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What is a 864 - Text Message document?

The 864 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Text Message. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 864 EDI document type is used to electronically move messages, contracts, explanations, or other one-time communications. The intent is to provide electronic communications for people, rather than computer processing.

What makes up the 864 - Text Message document?

An EDI 864 - Text Message 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 sender, receiver, and text field, identical to a paper message or letter. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 864 Text Message. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 864 - Text Message.

How is a 864 - Text Message used?

The 864 EDI document is sent by any business needing to transmit a text message. After the 864 Text Message is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 864 Text Message was successfully received.

How is a 864 - Text Message 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.