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What is a 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order document?
The 940 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Warehouse Shipping Order. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 940 EDI document type is used to advise the warehouse that a shipment is to be made to the designated 'ship to' on behalf of the depositor, and provides detailed information concerning a warehouse shipment.
What makes up the 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order document?
An EDI 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order 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 vendor number, items, and ship to location, identical to a paper motor carrier details and invoice document. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on a 940 Warehouse Shipping Order. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order.
How is a 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order used?
The 940 Warehouse Shipping Order is transmitted to the supplier's warehouse. After the 940 Warehouse Shipping Order is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back indicating that the Warehouse Shipping Order was successfully received.
How is a 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order 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.