What is an EDI 860 Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated?

EDI 860 is an electronic document used by buyers to communicate a change request to the original purchase order. The EDI purchase order change transaction set is also used to confirm the buyer’s acceptance of changes made by the seller to a purchase order. This document ensures the accuracy of the final order by providing the following information:

  • Addition/deletion in the items
  • Changes in the price
  • Purchase order number
  • Type of change such as cancellation
  • Rescheduling details

EDI 860 Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated Sample

EDI 860 Product Order Change Request document is divided into functional groups that explain the contents of the transaction being conducted. The following example details the different data elements and segments that are found within an EDI 860 document[1].

POC.1.CA..100.EA…UP.555558912212.VA.STYLED        ~ ß CA = Change to line item(s)
PID.F.74.VI..10.5 N~
N1.ST.0621                                                                      ~ ß N1/ST ship-to location

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 860 Document

EDI 860 order change falls under the category of X12M Supply Chain transaction sets. This transaction set is used to report information regarding the changes made to an EDI 850 purchase order. In return, the seller or supplier can send an EDI 865 Purchase Order Acknowledgement to communicate the acceptance or rejection of the requested changes.

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EDIConnect is designed to handle HL7, EDIFACT, and EDI X12 including HIPAA transaction sets. EDIConnect, bundled with its built-in parser, validator, and transaction builder, makes the process of sending and receiving EDI messages quick and easy. It also enables businesses and trade partners to communicate in a seamless manner and achieve EDI compliance.

[1] http://nordstromsupplier.com/Content/sc_manual/FLS%20860.pdf

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