What is a 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change document?

The 876 EDI document type is an electronic version of a paper Grocery Products Purchase Order Change. Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets. The 876 EDI document type is used to change a purchase order for grocery products (The EDI 875 document).

What makes up the 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change document?

An EDI 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change 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 item number, item description, and correction to quantity. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 876 Grocery Products Purchase Order Change. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change.

How is a 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change used?

The 876 EDI document is sent by the retailer or wholesaler to change an existing purchase order. Changes are made by restating the value of a data element, and deletions are handled by restating the quantity of the item to zero. After the 876 Grocery Products Purchase Order Change is received by the seller, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is sent back from the receiver indicating that the 876 Grocery Products Purchase Order Change was successfully received.

How is a 876 - Grocery Products Purchase Order Change 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.