Learn about Common EDI Transactions

EDI transactions are used by business trading partners to exchange documents in a standardized format, allowing for automation and streamlining of purchase orders, invoices, acknowledgements, payments and more. 

Learn about Common EDI Transactions

EDI 997

The EDI 997 transaction set is known as the Functional Acknowledgment and sent as a response to other EDI transactions received. An EDI 997 serves as a receipt, which acknowledges that an EDI transaction, or group of transactions, was received by the same remote party. 

 

What is a Functional Acknowledgment (FA)?

The purpose of a functional acknowledgment (FA) is a response that is an electronic receipt between EDI transactions. An FA is also known as an EDI 997 transaction set, and acknowledges that an EDI transaction, or group of transactions, was received by the same remote party.

 

What is the Electronic Transaction used for Functional Acknowledgment?

The electronic transaction use for functional acknowledgement is EDI 997. This is a transaction set that is sent as a response to other EDI transactions received. Since it serves as a receipt, it is also an acknowledgment that an EDI transaction, or group of transactions, was received by the same remote party.

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