Sporting Life EDI

Sporting Life EDI Basic Guides

Sporting Life EDI suppliers will benefit from having a fully integrated EDI solution. EDI is an important aspect within Sporting Life Supply Chain process. All suppliers must be EDI capable in order to transact electronically. EDI helps to ensure communication can be managed in an automated, more efficient manner. For companies that do not have EDI capabilities within their current process, Sporting Life has implemented a solution – a web portal which is both economical, as well easy for suppliers to use.

Sporting Life EDI Implementation Benefits

  • more efficient processing of PO’s at DC
  • accuracy of data increases
  • more timely payment for vendors
  • lower costs

Sporting Life EDI EDI Information

ISA Qualifier: ZZ

Mandatory EDI Transactions

850 Purchase Order: An 850 is used to communicate PO details. UPC, quantity, cost, are key segments within.

855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement: An 855 is expected for all PO’s within 24 hours of receiving the 850 (PO). This transaction confirms the dates, items, discounts, and quantities from the PO. An additional 855 is required 7 days prior to shipping the PO.

860 Purchase Order Change: The 860 is used to communicate any change to the original PO. Quantity changes, date changes, price, item changes are transmitted in this transaction.

856 Advance Ship Notice: An ASN is required for all shipments into the DC. The ASN will detail the contents within a shipment. A shipping label (MH10) is also required on each case. The ASN cannot arrive earlier than 2 weeks before the start ship date.

832 Price/Sales Catalogue: This transaction is used to exchange critical item details. An 832 is required in order to obtain your UPC, styles and other pertinent item details.

997 Functional Acknowledgment: An FA is required for all transactions exchanged.

To learn more about EDI and become a certified  EDI Professional please visit our course schedule page.

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