EDI Transaction Codes


Batch Processing - The processing of computer information after it has accumulated in one group or batch.

Binary - A system of numerical notation in which only the values of 0 and 1 are used.

Bisynchronous - A communication protocol whereby messages are sent as blocks of characters. The blocks of data are checked for completeness and accuracy by the receiving computer.

To be in agreement with the requirements of the standard that you used to create the message. This means that the data entered in the message is in the correct format for the standard you are using

Connectivity - The ability to make and maintain a connection between two or more points in a telecommunications system. The typical mechanism for establishing connectivity in an EDI system is a Value Added Network (VAN).

Compliance Checking - Checking process used to ensure that a transmission complies with ANSI X12 syntax rules (US).

Data Segment - Intermediate unit of information in a message. A segment consists of a pre-defined set of functionally related data elements which are identified by sequential position within the set.

Delimiters - Integral part of the transferred data stream, they consist of two levels of separators and a terminator. Delimiters are specified in the interchange header. From highest to lowest level, the separators and terminator are:- segment terminator, data element separator, and component element separator (used only in EDIFACT).

DES Data Encryption Standard- One of a number of standards for securing data during transmission by encrypting it.

DISA Data Interchange Standards Association-  The trade organization that acts as secretariat for ANSI ASC X12 and the Pan-American EDIFACT Board in the United States.

Download - The process of receiving data from another computer at a remote site onto the computer under the control of the operator.

DSD - Direct Store Delivery. The practice of delivering product directly to store and notifying the store of the delivery electronically rather than by paper.

DSS Decision Support System- Software designed to assist in decision-making by providing analytical programs and data available on mainframes by linking computers to mainframes.

DSTU - Draft Standard for Trial Use. A standard approved by the ANSI ASC X12 committee prior to full approval by ANSI.

EDI Translation- The conversion of application data to and from a standard format.

Electronic Commerce 
- Conducting business between computer through the use of digital exchange.

Electronic Mail - The process of sending, receiving, storing, and/or forwarding messages in digital form via telecommunication.

Encryption- The process of transforming clear text (data in its original form) into cipher text (the output of a cryptographic algorithm) for security or privacy.

End-User- Anyone how uses a computer system or its output

Gateway- The interconnection between public or private networks, allowing the transmission of documents in EDI format across multiple networks.

GCI- Global Commerce Initiative. A global industry user group which identifies issues hindering supply chain performance and suggests potential global solutions for data, messages, processes and associated requirements which it can offer to standards bodies such as GS1 for adoption.

GDD- Global Data Dictionary: a GS1 standard which allows all the potential attributes of an item to be defined. These attributes may include size, brand information, logistical information, etc.

GDS - Global Data Synchronisation.

GDSN Global Data Synchronisation Network - Provides a framework that allows all datapools to interoperate and share data seamlessly.

GLN A Global Location Number (GLN)is a unique number that is assigned to locations to enable them to be identified uniquely worldwide. These global location numbers can be used to identify any legal, physical and functional locations. Global locations numbers are reference keys to computer files where information about the company or location can be found. The GLNs replace the names and addresses of locations and are particularly useful when automating processes; they allow computers to route information to the correct destination with no manual involvement. GLNs must be used when identifying locations and trading partners within Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) business messages and data pools, and they can also be used in bar codes to identify a physical location or to provide relevant information for delivery or invoicing purposes.

GLOBAL Registry - A central service which holds pointers to data held in local datapools, provides an index for companies looking for product data held in local datapools and ensures datapools are fully compliant with GS1 standards.

GPC Global Product Classification- a standard way of categorizing products that provides a way to link different company classification systems and offers a common language for collaborative business processes.

GS1 - A worldwide network of standards bodies and service providers which develops global supply chain standards and solutions used by over one million companies for bar coding, electronic business messaging, data synchronisation and through the EPCglobal Network, radio frequency identification.

GRN Goods Received Note- A document raised by a customer receiving goods to confirm what has been received, so that invoices may be approved for payment.

