Electronic Dispatch Advice message (Advance Shipment Notice) in the UN/EDIFACT format. The EDI ANSI X12 equivalent is 856.
"The message intent is to advise of the detailed contents of a consignment.
The message relates to one Seller and one Buyer or their respective agents.
The message relates to a single despatch point and single or multiple destination points. It may cover a number of different items or packages. It allows the recipient to:
- know when the material has been despatched or will be ready for despatch
- have the precise details of the consignment
- take initial steps towards Customs clearance in the case of international consignments
- enable matching between despatched goods and the following invoice."
EDIFACT is Copyright United Nations.
|EDIFACT||EDI For Administration, Commerce and Trade||2||EDIFACT|
|DESADV||EDIFACT Dispatch Advice (DESADV)||3||DESADV|
|ASN||Advance Shipment Notice||ASN|
|856||EDI 856 Ship Notice/Manifest (ASN)||856|
|EDI||Electronic Data Interchange||EDI|