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What is a 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice document?
The 857 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper invoice or bill, as well as combining the information from a shipping notice. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets.
The 857 EDI document type is used by the supplier to indicate to the buyer the details of the purchase as in an 810 document, as well as information about the shipment as in an 856 document. It acts as a combination of the 810 Invoice and the 856 Shipping Notice/Manifest.
What makes up the 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice document?
An EDI 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice 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, item, quantity, price per item; address information (street, city, state etc) identical to a paper invoice, as well as information you find on a shipping manifest. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 857 Shipment and Billing Notice. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice.
How is a 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice used?
The EDI 857 Shipment and Billing Notice is a combination of the 810 Invoice and 856 Shipping Notice/Manifest. After the 857 Shipment and Billing Notice is received by the buyer, a 997 Functional Acknowledgment is sent back from the buyer indicating that the invoice was successfully received.
How is a 857 - Shipment and Billing Notice 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.