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EDI 865: Purchase Order Change Acknowledgment/Request - Seller Initiated

EDI 865 Definition

The EDI 865 Purchase Order Change Acknowledgment/Request is a transaction set within the electronic data interchange (EDI) framework that allows sellers to confirm or request changes to a purchase order (PO) previously submitted by a buyer. This document serves as a response to an EDI 860 (Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated), acknowledging the buyer’s requested changes and/or proposing further modifications from the seller’s side. It ensures clear communication between trading partners regarding adjustments to orders, facilitating accurate order fulfillment.

What is EDI 865 Used for?

Sellers use the EDI 865 to communicate with buyers about the status of their requested purchase order changes. This can include confirming the ability to meet the requested changes, rejecting certain changes, or proposing additional modifications. The buyer reviews the EDI 865 to understand the seller’s response and to make any necessary adjustments or preparations based on the seller’s feedback.

Key Elements of EDI 865

An EDI 865 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey the acknowledgment or request for changes to a purchase order:

Benefits of EDI 865

Utilizing the EDI 865 document offers several advantages:

EDI 865 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 865 might look like in raw data format:



N1*SE*Supplier Company*92*67890

N1*BY*Buyer Company*92*12345





Guide to EDI 865 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 865 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

Advance Your Purchase Order Change Acknowledgment with Comparatio

Ready to enhance your responsiveness to order modifications with EDI 865? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can streamline your acknowledgment of purchase order changes, improve communication with trading partners, and ensure accurate and timely order management.

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