EDI 879 Price Change

Functional Group QG

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This standard provides the format and establishes the data contents of the Price Change Transaction Set within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set is used to enable a manufacturer, supplier, broker, or agent to notify a trading partner of any changes to product cost or price information. This transaction set is not used to establish the initial cost/price of product.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To enable the supplier/broker to change pricing information

  3. N1 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 999
    1. To identify a party by type of organization, name and code

    2. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

    3. To specify the location of the named party

    4. To specify the geographic place of the named party

  4. To transmit identifying numbers and descriptive information as specified by the reference number qualifier

  5. To identify a person or office to whom communications should be directed

  6. To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction

  7. To provide price list references and description

  8. To specify vendor's conditions related to price change

  9. To specify the geographic area in which a promotion or price is in effect

  10. To specify pertinent dates and times

  11. To identify price bracket values


Max use
  1. G28 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat 9999
    1. To provide information relative to a price change for a line item.

    2. To describe an item in free-form format

    3. To specify vendor's conditions related to price change

    4. To provide a vendor's pricing structure associated with a specific line item

    5. To specify pertinent dates and times

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments).

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