Network Management - Identifies fault, accounting, configuration, security, and performance management.

Network Service Provider - A company that maintains a network and offers its services and capabilities to others for a fee.

Notification of Shipment- A transaction set that advises of the delivery schedule and provides a description of the shipment.

OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards- A not-for-profit global consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of e-business standards.

OFTP - ODETTE File Transfer Protocol. The messaging protocol for the European automotive industry.

OSI - Open Systems Interconnect. Structure based on seven-layer model developed by ISO, which will allow different computer manufacturers' machines to communicate with one another.

PIP Partner Interface Processes- RosettaNet PIPs define business processes between trading partners via XML-based dialogs.

Protocol Communication - standards that determine message content and format, enabling uniformity of transmissions.

Protocol Conversion- The process of allowing two systems with different protocols to communicate.

Purchase Order - A document issued by a buyer to a seller that details the terms of sale under which the buyer will purchase the seller's goods.

Purchase Order Acknowledgment - A document issued by a seller to a buyer that confirms receipt of a purchase order.

Receiving Advice Transaction- A transaction set that includes the quantity, description and condition of the product received.

SAAS - Software as a Service

SFTP- Simple File Transfer Protocol. A network protocol that provides file transfer and manipulation functionality over any reliable data stream. It is typically used with the SSH-2 protocol to provide secure file transfer. (See also SSH).

Trading Partner Agreement - A document that describes the terms of sale, payment, usability, warranties, transaction data sets, processing times, and conflict resolution steps, (to name a few) between trading partners. You should establish a Trading Partner Agreement with each new partner before trading electronically.

Transaction- A transaction is the exchange of a business document that facilitates a business process, such as a purchase order, invoice or advance ship notice.

Transaction Set- A block of information in EDI, making up a business transaction, or part of a business transaction. This is sometimes known as an EDI document, but more widely as an EDI message.

Translation- The act of converting a business document to and from the EDI standard.

Translation Window- The days and times, agreed upon by all Trading Partners, during which EDI documents can be sent and received electronically. Outside of maintenance times, GXS TradeWeb subscribers can send and receive messages 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

- A subset of the ANSI X12 EDI standard.

UPC- Universal Product Code (UPC) is the most common barcode format used in North America.

Validation - The process of determining that compliance standards have been met by a particular document in an EDI transmission.

VPN - Virtual Private Network

WINS - Warehouse Information Network Standards. A set of EDI standards for warehousing and distribution. WINS is a subset of the ANSI X12 national standard.

XML - The usual abbreviation for Extensible Markup Language - an open standard for describing data defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

