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What is a 841 - Specifications/Technical Information document?

The 841 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Specifications/Technical Information. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 841 EDI document type is used to transmit or request specifications and technical information between trading partners, as well as exchanging complete or partial technical descriptions of products, processes, services, or transmitting engineering changes and change requests.

What makes up the 841 - Specifications/Technical Information document?

An EDI 841 - Specifications/Technical Information document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 841 Specifications/Technical Information. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 841 - Specifications/Technical Information.

How is a 841 - Specifications/Technical Information used?

The 841 EDI document is sent by one trading partner to another to either request or fulfill a request for technical information. After the 841 Specifications/Technical Information is received by the seller, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 841 Specifications/Technical Information was successfully received.

How is a 841 - Specifications/Technical Information processed?

An EDI solution is required to process the EDI documents received into an ERP or accounting system or into a readable format for manual entry. Each trading partner will have an EDI Implementation guide outlining the specific segments, data elements, values accepted, and the applicable business rules to be followed.

eBridge Connections has pre-built maps for all EDI transaction documents including 850 purchase orders, 810 invoices, and 856 advance shipping notices.