EDI 862 - Shipping Schedule

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The 862 EDI document is used to transmit detailed shipping requirements to suppliers as a supplement to the 830 Planning Schedule document. It also enables the customer to designate shipping requirements to multiple locations.

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Utilizing the 862 Shipping Schedule

Buyers send the EDI 862 Shipping Schedule to issue precise shipping schedule requirements, especially for daily shipping schedules (as opposed to weekly schedules). The instructions for shipping an item can change drastically, especially in real-time or just-in-time environments. The 862 transaction easily accommodates this, as it can be used to provide changes to previous shipping instructions. Such changes may include:

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Decrease in order quantity

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Increase in order quantity

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Change in ship date

The key data elements included in a shipping schedule:

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Item identifiers and quantities

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Shipping schedule information

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Address information

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Packing and loading requirements

Common issues regarding EDI 862

Multiple shipping schedule adjustments

Shipping schedules can change, especially in just-in-time or real-time inventory and manufacturing, which can require sending multiple 862 documents.

Limitations

The EDI 862 Shipping Schedule does not influence or authorize utilization of labor, materials or other resources.

Supplemental, not primary

The shipping schedule does not replace the EDI 830 transaction as part of the order process.

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