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What is a 879 - Price Information document?

The 879 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Price Information. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 879 EDI document type is used by manufacturers, brokers, suppliers, and agents to provide trading partners with pricing information.

What makes up the 879 - Price Information document?

An EDI 879 - Price Information 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 product or service and cost of product/service, identical to a paper price information document. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 879 Price Information. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 879 - Price Information.

How is a 879 - Price Information used?

The 879 EDI document is sent by a trading partner to another when pricing information is required or requested. After the 879 Price Information is received by the seller, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 879 Price Information was successfully received.

How is a 879 - Price Information 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.