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What is a 862 - Shipping Schedule document?

The 862 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Shipping Schedule. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 862 EDI document type is used to transmit a detailed shipping schedule requirements to a supplier, and is meant to supplement the 830 Planning Schedule document. It does not authorize labour, materials or other resources, and supersedes certain information in an 830 document, but does not replace the 830.

What makes up the 862 - Shipping Schedule document?

An EDI 862 - Shipping Schedule 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 schedule, times, and order number, identical to a paper shipping schedule. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 862 Shipping Schedule. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 862 - Shipping Schedule.

How is a 862 - Shipping Schedule used?

The 862 EDI document is sent by a customer to a supplier to issue precise shipping schedule requirements. After the 862 Shipping Schedule is received by the shipper, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the shipper indicating that the 862 Shipping Schedule was successfully received.

How is a 862 - Shipping Schedule 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.