• Home
        • Integration Solutions

          Comparatio's integration solutions are meticulously crafted to meet the unique needs of your business, offering seamless connectivity to ERP systems, eCommerce platforms, Amazon, APIs, and custom EDI integrations, all supported by our extensive and dedicated customer support.
        • Comparatio’s Industry Solutions

          Your gateway to tailored EDI software designed to meet the unique challenges and opportunities of your sector.

          Whether you’re navigating the complex landscapes of Distribution, Manufacturing, Third-Party Logistics (3PL), Retail, Food & Beverage, Construction, or beyond, our EDI solutions are engineered to propel your operations forward.

        • Get to Know Comparatio

          Comparatio stands at the forefront of innovation as a leading software provider, dedicated to elevating business efficiency with our inventory management and EDI solutions. Comparatio's commitment is to transform your operational challenges into competitive advantages, ensuring that every solution we offer not only meets but exceeds your expectations for performance and scalability.
  • Blog
  • Pricing

EDI 861: Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate

EDI 861 Definition

The EDI 861 Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate is a transaction set used within the electronic data interchange (EDI) framework to communicate the receipt and acceptance of goods by the buyer. This document provides detailed information about the goods received, including quantities, condition, and any discrepancies or damages noted at the time of receipt. It serves as a formal acknowledgment of the physical receipt of goods and can trigger payment processes, inventory updates, and adjustments to orders based on the actual goods received.

What is EDI 861 Used for?

Buyers use the EDI 861 to inform suppliers about the receipt of goods, detailing the quantities received and noting any discrepancies between the goods received and the goods ordered. This document allows suppliers to update their records regarding the delivery of goods, adjust inventory levels, and address any issues or discrepancies noted by the buyer.

Key Elements of EDI 861

An EDI 861 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey the details of goods received:

Benefits of EDI 861

Utilizing the EDI 861 document offers several advantages:

EDI 861 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 861 might look like in raw data format:



N1*ST*Buyer Company*92*12345

N1*SF*Supplier Company*92*67890


LIN*1*VP*1001*UP*0123456789012*PD*Widget A


LIN*2*VP*1002*UP*0234567890123*PD*Widget B




Guide to EDI 861 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 861 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

Revolutionize Your Receipt and Acceptance Process with Comparatio

Ready to improve your goods receiving and acceptance accuracy with EDI 861? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can optimize your receipt acknowledgment process, enhance operational efficiency, and ensure precise inventory management.

Scroll to Top