List of Transaction Codes

104  Air Shipment Information
110  Air Freight Details and Invoice 
120  Vehicle Shipping Order 
121  Vehicle Service 
124  Property and Casualty Vehicle Damage
125  Multilevel Railcar Load Details
126  Vehicle Application Advice
127  Vehicle Buying Order
128  Dealer Information
129  Vehicle Carrier Rate Update
130  Student Educational Record (Transcript)
131  Student Educational Record (Transcript) Acknowledgment
135  Student Application
139  Student Loan Guarantee Result
140  Product Registration
141  Product Service Claim Response
142  Product Service Claim
143  Product Service Notification
144  Student Loan Transfer and Status Verification
146  Request for Student Educational Record (Transcript)
147  Response to Request for Student Educational Record (Transcript)
148  Report of Injury, Illness or Incident
149  Notice of Tax Adjustment or Assessment
150  Tax Rate Notification
151  Electronic Filing of Tax Return Data Acknowledgment
152  Statistical Government Information
154  Uniform Commercial Code Filing
159  Motion Picture Booking Confirmation
161  Train Sheet
163  Appointment Schedule Information
170  Revenue Receipts Statement 
175  Court Notice 
176  Court Submission
180  Return Merchandise Authorization and Notification
185  Royalty Regulatory Report
186  Laboratory Reporting
188  Educational Course Inventory
189  Application for Admission to Educational Institutions
190  Student Enrollment Verification 
191  Student Loan Preclaims 
194  Grant or Assistance Application 
195  Federal Communication Commission (FCC) License Application 
196  Contractor Cost Data Reporting 
197  Real Estate Title Evidence 
199  Mortgage Settlement Information 
200  Mortgage Credit Report 
201  Residential Loan Application 
203  Secondary Mortgage Market Investor Report 
204  Motor Carrier Shipment Information 
206  Real Estate Mortgage Inspection Request 
210  Motor Carrier Freight Details and Invoice 
213  Motor Carrier Shipment Status Inquiry 
214  Transportation Carrier Shipment Stats Message 
217  Motor Carrier Loading and Route Guide 
218  Motor Carrier Tariff Information 
242  Data Status Tracking 
250  Loan Purchase Order Shipment Management Document 
251  Pricing Support 
255  Insurance Underwriting Information Services 
256  Periodic Annuity Compensation 
260  Application for Mortgage Insurance Benefits 
261  Residential Appraisal Request 
262  Residential Appraisal Report 
263  Residential Mortgage Insurance Application Response 
264  Mortgage Loan Default Status 
265  Real Estate Title Insurance Services Order 
266  Mortgage Record Change 
270  Health Care Eligibility/Benefit Inquiry 
271  Health Care Eligibility/Benefit Information 
272  Property and Casualty Loss Notification 
273  Insurance/Annuity Application Status 
275  Patient Information 
276  Health Care Claim Status Request 
277  Health Care Claim Status Notification 
278  Health Care Service Review Information 
288  Wage Determination 
290  Cooperative Advertising Agreements 
300  Reservation (Booking Request) (Ocean) 
301  Freight Receipt and Invoice (Ocean)
303  Booking Cancellation (Ocean) 
304  Shipping Instructions
309  wazzu U.S. Customs Manifest 
310  Freight Receipt and Invoice (Ocean) 
311  Canadian Customs Information 
312  Arrival Notice (Ocean) 
313  Shipment Status Inquiry (Ocean) 
315  Status Details (Ocean) 
317  Delivery/Pick-Up Order 
319  Terminal Information
322  Terminal Operations and Intermodal Ramp Activity 
323  Vessel Schedule and Itinerary (Ocean) 
324  Vessel Stow Plan (Ocean) 
325  Consolidation of Goods In Container 
326  Consignment Summary List 
350  U.S. Customs Release Information 
352  U.S. Customs Carrier General Order Status 
353  U.S. Customs Events Advisory Details 
354  U.S. Customs Automated Manifest Archive Status 
355  U.S. Customs Manifest Acceptance/Rejection 
356  U.S. Customs Permit to Transfer Request 
357  U.S. Customs In-Bond Information 
358  U.S. Customs Consist Information 
361  Carrier Interchange Agreement (Ocean) 
362  Cargo Insurance Advice of Shipment 
404  Rail Carrier Shipment Information 
410  Rail Carier Freight Details and Invoice 
414  Rail Carrier Settlements 
417  Rail Carrier Waybill Interchange 
418  Rail Advance Interchange Consist 
419  Advance Car Disposition 
420  Car Handling Information 
421  Estimated Time of Arrival and Car Scheduling 
422  Shipper's Car Order 
423  Rail Industrial Switch List 
425  Rail Waybill Request 
426  Rail Revenue Waybill 
