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EDI Transaction Codes

Find out about some of the most commonly used EDI transaction codes, and how they help businesses standardize communications

Guide to ANSI ASC X12 EDI Transaction Sets

There are many electronic data interchange (EDI) transaction codes that correspond to business documents, such as purchase orders and invoices. These can be exchanged with your trading partners and other third parties using EDI. TrueCommerce supports whatever transaction codes you need, including all the codes defined by the ANSI ASC X12 standard for EDI.

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This guide provides information on the ANSI ASC X12 EDI standard and the various documents that can be exchanged using EDI, including transaction sets in the following categories:

  • Order and Financial Series
  • Transportation Air and Motor Series (TAM)
  • Transportation Ocean Series (TOS)
  • Transportation Rail Series (TRS)
  • Warehousing Series (WAR)

Common EDI Codes - EDI 810, 850, 856 & 894

The most common EDI codes that TrueCommerce implements are listed below. All transaction codes used are a part of the ANSI ASC X12 EDI standard. However, we support the UN/EDIFACT standard as well as the XML syntax. Specific EDI documents mapped for compliance with specific trading partners – your customers – are listed in EDI Mapping Software for EDI Compliance.

  • 810 Invoice
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment
  • 856 Shipment Notice/Manifest
  • 894 Delivery/Return Base Record
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgment

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