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EDI Transaction Sets

The following list includes Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions that are commonly used within the retail industry. These EDI transactions are all part of the U.S. ANSI X12 standards for EDI. To learn more about EDI usage in Retail, contact us to set you up with an EDI training class or EDI Service Provider (outsourced EDI or consultant for in-house EDI).

ID Transaction Name Usage Notes
110 Air Freight Details and Invoice Invoice used for air transportation
180 Return Merchandise Authorization and Notification  
204 Motor Carrier Shipment Status, Motor Carrier Load Tender Used by shippers to offer (tender) a shipment to a full load motor carrier.
210 Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice  
211 Motor Carrier Bill of Lading  
212 Motor Carrier Delivery Trailer Manifest Includes information about the contents of a trailer.
213 Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry  
214 Transportation Carrier Shipment Status Often has variations for LTL (less than truck load, FTL (full truck load) and SP (small package).
215 Motor Carrier Pick-up Manifest Provides a manifest from the Shipper to the Motor Carrier.
216 Motor Carrier Shipment Pick-up Notification Shipper lets the motor carrier know that a shipment is ready for pick-up.
217 Motor Carrier Loading and Route Guide  
218 Motor Carrier Tariff Information Used to transmit rate data at the shipper's request.
240 Motor Carrier Package Status  
309 U.S. Customs Manifest  
310 Ocean Freight Invoice  
315 Ocean Shipment Status  
350 U.S. Customs Status Information  
410 Rail Freight Invoice  
753 Request for Routing  
754 Routing Instructions  
810 Invoice  
812 Credit/Debit Adjustment  
816 Organizational Relationships Provides vendors with store addresses.
820 Remittance Advice Often used with EFT, details invoices being paid.
824 Application Advice Used to notify trading partner of transaction errors.
832 Price/Sales Catalog Often used to transmit UPC's to the retailer or 3rd party catalog, with description and sometimes MSRP.
846 Inventory Inquiry/Advice Used to notify a trading partner of on hand inventory.
850 Purchase Order  
852 Product Activity Data Provides point of sale information.
855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement PO Acknowledgement or Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Order.
856 Ship Notice/Manifest Notifies retailer of shipment and it's contents.
860 Purchase Order Change Request  
864 Text Message Sometimes used to transmit EDI errors, can be used for general information
867 Product Transfer and Resale Report  
869 Order Status Inquiry  
870 Order Status Report  
875 Purchase Order Grocery (UCS)
879 Price Maintenance Grocery (UCS)
880 Invoice Grocery (UCS)
882 Direct Store Delivery Grocery (UCS)
888 Item Maintenance Grocery (UCS)
889 Promotional Maintenance Grocery (UCS)
894 Delivery/Return Base Record  
940 Warehouse Shipping Order 3PL (3rd Party Logistics)
943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice 3PL
944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice 3PL
945 Warehouse Shipping Advice 3PL
946 Delivery Information Message 3PL
947 Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice 3PL
990 Load Tender Response  
997 Functional Acknowledgment  



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