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EDI 945: Warehouse Shipping Advice

EDI 945 Definition

The EDI 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice transaction set is used by warehouses to inform a supplier or retailer that a shipment has been made. This document provides detailed information about the shipment, including items shipped, quantities, shipping dates, and carrier information. It is typically used in conjunction with the EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order, allowing the supplier or retailer to update their inventory and order management systems with the shipping details provided by the warehouse.

What is EDI 945 Used for?

Warehouses use the EDI 945 to communicate to suppliers or retailers the details of shipments made on their behalf. This allows the receiving party to confirm that orders have been fulfilled as requested, update their inventory systems with the received goods, and proceed with billing and payment processes based on the shipment details provided.

Key Elements of EDI 945

An EDI 945 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey warehouse shipping advice:

Benefits of EDI 945

Utilizing the EDI 945 document offers several advantages:

EDI 945 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 945 might look like in raw data format:


W06*SH*123456789*20241130*ACME DISTRIBUTION*WH123*WAREHOUSE A*456789*UPS

N1*SF*Warehouse A*92*12345

N1*ST*Retailer Company*92*67890



W12*CC*100*EA*Item123*VN*Product A

W12*CC*200*EA*Item456*VN*Product B



Guide to EDI 945 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 945 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 Warehouse Shipping Advice with Comparatio

Ready to streamline your shipping and warehouse communication with EDI 945? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can enhance your shipping advice process, improve coordination between warehouse operations and shipping, and increase overall logistical efficiency.

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