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What is a 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Information document?

The 854 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Shipping Delivery Discrepancy Information. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 854 EDI document type is used to report the discrepancies between the tendered freight and the actual delivered freight to a shipper.

What makes up the 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Information document?

An EDI 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy 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. Data elements can include item number, item name, number tendered, number delivered, identical to a paper delivery discrepancy report. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 854 Shipping Delivery Discrepancy Information. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Information.

How is a 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Information used?

The 854 EDI document is sent by a carrier to the shipper when differences in actual freight and tendered freight are detected. After the 854 Shipping Delivery Discrepancy Information is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the shipper indicating that the 854 Shipping Delivery Discrepancy Information was successfully received.

How is a 854 - Shipment Delivery Discrepancy 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.