What is an EDI 816 Organisational Relationship?

EDI 816 transaction set can be used for the following purposes:

  • To transfer the information relevant to the parent company, its members, the association among members, and association of a member with the parent company. A parent company could be a centrally organized system, an association, a holding company, a retail chain, etc.
  • To communicate the identity and association of members to a parent company
  • To find out the eligibility to buy under the terms and conditions by a parent company in the interest of its members
  • To keep the application databases updated

The data contents and format of EDI 816 Organisational Relationships are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 816 Organisational Relationship

EDI 816 falls under the category of X12M Supply Chain transaction set. This transaction set is used by companies having subsidiaries to transfer information regarding the parent company, its subsidiaries, the relationship among the subsidiaries or to the parent company.

Stay EDI Compliant with EDIConnect

With a built-in message parser, validator, and transaction builder, EDIConnect can handle transaction sets in X12, EDIFACT, and HL7 formats. This helps businesses easily exchange EDI documents with their trading partners, allowing them to stay EDI compliant. Using EDIConnect, users can automate file uploads and downloads, create workflows, and transform files into the required format to streamline the process.

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