EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice
What is the EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice transaction set?
The EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice transaction set communicates inventory information between manufacturers, their suppliers, and resellers. It is used to communicate availability, quantities, location, inventory descriptions, overstocks and discounts, backorder information, etc. EDI 846 is most commonly used by suppliers to provide available and future inventory quantities.
The item quantity information may trigger shipment of materials per an automatic replenishment agreement between trading partners.
Example of EDI 846 Transaction in PilotFish Data Mapper
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X12, chartered by the American National Standards Institute for more than 35 years, develops and maintains EDI standards and XML schemas.