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EDI 857: Shipment and Billing Notice

EDI 857 Definition

The EDI 857 Shipment and Billing Notice document is a multifunctional transaction within the electronic data interchange (EDI) suite, combining elements of a shipping notice with an invoice. It provides detailed information about a shipment that has been sent, including the items shipped, quantities, shipping details, and associated billing information. This document allows for the consolidation of shipping and billing processes, facilitating faster payment processing and improved accuracy in financial and inventory records.

What is EDI 857 Used for?

Suppliers and logistics providers use the EDI 857 to inform buyers about the details of shipments that have been sent and to provide the associated billing information in a single document. This enables buyers to efficiently reconcile received goods with their corresponding invoices, streamlining the receiving, accounting, and payment processes.

Key Elements of EDI 857

An EDI 857 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey both shipment and billing details:

Benefits of EDI 857

Using EDI 857 Invoices offers several advantages:

EDI 857 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 857 might look like in raw data format:





N1*ST*Buyer Company*92*12345

N1*SF*Supplier Company*92*67890


IT1*1*100*EA*10.00*PE*IN*Widget A





Guide to EDI 857 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 857 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

Optimize Your Shipment and Billing Information with Comparatio

Ready to streamline your shipping documentation and billing processes with EDI 857? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can unify your shipment and billing information, enhance operational efficiency, and improve accuracy in financial transactions.

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