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EDI 894: Delivery/Return Base Record

EDI 894 Definition

The EDI 894 transaction set, known as the Delivery/Return Base Record, is used primarily in the direct store delivery (DSD) sector within the retail and grocery industries. It provides a detailed record of products delivered or returned at the time of delivery, including information on quantities, product descriptions, and pricing. This document facilitates the efficient processing of goods received directly at retail locations, enabling accurate billing and inventory management.

What is EDI 894 Used for?

Suppliers and distributors use the EDI 894 to provide retail partners with detailed records of products delivered or returned directly to stores. Retailers use this information to update inventory records, process payments for goods received, and manage returns efficiently. The EDI 894 streamlines the reconciliation process between delivered goods and purchase orders, improving the accuracy of inventory and financial records.

Key Elements of EDI 894

An EDI 894 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey delivery or return information:

Benefits of EDI 894

Utilizing the EDI 894 document offers several advantages:

EDI 894 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 894 might look like in raw data format:








Guide to EDI 894 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 894 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

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Ready to streamline your delivery and return processes with EDI 894? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can simplify the management of delivery and return records, improve operational efficiency, and enhance customer satisfaction with faster, more accurate processing.

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