X12 856 Ship Notice/Manifest
This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Ship Notice/Manifest Transaction Set (856) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to list the contents of a shipment of goods as well as additional information relating to the shipment, such as order information, product description, physical characteristics, type of packaging, marking, carrier information, and configuration of goods within the transportation equipment. The transaction set enables the sender to describe the contents and configuration of a shipment in various levels of detail and provides an ordered flexibility to convey information.
The sender of this transaction is the organization responsible for detailing and communicating the contents of a shipment, or shipments, to one or more receivers of the transaction set. The receiver of this transaction set can be any organization having an interest in the contents of a shipment or information about the contents of a shipment.
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REF*BM*BILL OF LADING NUMBER
REF*PK*PACKING LIST NUMBER
N1*BT*BILL TO NAME*92*BILL TO CODE
N2*BILL TO NAME 2*BILL TO NAME 3
N3*BILL TO ADDRESS 1*BILL TO ADDRESS 2
N3*PO BOX 12345*ROW 777
N1*ST*SHIP TO NAME*92*SHIP TO CODE
N3*44444 INDUSTRY LANE*BUILDING A
N1*VN*VENDOR NAME*92*VENDOR CODE
LIN*1*BP*BUYER PART 1*VP*VENDOR PART 1*UP*123456789123*MF*ABC*RP*ORIGINAL BUYER PART 1
LIN*2*BP*BUYER PART 2*VP*VENDOR PART 2*UP*123456789321*MF*ABC***SS*ORIGINAL BUYER PART 1
LIN*3*BP*BUYER PART 3*VP*VENDOR PART 3*UP*123456789987*MF*ABC*****CH*US
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