The EDI 846 transaction set is an electronic version of a paper Inventory Inquiry/Advice that complies with the ANSI X12 EDI specification. EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice is used by the supplier to notify a purchaser about stock status and availability. This EDI message is to exchange information about amount of goods currently on hand in various inventory holding locations, such as distribution centres, outlets and warehouses etc. It is used to communicate about inventory between manufactures, suppliers and resellers. EDI 846 is important mainly due to the increase of drop shipping business and e-commerce, which requires up-to-the-minute inventory updates.
EDI 846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice Key Data:
Other EDI transaction sets related to EDI 846 are: