EDI 830 - EDI Planning Schedule with Release

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The EDI 830 document, also referred to as the EDI Planning Schedule with Release, is used by a buyer to communicate anticipated demand for products for a specific period, typically for the next three to six months. This transaction set is primarily used by suppliers and buyers in automotive, grocery, mass merchandise and retail drug industry sectors.

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Benefits of using an EDI 830 Planning Schedule with Release

Both the sender and the receiver benefit from implementing the EDI Planning Schedule with Release. Many of these benefits are dependent on how automated and integrated the transaction is for both parties. Some of the benefits of EDI 830 include:

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The EDI 830 document is part of the demand planning process for buyers (such as retailers, grocers and distributors) and sellers (such as suppliers and manufacturers)

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Allows the buyer and seller to enhance visibility, collaboration and alignment in advance of the purchase order placement

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Allows the supplier to anticipate demand for a buyer’s desired products to prevent having too much or not enough of a particular product

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Enables a range of forecasting programs so both the buyer and the supplier can manage inventory more effectively

The EDI Planning Schedule with Release can be used in several ways, including:

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As a forecast from the retailer to the vendor/supplier to commit to future resources

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As a forecast that is also turned into a firm purchase order

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As a simple forecast

Key data elements in an EDI Planning Schedule with Release document include:

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Forecast schedule quantities (can be daily, weekly or monthly)

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Ship-to information

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Supplier information

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Product information/Product Identifiers

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Delivery requirements

Common issues regarding EDI 830

Like other EDI documents, the EDI 830 can generate errors or issues from incomplete or incorrect data. Whether you will be sending or receiving the EDI 830 document, it’s important to define expectations with your trading partners. Your EDI provider can help you minimize errors with pre-built maps and workflows that will help you comply with your trading partner’s requirements for the EDI 830 Planning Schedule with Release.

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