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What is a 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance document?

The 896 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Product Dimension Maintenance. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 896 EDI document type is used to provide information about the physical characteristics of items for use in computer shelf space management systems.

What makes up the 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance document?

An EDI 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance 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 product number and product dimensions, just like a paper product dimension document. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 896 Product Dimension Maintenance. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance.

How is a 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance used?

After the 896 Product Dimension Maintenance is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the transportation provider indicating that the Product Dimension Maintenance was successfully received.

How is a 896 - Production Dimension Maintenance 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.