What is an EDI 862 Shipping Schedule?

EDI 862 transaction set helps a customer in conveying precise requirements of shipping schedule to a supplier. It is also intended as a supplementation to the EDI 830, Planning Schedule transaction set. EDI 862 overrides certain information of shipping and delivery transmitted in the previous transaction of planning schedule, but 830 transaction set cannot be replaced by it. EDI 862 shall not be used for authorization of labor, materials or any other resources.

This transaction set helps in practicing Just-In-Time (JIT) production by providing customers with a mechanism for issuing precise requirements of shipping schedule on more frequent grounds than the issuance of the planning schedule transaction for example, shipping schedules on a daily basis versus planning schedules on weekly basis.

The data contents and format of EDI 862 Shipping Schedule are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 862 Shipping Schedule

EDI 862 falls under the category of X12M Supply Chain transaction set. This transaction set enables a customer location to issue shipping requirements independent of other customers’ locations when this EDI is sent by a consolidated scheduling organization.

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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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