What is EDI 860?
The EDI 860 contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated Transaction Set (860) for use within the context of an EDI environment. The primary use of an EDI 860 is to provide a standard practice for buyers to request purchase order changes in an efficient manner.
The most common use of an EDI 860 includes:
- Request a change to a previously submitted purchase order (EDI 850)
- Confirm acceptance of a purchase order change initiated by the seller or by mutual agreement of the two parties.