EDI 849 - Response to Product Transfer Account Adjustment

EDI 849 is a response to a Product Transfer Account Adjustment (EDI 844) that shows the requested accounting adjustment on a pre-authorized transaction. Pending completion, a Functional Acknowledgement (EDI 997) is sent back from the receiving party indicating a successful receipt.

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Benefits of the EDI 849

Benefits of the X12 EDI 849 are bi-directional for both users and recipients and can include but are not limited to the following benefits:


Easy financial summarization


Reduced or eliminate manual entry of data


Reduction of errors and better reliability and predictability overall

The key data elements included in X12 EDI 849:

Type of action
Amount of adjustment
Items relating to the transaction
Product adjustment detail
Request validation
Reference validation
Date/time reference
Unit detail

After you send the EDI Response to Product Transfer, the EDI 997 Functional Acknowledgment is then sent back from the receiver indicating the successful receipt.

Common issues regarding X12 EDI 849

Problems with accurate adjustments

Have you had problems confirming transaction payments and product adjustment details on product account transfer transactions?

Consistent discrepancies

Are you frequently dealing with adjusting discrepancies on your orders? Spending too much time resolving these discrepancies that it’s impacting your business?

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