EDI 940 - Warehouse Shipping Order
What is an EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order?
The EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order transmits instructions for remote warehouses to ship orders.
How is an EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order used?
An EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order is used by a seller, such as a manufacturer or wholesaler, to authorize a warehouse to make a shipment to a buyer, such as a retailer. The EDI 940 may also be used to confirm a shipment, modify a shipment or cancel a previous shipping order.
In short, the EDI 940 instructs the warehouse on what to ship, how much and when. Information included in this transaction set may contain:
Item descriptions and quantities
Ship-to information (location name and address, contact, etc.)
Shipment method information
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