EDI 947 - Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice

EDI 947 is used to notify trading partners of a change in their inventory position, quantity, and status. The document is sent after physical inventory is taken to re-sync inventory between all involved parties.

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Benefits of using the EDI 947 Warehouse Inventory Advice

The benefits of EDI 947 extend to logistics service providers, 3PLs, retailers and suppliers alike. All supply chain partners will gain benefits from using the Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice as it provides the necessary quantity and status and reference details needed for confirming the movement of products between all parties.
These shared benefits include but are not limited to:

Improved overall inventory accuracy
Communication of inventory changes to depositor
Ability to re-synchronize inventory totals after a physical inventory is taken

Key data elements included in a 947 Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice:

Ability to notify warehouse or seller(s) of product quantity and location status
Ability to report increases or decreases in amount of product in inventory
Indicate any problems in locating a product
Report changes to quantity to previously reported information (on hold/off hold)
Ability to recoup product damage

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