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EDI 940

The EDI 940 (Warehouse Shipping Order) is transmitted to a warehouse or 3PL provider, authorizing a shipment to a retail trading partner.

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What’s in an EDI 940?

The EDI 940 includes the following information:

  • Supplier/manufacturer identification
  • Required delivery date
  • Item numbers, descriptions, and quantities
  • Ship-to information
  • Bill-to information
  • Any special shipper requirements

When is an EDI 940 typically issued?

The EDI 940 is sent when an order is confirmed and a shipment needs to be sent. When it is received by the warehouse or 3PL, an EDI 997 (Functional Acknowledgment) should be returned.

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