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EDI 869: Order Status Inquiry

EDI 869 Definition

The EDI 869 Order Status Inquiry is a transaction set within the electronic data interchange (EDI) framework that allows a buyer to inquire about the status of their orders. This document is used to request information from a supplier regarding the progress and expected fulfillment details of one or more orders. It enables buyers to manage their inventory and planning processes more effectively by providing timely updates on order processing, shipping, and delivery.

What is EDI 869 Used for?

Buyers use the EDI 869 to request updates on the status of their orders from suppliers. This can include inquiries about whether an order has been received, processed, shipped, or if there are any anticipated delays or issues. Suppliers respond to these inquiries with an EDI 870 Order Status Report, providing the requested information and enabling buyers to adjust their planning and inventory management accordingly.

Key Elements of EDI 869

An EDI 869 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey an inquiry about order status:

Benefits of EDI 869

Utilizing the EDI 869 document offers several advantages:

EDI 869 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 869 might look like in raw data format:



N1*BT*Buyer Company*92*12345

N1*SE*Supplier Company*92*67890




Guide to EDI 869 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 869 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 Order Status Inquiry with Comparatio

Ready to gain real-time insights into your order processing with EDI 869? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can enhance your capabilities to inquire about order status, improve transparency in order management, and ensure timely responses to your customers.

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