EDI 840 Request for Quotation
The EDI 840 transaction is an electronic Request for Quotation (RFQ) also known as ANSI X12 EDI 840. EDI 840 Request for Quotation transaction is sent from buyers as a request for quotation, delivery schedule or other supplier requested item information to suppliers. An EDI 840 transaction improves accuracy and provides transparency of both pricing and expectations to all parties.
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EDI 840 Request for Quotation transaction specifications and key data elements include:
- Description, quantities and prices
- Delivery schedule, expectations and conditions
- Packaging and shipping costs
- Request for pricing and payment conditions
- Bid submission deadline date
Benefits of using EDI 840 Request for Quotation
- Enhances efficiency, automates fulfillment and provides real-time visibility
- Improves data accuracy of information exchanged between trading partners
- Eliminates manual data entry, errors, discrepancies, chargebacks and delays
- Reduces back-orders and returns
Other Common X12 EDI Transactions
- (EDI 810) Invoice
- (EDI 830) Planning Schedule with Release Capability
- (EDI 843) Response to Request for Quotation
- (EDI 846) Inventory/Inquiry Advice
- (EDI 850) Purchase Order
- (EDI 855) Purchase Order Acknowledgement
- (EDI 856) Advance Shipment Notice
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