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What is a 859 - Freight Invoice document?
The 859 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Freight Invoice. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets.
The 859 EDI document type is used by the supplier to indicate to the buyer the details of the freight costs involved in the shipping that the buyer will be responsible for. The 859 EDI document can also be used to exchange transportation service invoice information based on the services provided.
What makes up the 859 - Freight Invoice document?
An EDI 859 - Freight Invoice 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 could include vendor number, address information (street, city, state etc), and shipping price, identical to a paper freight invoice. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 859 Freight Invoice. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 859 - Freight Invoice.
How is a 859 - Freight Invoice used?
After the 859 Freight Invoice is received by the buyer, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the buyer indicating that the Freight Invoice was successfully received.
How is a 859 - Freight Invoice 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.