|Most common EDI Transactions within the retail industry
||Motor Carrier Delivery Trailer Manifest
||This transaction set can be used to allow motor carriers to provide consignees or other interested parties with the contents of a trailer, containing multiple shipments, that has been tendered for delivery. It is not to be used to provide the recipient with data relative to a full truckload shipment.
||Transportation Carrier Shipment Status Message
||This transaction set can be used by a transportation carrier to provide shippers, consignees, and their agents with the status of shipments in terms of dates, times, locations, route, identifying numbers, and conveyance.
||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.
||The transaction set can be used to notify a trading partner of an adjustment or billback and may be used to request an adjustment or billback. It identifies and contains the details and amounts covering exceptions, adjustments, credits, or debits for goods or services.Often has variations for LTL (less than truck load, FTL (full truck load) and SP (small package).
||Payment Order/Remittance Advice
||The transaction set can be used to make a payment, send a remittance advice, or make a payment and send a remittance advice. This transaction set can be an order to a financial institution to make a payment to a payee. It can also be a remittance advice identifying the detail needed to perform cash application to the payee’s accounts receivable system. The remittance advice can go directly from payer to payee, through a financial institution, or through a third party agent.
||Used to notify trading partner of transaction errors.
||Used to notify a trading partner of on hand inventory.
||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.
||Product Activity Data
||The transaction set can be used to advise a trading partner of inventory, sales, and other product activity information.
||Purchase Order Acknowledgement
||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.
||Advanced Ship Notice
||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.
||Purchase Order Change Request
||This transaction can be used: (1) by a buyer to request a change to a previously submitted purchase order or (2) by a buyer to confirm acceptance of a purchase order change initiated by the seller or by mutual agreement of the two parties.
||The transaction set’s purpose is to provide communication to the recipient in some human-readable form. The recipient’s network will dictate what capabilities are available for delivery of the information.