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 856: Advance Ship Notice (ASN)

What is an EDI 856: Advanced Ship Notice?

The EDI 856 - Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN) is utilized to electronically communicate the contents of a shipment to a trading partner. EDI 856 specification is sent in advance of a shipment arriving at the other trading partner’s facility and is most often used in the retail, manufacturing, and automotive industries. 

How is an EDI 856: Advanced Ship Notice used?

The EDI 856 - Advanced Shipping Notice is sent after the shipment is en route to the destination. Once the ASN EDI document is received, a 997 Functional Acknowledgement is generated and sent back to the buyer to indicate the successful delivery of the EDI .

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1. Create and deploy your own integrations using Cleo's intuitive, self-service design platform.

2. Utilize Cleo's EDI managed services team to design and build your integrations.

3. Blend our EDI expertise and your business knowledge together in any manner that suits your use case.

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