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What is a 858 - Shipment Information document?

The 858 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Shipment Information. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 858 EDI document type is used by the supplier to indicate to the buyer bill-of-lading, rating and scheduling information for a given shipment. The 858 EDI document can also be used for Government or Commercial bills-of-lading or transportation control movement documents.

What makes up the 858 - Shipment Information document?

An EDI 858 - Shipment 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 destination and scheduling information. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 858 Shipment Information document. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 858 - Shipment Information.

How is a 858 - Shipment Information used?

After the 858 Shipment Information is received by the buyer, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the buyer indicating that the Shipment Information was successfully received.

How is a 858 - Shipment 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.