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Is your Trading Partner constantly referring to a transaction by a number, and you have no idea what they’re talking about? Are you setting up with a new Trading Partner, and you’re not sure what transactions they are asking for? No problem! Here are some of the most commonly used transactions, including their X12 code and description!

While these are commonly used transactions, other transactions may be required for your business relationship. Contact TrueCommerce Support or your assigned Implementation Specialist if you have any questions!

810 Invoice

816 Organizational Relationships

824 Application Advice

832 Price Sales Catalog

846 Inventory Advice

850 Purchase Order

852 Product Activity Data

855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement

856 Advance Shipment Notice

860 Purchase Order Change Request

864 Text Message

865 Purchase Order Change Request/Acknowledgement

875 Grocery Product Purchase Order

880 Grocery Product Invoice

940 Warehouse Shipping Order

943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipping Advice

944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice

945 Warehouse Shipping Advice

997 Functional Acknowledgement


The Purchase Order, or EDI 850, is sent from a buyer to a vendor to place an order.

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The Purchase Order Change Request, or EDI 860, is sent from a buyer to a vendor to make corrections to a previously submitted order. This transaction is not designed to be exported. It is meant to be viewed and then changes would be made manually to the Outgoing transactions based on the update.

For more information, check out the PO Change Request tutorial in TrueCommerce University in the X12 EDI course.


The Functional Acknowledgement, or EDI 997, is an electronic receipt, and is generated automatically when a transaction is received.

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The Purchase Order Acknowledgement, or EDI 855, is exactly what it sounds like: it is used to acknowledge that a Purchase Order was received. Unlike the 997, the 855 is usually created by Turnaround.

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The Purchase Order Change Request/Acknowledgement, or EDI 865, can be sent in response to a Purchase Order Change Request (860) to either accept or reject the requested changes.


An 856, or Advance Shipment Notice, is also referred to as an ASN or Ship Notice/Manifest. The purpose of an ASN is to alert a trading partner or buyer that a shipment is on its way.

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For more information, check out the ASN Training Series in TrueCommerce University.


The EDI 810 is an electronic version of the paper-based invoice document, typically sent in response to an EDI 850 Purchase Order as a request for payment. The Invoice can be created by Turnaround. If you're an integrated customer and utilize an ERP system, you may be able to import the Invoice.

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The Grocery Product Purchase Order, or EDI 875, is the electronic form of a paper PO, used specifically by grocery wholesalers and retailers for the placement of orders for finished goods from their suppliers.


The Grocery Product Invoice, or EDI 880, is sent to a grocery supplier to a buyer, typically in response to an EDI 875 document. The invoice may include details like total amount due, an itemized list of goods and/services and their agreed upon pricing, and payment terms. This transaction can be created by Turnaround.

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The EDI 846, or Inventory Advice, is used to communicate product availability and status.

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The EDI 832, or Price Sales Catalog, is used to request or provide the prices of items, replacing the paper catalog. It's used to provide detailed product information.


The EDI 824, or Application Advice, is a transaction used by some Trading Partners to notify the sender if a previous transaction was accepted, rejected, or contains errors.


The EDI 852, or Product Activity Data, provides product-movement related information, such as inventory, SKU and sales information.


The EDI 816, or Organizational Relationships transaction, is used to communicate address information and corresponding codes.


The EDI 864, or Text Message, is used by some Trading Partners for simple communications, such as transaction errors or even holiday hours.


The EDI 940, or Warehouse Shipping Order, is sent by sellers/suppliers to third-party logistics providers (3PLs), and is a formal request for shipment of goods from a remote warehouse to a buyer's location.


The EDI 945, or Warehouse Shipping Advice, provides confirmation of a shipment, and usually sent from a warehouse/3PL.


The EDI 943, or Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice, is to communicate with warehouses/3PLs, and used to notify a warehouse when products are being sent to their location.


The EDI 944, or Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice, is used by warehouses/3PLs to confirm the receipt of a shipment.

Contact TrueCommerce Support if you'd like to know if it's possible to Export and/or Import a specific transaction!

rev: 5/20/22

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