Documentation

The Invoice

An Invoice (PO) is a request for payment from the Seller or Supplier to the Buyer, referencing the shipment and the item details, along with the total amount invoiced and any discounts etc. Here we look at the Invoice created for the Purchase Order we looked at previously.

The X12 EDI version

Here is a sample EDI X12 Invoice (810) transaction message. Note that the line breaks have been inserted only for clarity, as EDI files typically do not contain line breaks.

ISA*00*          *00*          *ZZ*ADRTPROD       *08*925485US00     *210701*1017*;*00501*100100547*0*P*>~
GS*IN*ADRTPROD*925485US00*20210701*1017*200200547*X*005010~
ST*810*300300547~
BIG*20210704*WM0000001*20210624*5712201706***~
REF*IA*123456789~
REF*BM*BL123456789~
N1*ST*REGIONAL DISTRIBUTION CENTER 6285*UL*0078742090955~
N3*94-1420 MOANIANI ST~
N4*WAIPAHU*HI*96797*US~
N1*BT*WALMART INC.*UL*0078742090955~
N1*VN*SUPPLIER HAWAII LLC~
N3*12-345 BAKER ST~
N4*Laie*HI*12345*US~
DTM*011*20210703~
IT1**20*EA*3.75**IN*592351350*EN*7930526001294*UK*07930526001294~
IT1**20*EA*3.75**IN*592351352*EN*8801600264982*UK*08801600264982~
TDS*15000~
CAD*T***UPSN***BM*BL123456789~
ISS*02020*EA~
CTT*2~
SE*19*300300547~
GE*1*200200547~
IEA*1*100100547~

The human readable version

The human readable version of the above Invoice would look like the following.

invoice