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What is a 869 - Order Status Inquiry document?

The 869 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Order Status Inquiry. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 869 EDI document type is used by a trading partner to request relevant information with respect to an entire purchase order or selected items of a purchase order.

What makes up the 869 - Order Status Inquiry document?

An EDI 869 - Order Status Inquiry 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 vendor number, purchase order number, and contents of the order, identical to a paper order inquiry. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 869 Order Status Inquiry. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 869 - Order Status Inquiry.

How is a 869 - Order Status Inquiry used?

The 869 Order Status Inquiry is transmitted to the supplier by the trading partner. After the 869 Order Status Inquiry is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the transportation provider indicating that the Order Status Inquiry was successfully received. The supplier will respond afterwards with an 870 Order Status Report.

How is a 869 - Order Status Inquiry 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.