EDI 947 - Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice

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The EDI 947 Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice document type (X12 947) is an electronic version of a paper Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice document. This document is used by either the warehouse or a seller to notify other parties of a change in inventory position, quantity, and status. Often the Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice is used after a physical inventory is taken at a warehouse.

EDI 947 is the last in a series of four inventory management-specific EDI documents: EDI 940 Warehouse Shipping Order, EDI 944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice, and EDI 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice.

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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:

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

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

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

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