-authorized product transfer.