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 855: Purchase Order Acknowledgement (POA)

What is an EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment (POA)?

The EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment signifies to sellers a confirmation of the receipt of a purchase order from the buyer. The EDI 855 transaction essentially eliminates the need to call or fax a confirmation.

How is an EDI 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgement (POA) used?

An EDI 855 - Purchase Order Acknowledgement (POA) is generated by the supplier after receiving the 850 Purchase Order from the buyer. After an EDI 866 is received by the buyer, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is then sent back by the buying trading partner to indicate the successful reception of the EDI 855 transaction. 

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With Cleo, you can choose the EDI Services package that best fits your business.

You can create and deploy your own integrations using Cleo's intuitive, self-service design platform. You can utilize Cleo's EDI managed services team and take advantage of 900 person-years of experience to design and build your integrations. Or you can blend our EDI expertise and your business knowledge together in any manner that suits your use case. 

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