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What is a 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate document?

The 861 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 861 EDI document type is used to report receipt of shipments by the retailer to the supplier and to report receipt of shipments by the sender to the receiver of the transaction in third party scenarios.

What makes up the 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate document?

An EDI 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate 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 name, item quantity, and order number, identical to a paper receiving advice document. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 861 Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate.

How is a 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate used?

The 861 EDI document is used by a business receiving a shipment, and is sent upon receipt of the shipment. After the 861 Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the shipper indicating that the 861 Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate was successfully received.

How is a 861 - Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate 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.