429  Railroad Retirement Activity 
431  Railroad Station Master File 
432  Rail Description 
433  Railroad Reciprocal Switch File 
435  Standard Transportation Commodity Code Master 
436  Locomotive Information 
440  Shipment Weights 
451  Railroad Event Report
452  Railroad Problem Log Inquiry or Advice 
453  Railroad Service Commitment Advice 
455  Railroad Parameter Trace Registration 
456  Railroad Equipment Inquiry or Advice 
466  Rate Request 
468  Rate Docket Journal Log 
470  Railroad Clearance 
475  Rail Route File Maintenance 
485  Ratemaking Action 
490  Rate Group Definition 
492  Miscellaneous Rate 
494  Scale Rate Table 
501  Vendor Performance Review 
503  Pricing History 
504  Clauses and Provisions 
511  Requisition 
517  Material Obligation Validation 
527  Material Due-In and Receipt 
536  Logistics Reassignment 
561  Contract Abstract 
567  Contract Completion Status 
568  Contract Payment Management Report 
601  Shipper's Exports Declaration 
602  Transportation Services Tender 
715  Intermodal Group Loading Plan 
805  Contract Pricing Proposal 
806  Project Schedule Reporting 
810  Invoice 
811  Consolidated Service Invoice/Statement 
812  Credit/Debit Adjustment 
813  Electronic Filing of Tax Return Data 
815  Cryptographic Service Message 
816  Organizational Relationship 
818  Commission Sales Report 
819  Operating Expense Statement 
820  Payment Order/Remittance Advice 
821  Financial Information Reporting 
822  Customer Account Analysis 
823  Lockbox 
824  Application Advice 
826  Tax Information Reporting 
827  Financial Payment Return Order/Return Notice 
828  Debit Authorization
829  Payment Cancellation Request 
830  Planning Schedule with Release Capability 
831  Application Control Totals 
832  Price/Sales Catalog 
833  Mortgage Credit Report Order 
834  Benefit Enrollment and Maintenance 
835  Health Care Claim Payment/Advice 
836  Procurement Notices 
837  Health Care Claim 
838  Trading Partner Profile 
839  Project Cost Reporting 
840  Request for Quotation 
841  Specifications/Technical Information 
842  Nonconformance Report 
843  Response to Request for Quotation 
844  Product Transfer Account Adjustment 
845  Price Authorization Acknowledgement/Status 
846  Inventory Inquiry/Advice 
847  Material Claim 
848  Material Safety Data Sheet 
849  Response to Product Transfer Account Adjustment 
850  Purchase Order 
851  Asset Schedule 
852  Product Activity Data 
853  Routing and Carrier Instruction 
854  Shipment Delivery Discrepancy Information 
855  Purchase Order Acknowledgment 
856  Shipment Notice/Manifest 
857  Shipment and Billing Notice 
858  Shipment Information 
859  Freight Invoice 
860  Purchase Order Change Request - Buyer Initiated 
861  Receiving Advice/Acceptance Certificate 
862  Shipping Schedule 
863  Report of Test Results 
864  Text Message 
865  Purchase Order Change Acknowledgment/Request - Seller Initiated 
866  Production Sequence 
867  Product Transfer and Resale Report 
868  Electronic Forms Structure 
869  Order Status Inquiry 
870  Order Status Report 
871  Component Parts Content
872  Residential Mortgage Insurance Application 
875  Grocery Products Purchase Order 
876  Grocery Products Purchase Order Change 
877  Manufacturer Coupon Family Code Structure 
878  Product Authorization/De-authorization 
879  Price Change • 880 Grocery Products Invoice 
881  Manufacturer Coupon Redemption Detail 
882  Direct Store Delivery Summary Information
883  Market Development Fund Allocation 
884  Market Development Fund Settlement 
885  Store Characteristics 
886  Customer Call Reporting 
887  Coupon Notification 
888  Item Maintenance 
889  Promotion Announcement 
891  Deduction Research Report 
893  Item Information Request 
894  Delivery/Return Base Record 
895  Delivery/Return Acknowledgment or Adjustment 
896  Product Dimension Maintenance 
920  Loss or Damage Claim - General Commodities 
924  Loss or Damage Claim - Motor Vehicle 
925  Claim Tracer 
926  Claim Status Report and Tracer Reply 
928  Automotive Inspection Detail 
940  Warehouse Shipping Order 
943  Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice 
944  Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice 
945  Warehouse Shipping Advice 
947  Warehouse Inventory Adjustment Advice 
980  Functional Group Totals 
990  Response to a Load Tender 
996  File Transfer 
997  Functional Acknowledgment 
998  Set Cancellation 

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