EDI 867 - Product Transfer and Resale Report

EDIFACT SLSRPT

The EDI 867 document (also referred to as EDI Product Transfer and Resale Report) serves several purposes for both buyers and sellers. It may report information relevant to a product that has been transferred to a new location, or it can report the sales of a product from several different locations. It may also be used to report returns from customers to a distribution center or retail location, or to report demand that surpassed sales.

In food service, the Product Transfer and Resale Report is commonly used by the seller to transmit invoicing information and sales commissions earned by brokers. It may also be used by a co-op or distributor to communicate to the supplier purchases that were made by the retailers for promotional tracking.

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Benefits of using an EDI 867 Product Transfer and Release Report

Both the sender and the receiver benefit from implementing the EDI Planning Schedule with Release or EDIFACT SLSRPT. Many of these benefits are dependent on how automated and integrated the transaction is for both parties.
Benefits of the EDI 867 include:

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Reduce the volume of paperwork and increase operating efficiencies through reduced time requirements to exchange information by both parties

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Provide an audit trail for reconciliation

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Eliminate the need to send/receive reports in several different formats such as email, fax or CSV

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More timely, accurate and comprehensive purchase reporting for both parties

Key data elements in an EDI Product Transfer and Resale Report (x12 867) document include:

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Product transfer and resale detail, including product identifiers, quantity, purchase order, dates, type codes and contract identifiers

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Transaction totals in terms of line items, their weights and other units of measure

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Organization identification information (ship from/ship-to)

Why use the EDI 867?

The EDI 867 Product Transfer and Release Report document may be part of the financial payment cycle for various buyers (such as retailers, grocers, co-ops and distributors) and sellers (such as suppliers, wholesalers and manufacturers).

Like other EDI documents, the EDI 867 can generate errors or issues from incomplete or incorrect data. Whether you will be sending or receiving the EDI 867 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 867.

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A full-service provider, like SPS Commerce, has an expert team that handles ongoing management of your EDI solution so you can prevent EDI errors and chargebacks.

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